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I have a running process running in a bash terminal that is printing some prompt, and I would like to send it to the background with the stderr/stdout prompt that is printing either redirected to /dev/null or somewhere else, so that I can keep using that terminal for something else, but not have to kill the process and restart it.

Any suggestions?

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I don't feel like repeating what's in the above mentioned Q/A, but if you found a solution for your problem feel free to post this as an answer here :) – slhck Jan 26 '12 at 14:05
    
Like so? > process_name >> /dev/null & – elimirks Feb 2 '12 at 21:32

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