slay - kill all processes belonging to a user
slay [-signal] name [name...]
sends given signal (KILL by default) to all processes belonging to
user(s) given on the command line. When called without arguments it displays
You can use -clean
as a signal name, in that case a "clean
kill" is done, that is processes are first sent TERM
after 10 seconds those that haven't terminated yet are killed with KILL
There are no options.
- setting SLAY_BUTTHEAD
puts slay into
Butt-head mode (which has different messages than normal mode). Setting it to
puts it into normal mode. This environment variable overrides the
setting from /etc/slay_mode
- contains keywords describing the mode slay works in,
separated by newlines:
turns mean mode on. In mean mode attempts to slay people without
root privileges are punished. This is the default.
turns mean mode off.
switched slay to Butt-head messages mode.
switches slay to normal messages mode. This is the default.
You can only use one of mean/nice keywords and one of butthead/normal keywords.
Unknown. If there are any report them to author and/or package maintainer.
Slay was written by Chris Ausbrooks <email@example.com>.
This man page was written by Pawel Wiecek <firstname.lastname@example.org>.