Please refer the following steps:
a.Enter the below command to get the PID for the running process on your system
which you want to kill.
It will show the output with something similar to the following:
PID TTY TIME CMD
1345 dz07 0:45 editmyblog
1346 dz07 0:43 -csh
b. Enter the below command to terminate the first process mentioned in the example
kill -9 1345
kill -9 1346
c. Instead you can also kill all the instances of a given process by using the killall
command. Enter as shown below:
<pname> specify to the process name.