Commandline 101: Getting a Grip on Grep

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please use pgrep, pkill

Anonymous's picture

Please use
pgrep
instead of
ps aux | grep [s]omething

The same with pkill

Thanks

Just examples

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I was just thinking of quick examples for the uses of grep. But thanks for the pgrep/pkill tips. :)

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