Published by Jesse Afolabi on

bg Linux Command on chromeOS

bg is a command used to send a running process to the background.


bg [job_specification …]
Move jobs to the background.

Place the jobs identified by each JOB_SPEC in the background, as if they
had been started with `&’. If JOB_SPEC is not present, the shell’s notion
of the current job is used.

Exit Status:
Returns success unless job control is not enabled or an error occurs.

start a job:

$ tar -czf itschromeos.tar.gz

send it to the background:

$ bg 

view hidden jobs:

$ jobs


Jesse Afolabi

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