[linux-audio-user] live music with linux

Chris Pickett chris.pickett at mail.mcgill.ca
Wed Jul 28 16:05:15 EDT 2004

Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> Chris Pickett hat gesagt: // Chris Pickett wrote:
>>I need an "i'm-going-away-from-my-computer-so-do-annoying-things" 
>>script, or some kind of scheduler based on cpu usage.
> For example you could run these commands when logging off. A very cool
> idea I just had is this: You could add a script to your xscreensaver
> conf.  Just add it to ~/.xscreensaver in the "programs" section. You
> could for example put a call to anacron there.  Ah, the wonders of
> Linux configurability. ;)

Cool!  How do I kill or suspend things when I come back?  Just grep ps 
for PID's?  I suppose nice is meant to handle these things, but it 
doesn't seem to work very well for I/O and memory.


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