send process to background
I have another small question that I could do with finding out. I remember once being told that it was possible to send a process created at the console to the background. For example, if I typed
at the console, it would launch the application but leave the console useless until it was closed. Therefore, is there a way, once this has been done, to unlink the process from the console, hence leaving the application open and making the console usable again. I know that it can be done using:
$ kwrite &
But I don't always remember the '&'.
Is this possible? Or am I just going crazy?
PS. Is it therefore also possible to relink a process with the console window?
PPS. Sorry for any poor terminology, i'm still getting the hang of Linux
OS: Mandrake Official 10.0