Can some one please explain in an easy to understand way the concept of controlling terminal in unix and unix like systems ? Is it related to a session ? If yes, then how ?
If I begin a process and background it in a terminal window (say ping google.com &), I can kill it using kill %1 (assuming it is job 1). However if I open another terminal window (or tab) the ...
Sometimes, some time after I've backgrounded a process with bg in bash, when I press Enter in the same shell to redisplay the prompt (just to check that I'm still in bash when some output from the ...
If I close the virtual terminal, where some process was started, does the output just go straight to /dev/null, or can it pollute memory somehow? Can I anyhow grab the output to continue reading it at ...
Possible Duplicate: How can I pause up a running process over ssh, disown it, associate it to a new screen shell and unpause it? It is fairly easy to disown a process, or make it run ...
sometimes I run an app in the gnome-terminal, but then I suddenly have to restart gnome or something. I guess the answer to the question is also useful then I want to disconnect from SSH where ...
How can I turn the behavior of `gedit sOmEtHiNg & disown` into the default behavior when calling gedit from the command line?
When I gedit files from the command line, it's always locking the terminal, and I'm tired of explicitly commanding a detached process for it. I tried to alias gedit as something like gedit $* & ...