ps aux | grep javaand following up with a
kill -9for each process that looks like it might be the one I'm looking for. On good days there's only a few processes; however, things are more complicated when I have several to look through.
Last week I noticed that the command used to launch the process printed in the Console window, and, more importantly, the idea.launcher.port is part of that command: e.g. idea.launcher.port=7538. Assuming the port is unique, or even almost unique it's much easier to
ps aux | grepfor than java.