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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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jobs

Synopsis

                     
                        jobs
                      [options] [jobIDs]

List all running or stopped jobs, or those specified by jobIDs. For example, you can check whether a long compilation or text format is still running. This can also useful before logging out. See also the earlier section "Job Control."

Options

-l

List job IDs and process GIDs.

-n

List only jobs whose status has changed since last notification.

-p

List process GIDs only.

-r

List active, running jobs only.

-s

List stopped jobs only.

-x command [ arguments ]

Execute command. If jobIDs are specified, replace them with command.

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