Placing a foreground process in the background

To run a foreground process as a background job:

1. Suspend the foreground process.

2. Enter the bg (background) command to move the process into the background.

For example:

   lpr -Pps23 part[1-8].ps
   [1]    lpr -Pps23 &
   [1]    Running              lpr -Pps7

This starts a foreground process to print several files. The process is then stopped and the job moved into the background. The state of this job is then checked.

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