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October 27, 2009  3:42 PM

How to Properly kill a VM



Posted by: Nathan Simon
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We all know that you can use the command "ps -ef |grep (vmconfig filename.vmx)" to find the PID for a VM, but I get confused as to which number that comes up is actually the PID... I found a new command that works much better. See below. The Definitive way to Kill a PID...

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