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Introduction to GNU/Linux
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Job Control Commands

Job control means switching between several jobs or processes.

A foreground job occupies the terminal which initialized it. It can be put in the background, so that the terminal can accept new commands.

command &
Run command in the background.
Ctrl + C
Terminate a process running in the foreground.
Ctrl + Z
Suspend a process running in the foreground.
Reactivate a suspended program in the background.
Place a job in the foreground, and make it the current job.
Lists processes in the background. Each one has a number n and can be referred to by %n.

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