Hide Terminal window (using xfce4. and 7.2-RELEASE)?

Paul B. Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Fri Jul 3 20:26:56 UTC 2009

On 7/3/09, Daniel Underwood <djuatdelta at gmail.com> wrote:
> Whenever I run the particular Linux MATLAB installation I have access
> to, it must be run from the command-line.  Consequently, I have the
> MATLAB gui and an open terminal window (which only gets in the way).
> Is there a way to "hide" this terminal window completely?  If I close
> it, MATLAB closes.  I know I can move it to another Workspace, but I'm
> hoping there's another way.
> I don't mind that the Terminal window opens whenever I run MATLAB, I
> would just like to be able to hide it each time.
> NOTE: When I say "hide", I mean simply make it not show up on the
> screen.  I do not mean hide the process or anything of that nature.
> TIA,
> Daniel
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Type this into terminal:
Ctrl+Z bg <Enter> Ctrl+D

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