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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 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
       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 super-
       sedes the version described here.  Please refer to your  shell's  docu-
       mentation 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  (C) 2015 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(1), nice(1)

       Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/nice>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) nice invocation'



GNU coreutils 8.24                 July 2015                           nice(1)

coreutils 8.24 - Generated Sat Jul 11 15:09:04 CDT 2015
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