Manual page for NICE(1L)
nice - run a program with modified scheduling priority
[-n adjustment] [-adjustment] [--adjustment=adjustment]
[--help] [--version] [command [arg...]]
This manual page
documents the GNU version of
Note that most shells have a built-in command by the same name and
with similar functionality.
If no arguments are given,
prints the current scheduling priority, which it inherited.
runs the given
with its scheduling priority adjusted.
is given, the priority of the command is incremented by 10. The
superuser can specify a negative adjustment. The priority can be
over the range of -20 (the highest priority) to 19 (the lowest).
- -n adjustment, -adjustment, --adjustment=adjustment
instead of 10 to the command's priority.
Print a usage message on standard output and exit successfully.
Print version information on standard output then exit successfully.
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97