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NICE

Section: User Commands (1) Updated: February 2011
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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. Nicenesses range from -20 (most favorable scheduling) to 19 (least favorable).

-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

Report nice bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
Report nice translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2010 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)

The full documentation for nice is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and nice programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info coreutils 'nice invocation'

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

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