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Linux / Unix Command: nice
Command Library


nice - run a program with modified scheduling priority




nice [OPTION] [COMMAND [ARG]...]  


Run COMMAND with an adjusted scheduling priority. With no COMMAND, print the current scheduling priority. ADJUST is 10 by default. Range goes from -20 (highest priority) to 19 (lowest).

-n, --adjustment=ADJUST
increment priority by ADJUST first
display this help and exit
output version information and exit


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 nice

should give you access to the complete manual.

Important: Use the man command (% man) to see how a command is used on your particular computer.

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