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When I ran jobs command I see the following output :

[1]  - Suspended                     ./startWebLogic.sh
[2]  + Suspended (signal)            top
  1. What does -/+ indicate in the second column ?
  2. What is the difference between Suspended and Suspended(signal) ?
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See if Background task finished notification syntax answers it. –  manatwork Jan 21 '13 at 17:21
    
@manatwork It does anser the first question but not the second one . –  Geek Jan 21 '13 at 18:26
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From man pages:

The character '+' identifies the job that would be used as default for the fg or bg utilities; this job can also be specified using the job_id %+ or "%%" . The character '-' identifies the job that would become the default if the current default job were to exit; this job can also be specified using the job_id %-.

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you didn't answer the send question –  Geek Jan 21 '13 at 18:52
    
Always wondered what the +/- mean. –  JeremyKun Dec 27 '13 at 20:23
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