Wednesday, April 25, 2007

How To Launch Programs In The Background From A Terminal Window

today I found out ubuntugeek.com stole one my articles (copy pasted it !) well they had corrected my grammar mistakes in English , it is painfull , I spend hours on my blog and somebody else is making money on it ! I commented there and complained , they deleted my comment ...

some years ago , linux community was a lot better , peopel were honest and nice but now , whatever...

today I read this tutorial about how to launch programs in background in terminal ! I am not gonna copy/paste it like Ubuntu Geek.com (go to the original site and read it there)

just in brief, you add a & infront of the program name it will be runned in background, like this:
firefox &

and to see a list of running programs you type this :
jobs
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