Sometimes I want to start a process and forget about it. If I start it from the command line, like this: redshift I can't close the terminal, or it will kill the process. Can I run a command in ...
What's the difference between running a program as a daemon and forking it into background with '&'?
What are the practical differences from a sysadmin point of view when deploying services on a unix based system?
I have 2 computers, localpc and remoteserver. I need localpc to execute some commands on remoteserver. One of the things it needs to do is start a backup script that runs for a number of hours. I ...
I have a process originally running in the foreground. I suspended by Ctrl+Z, and then resume its running in the background by bg <jobid>. I wonder how to suspend a process running in the ...
I accidentally "stopped" my telnet process. Now I can neither "switch back" into it, nor can I kill it (it won't respond to kill 92929, where 92929 is the processid.) So, my question is, if you have ...
I'm trying to run a program over SSH that keeps running when I disconnect. This Stack Overflow answer gave me the following command: nohup sleep 30 > foo.out 2> foo.err < /dev/null & ...
I already know that pressing ctrl+z stops the app, then I can send the app to background with the bg command, but that means there is a brief preiod of time that the app is stopped. How do I send the ...
On the CLI, sometimes a command I type takes a while to complete, and sometimes I know when that's about to happen. I'm a bit confused on "backgrounding" and such in Linux. What is the most common ...
Is it possible to customise the bash prompt to show the if there are any background jobs? I find it easy to forget that there are background jobs. Say if the prompt was... $ Is there a way to ...