Alternatives to popular CLI tools: kill

This article spotlights alternative tools to kill.

kill man page

The software featured here is free and open source. All tools provide a command-line interface (CLI) unless otherwise stated.

Alternatives to kill
fkillKill processes quick and easy
gkillInteractive process killer written in Go
epkillprocps utilities with environment constraints
pkillKills a given program name
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