nice - run a program with modified scheduling priority
nice [OPTION] [COMMAND [ARG]...]
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).
increment priority by ADJUST first
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Written by David MacKenzie.
Report bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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
The full documentation for nice is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If
the info and nice programs are properly installed at your site, the
should give you access to the complete manual.
GNU coreutils 4.5.3 February 2003 nice(1)