5 releases (breaking)
|0.9.0||May 13, 2023|
|0.8.0||May 5, 2023|
|0.7.0||May 2, 2023|
|0.6.0||Mar 27, 2023|
|0.5.0||Mar 25, 2023|
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killport is a command-line utility for killing processes listening on specific ports. It's designed to be simple, fast, and effective. The tool is built with Rust and works on Linux, macOS, and Windows.
- Kill processes by port number
- Supports multiple port numbers
- Verbosity control
- Works on Linux, macOS and Windows
Run the following command to install killport using Homebrew.
brew tap jkfran/killport brew install killport
Run the following command to automatically download and install
curl -sL https://bit.ly/killport | sh
Don't forget to add
$HOME/.local/bin to your
PATH environment variable, if it's not already present.
Run the following command to install killport using cargo. If you don't have cargo, follow the official Rust installation guide.
cargo install killport
You can download the binary releases for different architectures from the releases page and manually install them.
killport [FLAGS] <ports>...
Kill a single process listening on port 8080:
Kill multiple processes listening on ports 8045, 8046, and 8080:
killport 8045 8046 8080
Kill processes with specified signal:
killport -s sigkill 8080
-s, --signal Specify a signal name to be sent. (e.g. sigkill)
-v, --verbose Increase the verbosity level. Use multiple times for more detailed output.
-h, --help Display the help message and exit.
-V, --version Display the version information and exit.
We welcome contributions to the killport project! Before you start, please read our Code of Conduct and the Contributing Guidelines.
To contribute, follow these steps:
- Fork the repository on GitHub.
- Clone your fork and create a new branch for your feature or bugfix.
- Make your changes, following our coding guidelines.
- Add tests for your changes and ensure all tests pass.
- Commit your changes, following our commit message guidelines.
- Push your changes to your fork and create a pull request.
We'll review your pull request and provide feedback or merge your changes.
This project is licensed under the MIT License. See the LICENSE file for more information.