I am using terminal.app on a MacBookPro running Mac OSX Lion 10.7.5. When I try to
exit the terminal, I get a message "There are stopped jobs" and the
What does this error message mean, and how can I fix it?
The reason that this happens is because there is a stopped job still open in that terminal window (duh!). Typically this happens when a program is run and suspended (with ctrlz).
To get a list of such jobs, use the command
Of course, a simpler solution (not one that I would advise, though) would be to simply close the terminal with the mouse, ignoring any warning messages.