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.

GNU coreutils online help:
Report any translation bugs to

Copyright © 2024 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.

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

March 2024 GNU coreutils 9.5