bg

 

Get help on Linux bg Command.

 

   Linux bg command is use to move jobs to the background on Linux system.  The Linux bg command is one of bash shell built in command.  The command example below show how to get help on Linux bg command using shell command, this help show information on how to use the Linux bg command, the bg command options and the arguments that can be use with Linux bg command.

 

Get Linux bg command help

 

  Execute help command and the name of Linux command that we want the help file, the example below we execute help command with -m option to get the help for bg command using the manpage format.

bg linux command

[linux@fedora11 ~]$ help -m bg

NAME

    bg - Move jobs to the background.

 

SYNOPSIS

    bg [job_spec ...]

 

DESCRIPTION

    Move jobs to the background.

 

    Place the jobs identified by each JOB_SPEC in the background, as if they

    had been started with `&'.  If JOB_SPEC is not present, the shell's notion

    of the current job is used.

 

    Exit Status:

    Returns success unless job control is not enabled or an error occurs.

 

SEE ALSO

    bash(1)

 

IMPLEMENTATION

    GNU bash, version 4.0.16(1)-release (i386-redhat-linux-gnu)

    Copyright (C) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

    License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>

 

[linux@fedora11 ~]$

 

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