Scientific Operations



NICE(I)                       2/8/75                      NICE(I)



NAME
     nice - run a command at low priority

SYNOPSIS
     nice [ -number ] command [ arguments ]

DESCRIPTION
     Nice  executes  command  with low scheduling priority.  If a
     numerical argument is given, that  priority  (in  the  range
     1-20) is used; if not, priority 4 is used.

     The  super-user  may  run commands with priority higher than
     normal by using a negative priority, e.g. `--10'.

SEE ALSO
     nohup(I), nice(II)

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