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Old 06-02-2004, 04:33 AM   #1
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Question Run programs in background...


Hi everybody!

with the following command it is possible to start a program at the prompt in the background.

"# top &"

Is it possible to get the program back to the foreground?

thanks...
 
Old 06-02-2004, 04:54 AM   #2
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You can use the fg command

It's a shell builtin. So you'll have to read about it in the bash man page. I don't know what it would be named in other shells.
 
  


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