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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for nice (redhat section 1)

NICE(1) 				       FSF					  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 (C) 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)


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