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Old 03-24-2005, 04:04 PM   #1
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Starting a program so it opens in a new terminal

If I'm starting a (generally GUI) program from a terminal in GNOME, can I start it so it opens in a new terminal and I can carry on working in the one I'm in? Fed up of starting a program, then having to open a new terminal and navigate back to the directory to carry on working.
Old 03-24-2005, 04:26 PM   #2
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You can launch the program in background by adding "&".
Example :
That way you can continue working in your current terminal.


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