fg (Unix)

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fg is a job control command in Unix and Unix-like operating systems that resumes execution of a suspended process by bringing it to the foreground and thus redirecting its standard input and output streams to the user's terminal.[1] fg is required to be included in an operating system in order for it to be POSIX compliant.[2]

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  • bg, the complementary command that sends a process to the background


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