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Pause and Resume Processes

Terminal - Pause and Resume Processes
stop () { ps -ec | grep $@ | kill -SIGSTOP `awk '{print $1}'`; }
2009-12-27 19:40:09
User: iridium172
Functions: grep kill ps
Pause and Resume Processes

Add that and "cont () { ps -ec | grep $@ | kill -SIGCONT `awk '{print $1}'`; }" (without the quotes) to you bash profile and then use it to pause and resume processes safely


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killall -STOP process killall -CONT process
Comment by hfs 356 weeks and 1 day ago

yes or pkill in,stead of killall

Comment by sputnick 356 weeks ago

those work but my method goes in you .bashrc and is slightly less typing

Comment by iridium172 356 weeks ago

If you have launched the process from a shell then you may use ctrl-z to "pause" a process, and 'bg'/'fg' to resume. So I'm guessing that this is useful when you want to stop/cont any process not necessarily launched from your shell.

Comment by bwoodacre 356 weeks ago

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