NICE(1) User Commands NICE(1)
nice - run a program with modified scheduling priority
nice [OPTION] [COMMAND [ARG]...]
Run COMMAND with an adjusted niceness, which affects process schedul-
ing. 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
add integer N to the niceness (default 10)
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
NOTE: your shell may have its own version of nice, which usually super-
sedes the version described here. Please refer to your shell's docu-
mentation for details about the options it supports.
Written by David MacKenzie.
GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
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Copyright (C) 2016 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.
Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/nice>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) nice invocation'
GNU coreutils 8.26 February 2017 NICE(1)