Job control is a powerful feature of the TC shell that allows you to run programs, called jobs, in the background or foreground. Normally, a command typed at the command line is running in the foreground and will continue until it has finished. If you have a windowing program, job control may not be necessary, because you can simply open another window to start a new task. On the other hand, with a single terminal, job control is a very useful feature. For a list of job commands, see Table 10.12.
|jobs||Lists all the jobs running.|
|^Z (Ctrl-Z)||Stops (suspends) the job; the prompt appears on the screen.|
|bg||Starts running the stopped job in the background.|
|fg||Brings a background ...|