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NICE

Section: User Commands (1)

Updated: March 2015

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NAME

nice - run a program with modified scheduling priority

SYNOPSIS

nice [OPTION] [COMMAND [ARG]...]

DESCRIPTION

Run COMMAND with an adjusted niceness, which affects process scheduling. With no COMMAND, print the current niceness. Niceness values range from -20 (most favorable to the process) to 19 (least favorable to the process).

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

-n, --adjustment=N
add integer N to the niceness (default 10):
--help
display this help and exit:
--version
output version information and exit:

NOTE: your shell may have its own version of nice, which usually supersedes the version described here. Please refer to your shell's documentation for details about the options it supports.

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>

Report nice translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.

This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

nice?(2), renice?(1)

Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/nice>

or available locally via: info '(coreutils) nice invocation'


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