Bill Rugolsky Jr. wrote:
On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 08:26:55PM +0100, Jaap A. Haitsma wrote:
>I sometime get a bit frustrated that a cron job starts while I'm
>working. Wouldn't it be nicer that this stuff would run when I'm not
>doing any work. I.e. when the screensaver is active. Maybe as a minor
>enhancement when the screensaver is active and there is not a process
>asking for cpu power /disk access. Sometimes I'm running compiling jobs
>which take quite a while.
3. nice(1) and renice(8)
With some combination of these, it is not too difficult to roll
a (sub-optimal) solution using nothing more than scripting.
This reminds me, that it's seriously annoying
that xscreensaver runs for vnc sessions. Seems
like an easy fix.