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NAME

       nice - run a program with modified scheduling priority

SYNOPSIS

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

DESCRIPTION

       Run   COMMAND   with   an  adjusted  niceness,  which  affects  process
       scheduling.  With no COMMAND, print the current  niceness.   Nicenesses
       range from -20 (most favorable scheduling) to 19 (least favorable).

       -n, --adjustment=N
              add integer N to the niceness (default 10)

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

       NOTE:  your  shell  may  have  its  own  version of nice, which usually
       supersedes the version described here.  Please refer  to  your  shell’s
       documentation for details about the options it supports.

AUTHOR

       Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

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

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2005 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This  is  free  software.   You may redistribute copies of it under the
       terms      of      the      GNU      General       Public       License
       <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.   There  is NO WARRANTY, to the
       extent permitted by law.

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.