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How to run something in background in Centos

I use CentOS and I have a little bit of difficulty with background tasks When something like updatedb command is running, I press CTRL+Z, instead of running in the background it immediately says ...
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Windows 7 system CPU bogged by windows services, no explanation

I'm looking at a laptop for a colleague which is running terribly slow. A quick look showed that the CPU was 100% used by 2-3 SVCHost processes, which off course doesn't tell much since those are just ...
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What is the best way to optimize my Windows-7 services for WAMP?

Any recommendations on the best services to run (or not run) on a Windows-7 machine when running WAMP? I feel like I have most of the background tasks minimal so I can get the full use. (3% usage) ...
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Google Chrome background tabs don't load/build until selected

When browsing, I tend to middle-click things I want to read so they load in a new tab in the background. That way they're ready to read when I finish the current page. Recently the behavior changed ...
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How to use a key binding within shell script ? (Launch terminator in broadcast mode in background)

I currently use a small shell script to start a terminator window as a background process which has multiple splits specified with a layout. terminator --layout=My_layout & I want to execute a ...
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Why does starting a process in the background prevent me from recalling previous commands in the command prompt?

I'm running asynchronous command prompt commands in cmd on Windows 7 64-bit and for some reason it effects my ability to recall previous commands just after I run them; for example: I might run ...
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Switch off background data

Is there any kind of mode within Windows that can limit network traffic to only what I explicitly request at thats time? Ie, disable any kind of background data such as update downloads, cloud syncs ...
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BITS process is getting started automatically

I have disable BITS ( Background Intelligent Transfer Service ) lots of time. This process chokes my internet bandwidth. Every time I have to go and stop the service and disable it. But then after ...
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Start program from shellscript in background then bring back to foreground later

I'm trying to make a shell script that does the following: Start program ~/x While x is running execute some commands, for example: echo "blabla" >> ~/blabla.txt After the execution of those ...
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bash: redirect the stderr/stdout of a running process?

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 ...