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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 nice bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
       Report nice translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright  ©  2011  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.

SEE ALSO

       nice(2)

       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 coreutils 'nice invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.