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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I used the code given by cfajohnson on this forum to generate background colors for xterm.
Thanks cfajohnson... (sorry wasnt allowed to past the complete url)
n=200 ## adjust to taste: higher value, lighter background n1=$(( 256 - $n )) bg=$( printf "#%x%x%x\n" $(( $RANDOM % $n1 +... (2 Replies)
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2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am working on my own shell using c. When I put a process into the background, how can I put it back to the foreground using tcsetpgrp?
Thanks (3 Replies)
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have many CPU intensive processes running and sometimes I run them in the foreground so that I can see what the output is.
I want to send that foreground process to the background, but also have it direct the output to a logfile.
I know to send something to the bg I do
Ctrl-z on the FG... (6 Replies)
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4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
What are all the difference between a Background and Foreground processes ?!
A Background process does not have access to STDIN and OUT.. What else ?
Is there any detailed description available somewhere ? (5 Replies)
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5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I ran a shell script in the foreground but it seems that the shell script teminated when the session expired. Please let me knw if it's possible or hypothesis is incorrect ASAP. (2 Replies)
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6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm not sure if it is even possible but I figured if it was someone here would know how to do it...
I am running a script which starts a bunch of processes in the background but there is one process I would like to bring back to the foreground when complete. Unfortunately the process that I... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ctruhn
7. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I've tried this a long time ago and was successful but could not remember how i did it. Tried ctrl+Z and then used bg %
could not figure what i did after to keep it no hangup -
not sure if used nohup -p pid, can u plz help me out if this can be done.
Any help will be appreciated. (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: pharos467
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
hi, i am just wondering that wen we give the following code we make a process run in background...can the viceversa be performed?i.e can this be made foreground again
# sleep 75&
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9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am using a telnet session (VT100) and need to modify my .profile so that it will set the color of the telnet session. I am not using Xterm (ie: can't use .Xdefaults). I am able to change the colors via menu's but need to preset in .profile. Is this possible??? Can't find anything at all on how... (3 Replies)
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10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
my shell is /sbin/sh. i added stty susp '^Z' with the intention of being able to switch between foreground and background. but the result was strange.
i had 2 servers. one is sun the os is 8 and the other is hpux v11. both of them had the same shell. but on hpux, it works perfectly fine while... (9 Replies)
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