Terminate & Pause Running UNIX/Linux Process

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Pause Running Process

1. On the terminal screen, press Ctrl + z. You will received the notification as below.

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2. To resume the process, enter the following command, fg (to continue on foreground) or bg (to continue on background).

fg 1
bg 1

Terminate Running Process

• Press Ctrl + c.


• Find the process PID and terminate using kill command.

kill -9 PID

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