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Presumably the Ctrl-C is only killing the active conversion sub process(es). You could try using Ctrl-Z to suspend it, then kill off the suspended process with kill %1. Alternatively spin up another terminal and kill the find process from there.


I don't understand why you'd kill the process after it has started... But that could be accomplished with the following script considering that grep -m1 doesn't work for you: #!/bin/bash java -jar xyz.jar &> "/tmp/yourscriptlog.txt" & processnumber=$! tail -F "/tmp/yourscriptlog.txt" | awk '/Started server on port 8000/ { system("kill '$...


java -jar xyz.jar | grep -m1 "Started server on port 8000"

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