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Pause Current Thread

Terminal - Pause Current Thread
2009-03-16 20:58:31
User: mallegonian
Pause Current Thread

Hold ctrl and press z to pause the current thread. Run


to resume it.


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@mallegonian what shell are you using for that?

Here in Linux bash, it is also ctrl-z to pause

then it's "bg %1" to background it

or "fg %1" to foreground it (bring it back as before the ctrl-z).

In fact, this can be done with multiple jobs which you can switch between background and foreground with

"bg %n" and "fg %n" (where n is the job number).

This also works in Korn shell (ksh).

Comment by mpb 474 weeks and 4 days ago

fg will put it in the foreground. bg will put it in the background, and you don't need '%1' if that is the only job running.

Comment by atoponce 474 weeks and 4 days ago

If you put it in background, remember to run "disown" to SIGHUP won't be sent to the process if the shell is closed.

Comment by eaZy 474 weeks and 3 days ago

It's not a thread, it's a job

Comment by cran 474 weeks and 3 days ago

Your point of view

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