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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 PARTICU- LAR 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)