Lesson 1

Date: 5/31/2017
User accounts, files and directories, processes, system commands.
Linux System Administration


Background processes

Processes with Input/Output detached from the terminal are called background processes.

Exercise
In a terminal window, run gimp graphics software:
gimp

Suspend the interactive process, gimp, and move it to the background:
Ctrl-Z 
jobs
bg %1

Now the shell can be used for running the other commands and applications. Move the background job (with its ID) back to the foreground and terminate gimp process:
fg %1 
Ctrl-C



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