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Tutorial8: Links / Process Management

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INVESTIGATION 2: MANAGING PROCESSES
# Make certain that you are logged into your Matrix account.<br><br>
# Issue the following Linux command to make a directory:<br><span style="color:blue;font-family:courier;font-weight:bold">mkdir ~/processes</span><br><br>
# Issue the following Linux command: <span style="color:blue;font-family:courier;font-weight:bold">sleep 700</span><br><br>'''NOTE:''' The sleep command just waits for a specified number of seconds before completing<br>in order to return to the shell prompt. It is useful in order to force a pause in a sequence of commands.<br><br>
# Notice that this process will run for 700 seconds, and is forcing the user to wait until this process finishes.<br>A process that is running in the terminal is referred to as a '''foreground process'''.<br><br>The Unix/Linux system is designed to allow users to send preemptive signals to manage those processes.<br><br>
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