Drilling Deep into Process Management, Job Control, and Automation

In the last chapter, we introduced ourselves to the Bash shell environment in Linux. You learned basic commands and wrote your first shell script as well.

You also learned about process management and job control. This information will be very useful for system administrators in automation and in terms of solving many problems.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Monitoring processes with ps
  • Job management–working with fg, bg, jobs, and kill
  • Exploring at and crontab

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