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rabidninjawombat
May 22nd, 2008, 10:27 PM
Need a bit o' help here.. What is the way to kill an errant application (ala alt+f4 in windows) This has happned a couple times to me where a full screen application will go crazy,and cant alt-tab outa it. Thanks in advance.

shifty_powers
May 22nd, 2008, 10:32 PM
right click on your top panel, add to panel and select force quite.

to run it otherwise, alt+f2 and then enter gksudo xkill ;)

KingTermite
May 22nd, 2008, 10:32 PM
In gnome, alt+F4 should work same as in windows.

Another alternative is to kill it from a terminal window. Open up a terminal window and type "ps" to show the running processes (command line version of task manager sort of). When you identify the process, type "kill %%%" where %%% is the process number.

rabidninjawombat
May 22nd, 2008, 10:42 PM
Thanks for the info!

shifty_powers
May 22nd, 2008, 10:46 PM
no probs, happy to help ;)