NICESection: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2007
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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. Nicenesses range from -20 (most favorable scheduling) to 19 (least favorable).
- -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 BUGSReport bugs to <email@example.com>.
COPYRIGHTCopyright © 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
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.