[lug] Job Control
agilmore at uc.usbr.gov
Tue Sep 16 11:32:18 MDT 2003
On Tue, 2003-09-16 at 23:00, Paul Nowosielski wrote:
> But I don't want to stop the program.
> I want it to *continue* to run in the background.
> So I'm looking for a command similar to the '&' thats placed after a
> command that lets the program continue to run in the back ground...
I think people are missing the question. Paul knows about ctrl-Z to stop
a program, and bg to start it in the background.
To answer your question,
I do not know of a way to immediately switch your program from
foreground to background without stopping it first (ctrl-z).
> On Tue, 2003-09-16 at 10:30, Hugh Brown wrote:
> > On Wed, 2003-09-17 at 00:17, Paul Nowosielski wrote:
> > > Hello All,
> > >
> > > A simple question...
> > > If I start a job (ex: icewm-light & )
> > > and I bring that job to the foreground how can I send it to the back
> > > ground without stopping it?
> > >
> > > Thanks.
> > >
> > Ctrl-Z (default to stop a program)
> > bg
> > Hugh
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