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LUSER(8)										 LUSER(8)

NAME
       luser - process to control the clueless individuals who (mis)use computer systems, periph-
       eral devices and system administrators. Word play on "loser" and "user".

SYNOPSIS
       luser [-d] [-g<level>] [-s] <lusername>

DESCRIPTION
       luser is the primary tool a system administrator uses to manage	end-user  requests.  This
       powerful tool can actually cause the specified user to perform actions as specified by the
       flags.

       With no flags, luser deletes every running process owned by the specified <lusername>.

OPTIONS
       -d     Disk reclamation mode. Remove all files in the home directory of <lusername>.

       -g<level>
	      Grovel mode. Causes the specified luser to make an act of contrition to the  sysad-
	      min for past sins. The <level> indicates the severity of the contrition:

       LEVEL

       0      User makes a sincere apology and promises to never do it again.

       1      User buys sysadmin a large quantity of sysadmin's favorite beverage.

       2      User signs over ownership of his/her car to sysadmin.

       3      User  resigns  from  the	company  after writing a long letter of apology detailing
	      his/her failings.

       4      User commits ritual suicide by sucking on a power strip and grounding himself to	a
	      conduit.

NOTES
       Sysadmins  are  encouraged  to  use  the -s option as a way to smarten up the world's user
       base. Use the -g option at level 4 outside the confines of  the	machine  room.	The  more
       lusers that witness the act, the better.

SEE ALSO
       sysadmin(1)

BUGS
       Occasionally,  the  luser  may  survive the effects of luser -g4.  In that event, a second
       invocation of the command will usually prove to be fatal.

HISTORY
       Written by Eric L. Pederson <eric@bofh.org.uk>.

					25 September 1995				 LUSER(8)
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