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NPROC(1) User Commands NPROC(1)

nproc - print the number of processing units available

nproc [OPTION]...

Print the number of processing units available to the current process, which may be less than the number of online processors
print the number of installed processors
if possible, exclude N processing units
display this help and exit
output version information and exit

Written by Giuseppe Scrivano.

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March 2019 GNU coreutils 8.31