The start of application Motion (use by camera to detect a detection); i use this command:

sudo motion

How can i stop motion please?

Thank you .

  • your question is not related to the Raspberry Pi in any way .... it is a Linux question ... in the future, please post your question here unix.stackexchange.com/questions
    – jsotola
    Mar 30, 2020 at 19:36
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    sudo killall motion
    – Dougie
    Mar 31, 2020 at 20:15
  • Hi jsotola, this is related to raspi because a lot of people use it, and I'm not able to get good search results by searching for "stop motion".
    – Slothario
    Jul 10, 2022 at 23:08

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Use CTRL+C to stop any program started from the commandline.

  • I want to stop on a bash script
    – juju
    Mar 31, 2020 at 8:01
  • @juju Please add this important information to your question.
    – Ingo
    Mar 31, 2020 at 9:23

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