Can’t killall on Debian 9 Stretch


Trying to kill a process:

$ killall process
==> ash: 1: killall: command not found


# apt-get update
# apt-cache search killall
==> psmisc - utilities that use the proc file system
==> sysvinit-utils - System-V-like utilities

Must be more hot systemd garbage.

# apt-get install sysvinit-utils
==> sysvinit-utils is already the newest version

I stand corrected! Trying again:

# apt-get install psmisc
==> Unpacking psmisc [..] Setting up psmisc [..]

Let’s try:

$ killall process
==> (exit 0)


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