Chapter 24. Starting, Stopping, and Killing Processes
What’s in This Chapter
We’ve already talked about so many of the topics in this chapter, here or
there, that it may seem like a real hodgepodge. It’s a grab-bag of important
things to know about processes — which you can think of as programs that are
actually running, rather than sitting on the disk somewhere.
The chapter starts out with a couple of conceptual articles. They define
some important terms that you’re likely to encounter in this chapter.