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sindresorhus / fkill-cli

Fabulously kill processes. Cross-platform.

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Fabulously kill processes. Cross-platform.

Build Status

Works on macOS, Linux, and Windows.


$ npm install --global fkill-cli


$ fkill --help

Usage $ fkill [ …]

Options --force -f Force kill --verbose -v Show process arguments --silent -s Silently kill and always exit with code 0

Examples $ fkill 1337 $ fkill safari $ fkill :8080 $ fkill 1337 safari :8080 $ fkill

To kill a port, prefix it with a colon. For example: :8080.

Run without arguments to use the interactive interface. In interactive mode, 🚦n% indicates high CPU usage and 🐏n% indicates high memory usage.

The process name is case insensitive.

Interactive UI


without arguments to launch the interactive UI.



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