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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.

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


AUTHOR

       Written by David MacKenzie.


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright (C) 2013 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)

       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 8.22 November 2016 NICE(1)



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