nproc

print the number of processing units available

TLDR

Display the number of available processing units

$ nproc
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Display the number of installed processing units, including any inactive ones

$ nproc --all
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If possible, subtract a given number of units from the returned value

$ nproc --ignore [count]
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SYNOPSIS

nproc [OPTION]...

DESCRIPTION

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

--ignore=N

if possible, exclude N processing units

--help

display this help and exit

--version

output version information and exit

REPORTING BUGS

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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

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

AUTHOR

Written by Giuseppe Scrivano.

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