Understanding foreground and background Linux processes - Linux Tutorials - Learn Linux Configuration

As a Linux system administrator you may sometimes want to run process in background to continue working on your command while the background process finishes its work. Linux system allows for a simultaneous process execution and ability to run programs in foreground, background. This tutorial will teach you some basic ins and outs of the foreground and background bash shell feature.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/understanding-foreground-and-background-linux-processes