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Shell builtin for viewing information about processes spawned by the current shell. Options other than -l and -p are exclusive to bash. More information:

  • View jobs spawned by the current shell:


  • List jobs and their process IDs:

jobs -l

  • Display information about jobs with changed status:

jobs -n

  • Display only process IDs:

jobs -p

  • Display running processes:

jobs -r

  • Display stopped processes:

jobs -s