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Stop or suspend a running process in Linux

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http://www.go2linux.org – Introduction If you start a process on a terminal, being it local or a remote (ssh) terminal, you normally loose the control of the terminal while the process is running, then if you want to recover that control, you have some options. Cancel the process By pressing CTRL+C you can stop a running process, and recover the control of your terminal, this will tell to the running application to stop anything it is doing at that moment and shut down. Suspend a process Another way, is to suspend the process for a moment, you will use CTRL+Z for this, then you can resume the job in any moment, when yo (HowTos)