NPROC(1)                        User Commands                       NPROC(1)

NAME         top

       nproc - print the number of processing units available

SYNOPSIS         top

       nproc [OPTION]...

DESCRIPTION         top

       Print the number of processing units available to the current
       process, which may be less than the number of online processors

       --all  print the number of installed processors

              if possible, exclude N processing units

       --help display this help and exit

              output version information and exit

AUTHOR         top

       Written by Giuseppe Scrivano.

REPORTING BUGS         top

       GNU coreutils online help: <>
       Report nproc translation bugs to

COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <>.
       This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO         top

       Full documentation at: <>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) nproc invocation'

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GNU coreutils 8.29              December 2017                       NPROC(1)

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