bgcheck is a process monitor for Linux written in perl that can be a very useful tool for administrators used to limit the amount of background processes that each user can run.
Release Notes: Fixed ftpd spawn detection to work better and added support for long usernames.
Release Notes: Fixed major problems handling ftp processes and added exception list for programs.
Release Notes: Fixed ps parsing routines to work better, modified to display memory correctly, added feature to send e-mail to the admin if the user violates the process limit a set amount of times and added feature to send e-mail to the user when they exceed the maximum.
Release Notes: added ask option that prompts you on whether or not to kill processes; added command line parameters; modified so that it kills the pids using the most memory instead of arbitrarily
Release Notes: Initial release.