BASH Terminal Process

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Run Then Disown A Terminal Process

In this example we will use Synaptic as our example programme.

sudo synaptic &

Output [1] 4711

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Disown An Already Running Terminal Process

In this example Synaptic will be the already running process.

Press CTRL+Z
bg
Output [1]+ sudo synaptic &
disown

You should now be able to close the terminal without Synaptic closing.

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Take Ownership Of A Disowned Terminal Process

jobs 
fg 1    Were 1 is the number of the job running in the background you saw in jobs command

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