We really need to revisit this spec for Hardy Heron

Scott Balneaves sbalneav at legalaid.mb.ca
Sun Sep 2 07:09:34 BST 2007

On Sun, Sep 02, 2007 at 12:50:30AM -0400, David Trask wrote:
> My case in point is the fact that I'm having issues with Tuxpaint....I now
> have a bazillion instances of Tuxpaint lingering around.  I have to reboot
> to rid myself of all of them.


pkill tuxpaint.

>  If we had something that would purge these
> processes for us like the K12LTSP purge users script....although its a bit
> of a hack....it would make life in the "real world" of sysadmins....a LOT
> easier and happier.  I'm advocating for addressing this issue.

Why not just grab the purge users script, put it in the appropriate place,
and see what happens, and let us know?

> opinion this is something that cannot wait.  I'm seeing it as a bit of a
> step backward for me in the move from K12LTSP to Edubuntu.  I'm hoping I
> can find some way to deal with this in the meantime.  I'm totally open to
> ideas and suggestions.  

A quick nightly script with a:

pkill tuxpaint
pkill whatever
pkill other
pkill processes
pkill you
pkill don't 
pkill want 

in it?


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