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Published on September 28th, 2020

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How to move a running process to the background?

Pause the current process using , which will send it to the background and then type to allow the process to run in the background.Alternatively, you can add a after the desired process you wanted to execute and it'll automatically execute it as a background process.Hope this helps you out!

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Pause the current process using Ctrl + Z, which will send it to the background and then type bg to allow the process to run in the background.

Alternatively, you can add a & after the desired process you wanted to execute and it'll automatically execute it as a background process.

Hope this helps you out!