Linux Essentials: Background (bg) and Foreground (fg)

In this episode of Linux Essentials, we’ll take a look at how to send tasks to the background, and then bring them to the foreground. This helps you get the current task out of the way so you can switch to something else, without having to use multiple terminal windows.

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Linux Essentials – Bash Aliases

Aliases in Bash enable you to essentially create your own commands, or even just simplify existing ones. In this video, I’ll explain what aliases are, and I’ll show you some of my personal favorites. At the end, I’ll show you how to make your aliases persist between sessions.

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