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Old 03-30-2005, 01:25 PM   #1
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reown a job?

If im running something like a compile in the background and then accidentally disown it, is there any way to get it back?
Old 03-30-2005, 01:34 PM   #2
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how do you mean "disown"
if you put a process in the background using ctrl+z then you can get it back by typing ' fg ' at the prompt.
Old 03-30-2005, 03:42 PM   #3
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by pressing CTRL-Z and then typing 'disown' that will disconnect the job from the shell or something, that way if you type 'jobs' it's no longer listed


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