How to launch an app in terminal, & keep it running after I close terminal?
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Re: How to launch an app in terminal, & keep it running after I close terminal?
Originally posted by kornerr I like terminal, but sometimes I need to use Nautilus to launch, e.g., PDF viewer.
Then I usually close Nautilus and go on watching PDF.
I want to do the same from within terminal.
Is there a way to launch an app from terminal, and keep it running after I close the terminal?
(I'm not asking of "&" suffix)
hi kornerr, you are looking for the "nohup" command. Next time you launch such a command from a terminal, launch it like this: