[K12OSN] Freezing/Pausing Student Programs in Mid-Use

Sudev Barar sudev at mantraonline.com
Wed May 18 04:00:28 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-05-17 at 14:52 -0400, Henry Burroughs wrote:
> I was reading my "Linux Server Hacks" book and found a cool way to
> freeze clients using root:
> skill -STOP -u <username>
> That causes all processes that belong to the user to freeze.  You can
> restart the user by:
> skill -CONT -u <username>
> It beats trying to run xscreensaver and remotely locking the other
> computers (there are easy ways to disable/defeat that... I found out
> pretty quickly as I battled students one day).

Thanks and very interesting. WIKI this?
Sudev Barar
Learning Linux

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