Welcome to the reniceall project page. reniceall is a
simple shell script that is to renice what killall is to
kill - it lets you renice all running processes with a given
name to a new nice value at one time.
[esser@dual esser]$ reniceall 5 bash
8490: old priority 0, new priority: 5
2059: old priority 0, new priority: 5
2041: old priority 0, new priority: 5
2023: old priority 0, new priority: 5
When you call reniceall as normal user, you may only increase
the nice values of processes; this is the same limitation as for the
regular renice command.
However, the administrator (root) can set any nice value, including
There's a help function
[esser@dual esser]$ reniceall -h
reniceall renices several processes with same name.
Syntax: reniceall nicevalue name
and also a man page. To install, download the archive
untar it, and run install.sh in the new directory as root,
or if you don't trust install scripts, look what it does and
copy the files yourself.
There's a man page that I created with manedit,