Manual Reference Pages - NICE (1)
nice - run a program with modified scheduling priority
nice [OPTION] [COMMAND [ARG]...]
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).
NOTE: your shell may have its own version of nice, which usually supersedes
the version described here. Please refer to your shells documentation
for details about the options it supports.
add integer N to the niceness (default 10)
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Written by David MacKenzie.
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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.
The full documentation for
nice is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the
nice programs are properly installed at your site, the command
should give you access to the complete manual.
info coreutils nice invocation
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