Re: question seeing background process
On Fri, 21 Nov 1997, Paul wrote:
> line. But here goes nothing. I put a process in the background with the
> &. Now I want to look at what it is doing.
> ie I am running hardcrack and I put it in the background and I want to see
> what it is doing. hardcrack&. Can I see what it is doing? Is there a way
I do this by running:
hardcrack > ~/hardcrack.out &
Then all of the output of hardcrack is written to hardcrack.out. If I
want to review it later, I can just:
or, if you want to watch the output as it comes up:
tail -f ~/hardcrack.out
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