This is more of a process management/signal handling question than a Bash question. It just uses Bash to explain the issue. I'm running a Bash script in which I run a background process. This is the ...
I forgot to use screen and I have a task that has been running for quite some time, and I do not want to lose the saved data. Basically Ctrlc will end the task and save the data if I am on the same ...
I know I can kill any process with kill -9 command . But sometimes i see that even if I have terminated a program with CTRL+C , the process doesn't get killed . So I want to know the difference ...
We can issue CTRL+Z to suspend any jobs in Unix and then later on bring them back to life using fg or bg. I want to understand what happens to those jobs that are suspended like this ? Are they ...
Transmission is intermittently hanging on my NAS. If I send SIGTERM, it doesn't disappear from the process list and a <defunct> label appears next to it. If I send a SIGKILL, it still doesn't ...