Kubuntu/Ubuntu does not remove everything from memory at shutdown
samorris at netspace.net.au
Fri Mar 12 23:27:15 UTC 2010
On 12/03/10 17:46, Reinhold Rumberger wrote:
> On Friday 12 March 2010, Steve Morris wrote:
>> On 12/03/10 12:22, Reinhold Rumberger wrote:
>>> On Friday 12 March 2010, Steve Morris wrote:
>>>> I've even been in the situation of, because of Compiz being
>>>> unstable and randomly crashing with no way of restarting it, of
>>>> having to warm boot Kubuntu with applications like firefox
>>>> still active,
>>> Gee, I told you: no application can survive a reboot - firefox
>>> simply didn't close properly and left a lock file in place!
>> Let me understand this properly. Are you telling me that pkill
>> firefox or pkill firefox-bin removes files?
> What makes you so sure your pkill actually killed anything?
ps -A no longer reported those apps as being active and firefox
subsequently started quite happily.
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