nproc (1)

Quick Reference

Print the number of processing units (normally CPUs) available.

  • Display the number of available processing units:

nproc

  • Display the number of installed processing units, including any inactive ones:

nproc --all

  • If possible, subtract a given number of units from the returned value:

nproc --ignore {{count}}

NAME

nproc - print the number of processing units available

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

AUTHOR

Written by Giuseppe Scrivano.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
 
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SEE ALSO

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

Information

Source
Coreutils
OS/version
GNU coreutils 8.29.13-0a854
Source updated
December 2, 2018
Page created
February 9, 2018
Page generated
December 2, 2018