In this video, we’ll take a look at how to send tasks to the background, and then bring them to the foreground in Linux. This can helps get the current task out of the way so you can switch to something else, without having to use multiple terminal windows.
0:35 What is a foreground task?
1:44 What is a background task?
2:59 Moving a task to the background
3:44 Moving a background task to the foreground
4:30 Practical Examples of bg/fg
6:38 Immediately backgrounding a process
7:03 Alternating Between Background Tasks
8:24 Foregrounding a Specific Task
9:05 Background and Foreground Tasks Summary
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