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./javaUpdates taking 99.9% CPU utilization.In this case java is not running.How to kill the event permanently or alternate solution.

while use top command in Ubuntu 14.04 it showing as below 31694 root 20 0 301856 2036 1716 S 99.7 0.1 3:46.31 javaUpdates


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Hello,

When you run top you could press c and you would be able to see the full command which would give you more information about the process.

Another thing that you could do is run:

ps aux | grep java

This should also give you more information.

If you think that you don’t need that process, you could stop it by running:

sudo kill 31694

If it does not stop, you could try running the kill command with a SIGKILL:

sudo kill -9 31694

Regards, Bobby