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NICE(1)                     General Commands Manual                    NICE(1)



NAME
       nice, nohup - run a command at low priority

SYNOPSIS
       nice [ -number ] command [ arguments ]

       nohup command [ arguments ]

DESCRIPTION
       Nice  executes  command  with  low  scheduling priority.  If the number
       argument is present, the priority is incremented (higher  numbers  mean
       lower priorities) by that amount up to a limit of 20.  The default num-
       ber is 10.

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

       Nohup  executes command immune to hangup and terminate signals from the
       controlling terminal.  The priority is incremented by 5.  Nohup  should
       be invoked from the shell with `&' in order to prevent it from respond-
       ing to interrupts by or stealing the input from  the  next  person  who
       logs in on the same terminal.

FILES
       nohup.out standard output and standard error file under nohup

SEE ALSO
       nice(2)

DIAGNOSTICS
       Nice returns the exit status of the subject command.



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