Kubuntu/Ubuntu does not remove everything from memory at shutdown

Steve Morris 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!
>>>
>>>     --Reinhold
>>>        
>> 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?
>
>    --Reinhold
>
>    
ps -A no longer reported those apps as being active and firefox 
subsequently started quite happily.

regards,
Steve

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