MacOS – How to stop a process in Terminal


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Ending a process in unix instead of interrupting it

When I task in Terminal, such as ping, how do I then stop this task (other than closing the Terminal window. In Windows, you can Ctrl+Break pretty much any terminal based process, but I can't figure out the way to do it on the Mac.

Best Answer

Ctrl + C

Ctrl + C is a the standard *nix way of signaling a process to abort.