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

Posted December 17, 2019 1.5k views

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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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