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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

Having been a technical writer for over 4 years, and co-founded in 2016, I took my passion to the next level with the founding of which so happens to revolve around my love for open-source technologies and Chrome OS. It's my hope to venture into new avenues in the tech universe and take you with me on that ride.


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