nice (1)





NAME

       nice - run a program with modified scheduling priority


SYNOPSIS

       nice [OPTION] [COMMAND [ARG]...]


DESCRIPTION

       Run  COMMAND  with  an  adjusted scheduling priority.  With no COMMAND,
       print the current scheduling priority.  ADJUST is 10 by default.  Range
       goes from -20 (highest priority) to 19 (lowest).

       -n, --adjustment=ADJUST
              increment priority by ADJUST first

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit


AUTHOR

       Written by David MacKenzie.


REPORTING BUGS

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


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright  2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR  A  PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.


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.

GNU coreutils 4.5.3              February 2003                         nice(1)