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Wizard Boot Camp, Part Five: Control Processes Using Signals

Apr 16, 2008, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jerry Peek)

[ Thanks to Bryan Richard for this link. ]

"A true wizard doesn't just run processes, a true wizard knows how to communicate with those processes through signals to stop, restart, and even kill processes. This may sound like arcane and obscure knowledge, but if you follow along, you'll be managing your processes like an adept in no time.

"The first articles in this series of things wizards should know (but books often don't cover) explained some Linux and shell fundamentals, discussed standard input/output and other open files, covered redirection of standard I/O and higher-numbered file descriptors, touched on FIFOs and a few other tips..."

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