I want to have a shell script like this: my-app & echo $my-app-pid But I do not know how the get the pid of the just executed command. I know I can just use the jobs -p my-app command to grep ...
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 have started a wget on remote machine in background using &. Suddenly it stops downloading. I want to stop its process, then start it again. How can I stop it? I haven't close its shell window. ...
I know that to remove a scheduled at job I have to use atrm "numjob1 numjob2", but is there an easy way to do that for all the jobs?
From the previous question it seems I failed to understand how && and ^Z interact properly: $ command1 && command2 && command3 Running command1 ... Running command2 ...^Z + ...
$ command1 && command2 && command3 Running command1 ... Running command2 ...^Z + Stopped $ fg && command4 && wrong_command5 && command6 Running command3 ...
I have a surveillance camera and a program records videos when motion is detected. Basically, this program saves the video in a very heavy format. My solution was to call a script that converts the ...
If I'm assigning a variable with temp=$! what would it be its value?
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 ...