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CentOS 7.0 - man page for nproc (centos section 1)

NPROC(1)							   User Commands							  NPROC(1)

nproc - print the number of processing units available
nproc [OPTION]...
Print the number of processing units available to the current process, which may be less than the number of online processors --all print the number of installed processors --ignore=N if possible, exclude N processing units --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit GNU coreutils online help: <> Report nproc translation bugs to <>
Written by Giuseppe Scrivano.
Copyright (C) 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>. This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
The full documentation for nproc is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and nproc programs are properly installed at your site, the command info coreutils 'nproc invocation' should give you access to the complete manual. GNU coreutils 8.22 June 2014 NPROC(1)