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Old 08-16-2004, 12:22 AM   #1
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Exclamation how to run any binary in background - background process

hello forum,

i am have a chat client from now i have to keep my terminal open the whole day to run this client. can any one help me with command that could run this binary file in background.

Old 08-16-2004, 12:27 AM   #2
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$ jabber &
the & makes it a backrgound process
or: open yer terminal after you've already typed it wrong ie) like you do now
and press Ctrl+Z
you'll get this type of setup:
$ jabber
^Z jabber suspended
$ bg
[1] #### jabber
Breakdown: jabber - original command
^Z - Ctrl+Z
suspended - process suspended
bg - send process to background


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