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I appreciate all the help I get from Linux Questions. I assure you that these are not homework questions. I'm kind of in panic mode. I knew that I could display the nice value of a process using ps, but I just could not remember the options I needed to use. I tried googling, and sifting through the man pages, etc. But you know, sometimes when I'm in panic mode, I miss info which is right in front of me. Asking people that I work with is a total waste of time. So, again, I appreciate all the help I can get from you guys.