Kill Running VMware Virtual Machine

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Kill a running VMware virtual machine from the command line...

killall vmware-vmx

This will kill all running VMware virtual machines. If you want to kill a specific virtual machine, you can use the ps command to find the process ID (PID) of the virtual machine and then use the kill command to kill it.

ps -ef | grep vmware-vmx

kill -9 <PID>