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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.   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)

       --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
       GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report nice translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  (C) 2014 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),	renice(1)

       Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/nice>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) nice	invocation'

GNU coreutils 8.23		  March	2015			       NICE(1)

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