NICE(1)                                                          User Commands                                                         NICE(1)

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 © 2011 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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