makes application hang less, changing the nice value

September 28th, 2006 mysurface Posted in nice | Hits: 23935 | No Comments »

You can run a program with different nice, by default is 0 and the nice value is between -20 to 20. By changing the nice value, you are changing the prirority of an execution. -20 is most favorable scheduling and 19 is least favorable.

So to start gmplayer with higher priority.

sudo nice -n -10 gmplayer

You need root privilage if you want to run specified nice value less than 0.

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