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START-STOP-DAEMON(1) User Commands START-STOP-DAEMON(1)

start-stop-daemon - manual page for start-stop-daemon 1.31.1

start-stop-daemon [OPTIONS] [-S|-K] ... [-- ARGS...]

BusyBox v1.31.1 (2020-04-30 13:38:01 EDT) multi-call binary.

Search for matching processes, and then -K: stop all matching processes -S: start a process unless a matching process is found

-u USERNAME|UID Match only this user's processes

-n NAME
Match processes with NAME in comm field in /proc/PID/stat
-x EXECUTABLE
Match processes with this command in /proc/PID/cmdline
-p FILE
Match a process with PID from FILE
All specified conditions must match

-x EXECUTABLE
Program to run
-a NAME
Zeroth argument
-b
Background
-N N
Change nice level

-c USER[:[GRP]] Change user/group

-m
Write PID to pidfile specified by -p

-s SIG
Signal to send
-t
Match only, exit with 0 if found

-o
Exit with status 0 if nothing is done
-v
Verbose
-q
Quiet
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