Originally Posted by 321
Is there a way to allow a non-root user to set the priority of a program?
A regular user can decrease priorty (increase "niceness") but not increase it for his own processes. Take a look at the nice
commands. I believe a normal user can also do this from within the top
You can also give a normal user the ability to run renice
in the sudoers
file. Whether that is a good idea is another question.