luser - process to control the clueless induhviduals who
(mis)use computer systems, peripheral devices and system
administrators. Word play on "loser" and "user".
luser [-d] [-g<level>] [-s] <lusername>
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>.
-d Disk reclamation mode. Remove all files in the home
directory of <lusername>.
Grovel mode. Causes the specified luser to make an
act of contrition to the sysadmin for past sins.
The <level> indicates the severity of the contri
0 User makes a sincere apology and promises to never
do it again.
1 User buys sysadmin a large quantity of sysadmin's
2 User signs over ownership of his/her car to sysad
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.
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.
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.
Written by Eric L. Pederson <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
25 September 1995 LUSER(8)
By Olli's man-to-html utility, Sat Jan 19 19:57:40 CET 2002.