Suspend Terminal Process

I was running a lengthy terminal process when my laptop was about to die. And what do you know? You can suspend terminal processes and resume them later.


There are many ways to go about it. The simplest way is to press ctrl + z in the terminal that’s running the process.

  • Shortcut “ctrl” + “z”
  • Shortcut “ctrl” + “s”


  • Type “fg” and press enter.
  • Type “%” and press enter.
  • Shortcut “ctrl” + “q”

I haven’t tested these out or done research but will do a soft update down the road.

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