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How to start a Linux command in background

Submitted by admin on Sun, 05/19/2019 - 09:43

Start a Linux Process or a Command in Background

simply press Ctrl+Z to stop it then enter the command bg to continue with its execution in the background as a job. Or you can use the ampersand sign & at the end of a command to directly run a process in the background 

# some_long_command &

You can view all your background jobs by typing jobs