The issue Im having is when I use &. For example
vncviewer 192.168.1.106 &
This should run vncviewer in the background, allowing me to continue using terminal for other stuff. vncviewer on the other end (on a vista box) responds in my ubuntu terminal with
I cant type the password, as that process is in the background, so I
[ctrl + a] fg %1 [enter]
to it, which is supposed to give that process 'focus'. However, at that point, the keyboard is unresponsive, as in ctrl-c dosent work, no text appears when I type, enter, esc.. all dead. :( The only way out is to close the terminal.
Very minor issue, everything works really, just would like not to have multiple terminals open. (Ive tried screen, would use it if there were tabs.)