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|| ||KDE Priority handler 1.0 RC2|
|| ||Mon, 29 Oct 2007 21:10:42 +0100|
Name: KDE Priority handler
Version: 1.0 RC2
Type: KDE Other Utility
Depend: KDE 3.5.x
KDE Priority handler is an application that
monitors the current active processes/applications
and let's the user categorize the process into an
This is very usefull for buggy and/or cpu
intensive applications. By adding these to an low
priority group makes the desktop usable even if
they go berserk on the system.
Hope you find it usefull.
How it works:
By default most user processes get the nice level
0, higest possible to set without root access.
My program monitors the active processes and
change thire nice level to correspondent with the
group it's been added to witin my program.
ex. The user starts konqueror, and get an popup
about this processes is found and is unrated. Now
the user chooses "konqueror" in the treeview to
the left, then presses the "Webbrowser" icon.
This renices konqueror to the nice level of
webbrowsers. Next time konqueror is started (and
KDE Priority handler is runing) it will
automaticly renice the process without any user
With the introduction of v0.2 most of the
suggested features are added and quite a few
other. Please feel free to comment/drop me an mail
about features you miss or bugs you found.
2007-10-29 KDE Priority handler v1.0 RC2
Fix: It now works with kernel 2.6.23, as well as
with prior kernels.
Fix: The systray and active icons now works
Feature: Autohide empty categories in the treeview
(grouped, independent, unrated)
I just upgraded to kernel 2.6.23, and it looks
like theer might have been some changes to the
/proc layout due to the new shedulers. So right
now this app wont work for .23.
I noticed an graphical glitch, when an process
goes deactive/active the indication icon for this
wont change. Ill fix it to RC2.
2007-10-08 Archlinux -- AUR
This application is now avaible in the AUR for
archlinux, the package name is knice.
2007-10-08 KDE Priority handler v1.0 RC1
This is the first release candidate. It should be
quite stable and fast. NOTE: The GUI hasent
changed from 0.2.
Fix: There was an issue with increasing cpu usage
when the list of processes grew. This should now
Fix: Various internal improvments, this should be
noticed in less cpu usage.
Fix: Changed the update interval from 2 seconds to
3 seconds to even further decrease the cpu usage.
2007-10-04 KDE Priority handler v0.2 Beta Bug fix
Fix: In some uniqe situations a process dosent
live long enought to retrive information from it.
This caused an crash
2007-10-01 KDE Priority handler v0.2 Beta (Major
Feature: Group management. It's now possible to
add and remove groups.
Feature: Added the abilaty to handle processes
independent from any group.
Feature: Added icons to indicate whatever an
process is active or not.
Feature: It's now possible to change priority and
icon for a group by selecting it with the right
Fix: New unrated processes now get an low priority
2007-09-15 Beta 0.1.1 relased
Fix: Removed the "Store" button as it's function
was removed prior to the beta release.
Fix: Removed the popup. Dident work well, was
Feature: The system tray now uses an different
icon if there is unrated processes.
Feature: It's now possible remove the rating
policy for an process. Select it in the "Rated"
tree and press delete(keyboard).
NOTE: The package filename have changed to include
Fixed the download link.
First beta release, not to buggy i hope :)
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