Deleting user on digitalocean droplet

Hello guys, please how to I fix this issue: user username is currently used by process 1068.

Am trying to delete a user but am getting this error message: user olamide is currently used by process 1068

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Bobby Iliev
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May 28, 2022


I could suggest starting by checking what process exactly this is referring to. You can do that with the ps command:

ps aux | grep 1068

If the process is not important for you, you can kill it with the following command:

kill 1068

Hope that this helps.