kill command

I manage MS-Windows server and recently started to play with OpenBSD server. How do I reload or restart the dhcpd server on OpenBSD using shell command line option?

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I am a new Linux command line user. How do I start or run command in the background so that I can access command prompt immediately?


I made some changes to the /etc/squid/squid.conf file and issued the command /sbin/service squid restart. However, this command takes way too much time to restart the server. How do I tell squid to just reread the config file and apply new changes under Linux operating systems?


There is no rc.d script provided under OpenBSD for sshd service. How do I restart OpenSSH sshd server without rebooting OpenBSD 4.x server?


kill linux unix command

I‘m a new Linux and Unix user. How do I send a KILL signal to a process under Linux or Unix-like operating systems using command prompt?


I’ve made changes / updates to my /etc/inittab file to configure init process to start with agetty. init reads the /etc/inittab configuration file at the time of system boot. How do I re-read this file without rebooting my Linux server?