nice

NICE(1)                           User Commands                          NICE(1)



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.  Niceness values range from
       -20 (most favorable to the process) to 19 (least favorable to the
       process).

       Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

       -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
       GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report any translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright © 2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU GPL
       version 3 or later <https://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), renice(1)

       Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/nice>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) nice invocation'



GNU coreutils 8.32                 March 2020                            NICE(1)