NICESection: User Commands (1)
Updated: February 2022
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NAMEnice - run a program with modified scheduling priority
SYNOPSISnice [,OPTION/] [,COMMAND /[,ARG/]...]
Run COMMAND with an adjusted niceness, which affects process scheduling. 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)
- display this help and exit
- output version information and exit
AUTHORWritten by David MacKenzie.
REPORTING BUGSGNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
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COPYRIGHTCopyright © 2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://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 ALSOnice(2), renice(1)
Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/nice>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) nice invocation'
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