Send a process/command to the background
The following steps allow you to send a process to background:

Run a very long command, e.g.:
sleep 5000

Detach from it by pressing: ctrl-Z

List the current jobs:

Send job 1 to background:
bg 1

If you want to close the terminal session, disown job 1 such that it can continue even if your terminal session is closed:
disown -h %1
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