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Steam for Linux

Willow Aug 11, 2013 @ 2:08am
[FTL] can't close the game
i have this problem and i don't know how to resolve it :( i don't know other games can have the same problem..
i'm using debian wheezy.. someone can help me?
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Yoyo San Aug 11, 2013 @ 2:12am 
What game?

Can you Alt+Tab out of it?
If not, press Ctrl+Alt+F1. You should see a console. Log in and end the game using htop of top.
bitcrusher Aug 11, 2013 @ 2:32am 
pkill -9 ftl that should do it lol
lis~ Aug 11, 2013 @ 7:01am 
@Bitcrusher: The name of the process is FTL, not ftl, and you don't have to kill it with SIGKILL, SIGTERM is enough:

pkill -TERM FTL


killall FTL


kill -TERM $(pidof FTL)
Last edited by lis~; Aug 11, 2013 @ 7:04am
bitcrusher Aug 11, 2013 @ 11:31am 
sure if want to be safe but if u want to be sure :D yea i suspect it needed to be capitalized.
you don't need the -TERM as thats the default
Last edited by bitcrusher; Aug 11, 2013 @ 11:34am
Yenticha Aug 21, 2013 @ 8:49am 
I got the same problem.
I could also "solve it" by killing the FTL process... but it's hardly a clean solution.
Any other fix in sight? Or an explanation for why the FTL process stays hanging (and using ~60% CPU) after quitting it?

ps x | grep FTL
kill -9 (pid of FTL process)
TiZ Aug 23, 2013 @ 12:25pm 
This is fixed by disabling steam community in-game.
W0LFM4ST3R12805 Feb 3, 2014 @ 7:53pm 
or go into start menu type in "task manager" and click first thing then just click on whatever game and press end now then end now in the bow that shows up
R3450N Feb 4, 2014 @ 6:08am 
You guys use such complicated commands in order to achieve what best could be done by:

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Date Posted: Aug 11, 2013 @ 2:08am
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