This utility usually runned as cron task.
On each call it builds list of processes and matches each of processes
against conditions list readed from configuration file.
If process matched conditions, specified action performed.
Action is shell command. Usually it is renice(8) or kill(1).
For security reasons it is better to run kickproc from separate
non-root user and use super(1) or sudo(8) to perform actions.
Usually kickproc used by system admin to renice long running
user computing tasks and to kill suspended/deadlocked applications like Midnight Commander, Acroread, Mozilla...
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