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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 nice bugs	to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page:	<http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software:	<http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  (C) 2009 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(2)

       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 coreutils 'nice invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU coreutils 7.1		   July	2010			       NICE(1)

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