Provided by: coreutils_7.4-2ubuntu1_i386
nice - run a program with modified scheduling priority
nice [OPTION] [COMMAND [ARG]...]
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).
add integer N to the niceness (default 10)
--help display this help and exit
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.
Written by David MacKenzie.
Report nice bugs to email@example.com
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Copyright © 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU
GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
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 nice is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If
the info and nice programs are properly installed at your site, the
info coreutils 'nice invocation'
should give you access to the complete manual.