Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

Is there a way to suspend, and then later (after logging in and out) restart a unix job running in the background on a remote computer?

share|improve this question

You can use kill -STOP and kill -CONT, but you can't reconnect to its pty. What you really want is screen or tmux.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.