[IPython-User] How to terminate running IPython kernel?

klo uo klonuo@gmail....
Fri Jun 29 11:13:42 CDT 2012

So this is like some kind of a feature then

I haven't checked on Windows but on Linux it looks like PID is number
attached to kernel: kernel-<PID>.json, so at least it seems like not
much of a trouble to do `kill <PID>` on Linux, as for Windows I don't
know of such command

On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 5:49 PM, Jörgen Stenarson wrote:
> klo uo skrev 2012-06-29 10:21:
>> If I execute this in terminal:
>>    $ ipython kernel
>>    [IPKernelApp] To connect another client to this kernel, use:
>>    [IPKernelApp] --existing kernel-4333.json
>> How can I terminate this kernel?
>> Ctrl+C, Ctrl+D, exit, quit, exit()... can't do it
> As far as I know you have to find the process and kill it with your OS
> regular tools, this can unfortunately be tricky if you have several
> python processes running.
> See https://github.com/ipython/ipython/issues/2049 for a short
> explanation of why it works this way.
> /Jörgen
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