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NICE(1)				 User Commands			       NICE(1)



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.   Nicenesses	 range
       from -20 (most favorable scheduling) to 19 (least favorable).

       -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
       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2006 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.

SEE ALSO
       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.



nice 5.97			  March 2012			       NICE(1)
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