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Old 02-02-2005, 06:17 AM   #1
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Starting An App From A Command-line


How do I start an application, lets say mozilla, from an xterm prompt so that when I close the xterm window, mozilla doesn't close with it?
 
Old 02-02-2005, 06:20 AM   #2
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app-name &
 
Old 02-02-2005, 07:39 AM   #3
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Hi nixcraft, does not work. If you kill the parent (xterm), you will also kill all its children (mozilla).

I unfortunately don't know a way around it.
 
Old 02-02-2005, 07:51 AM   #4
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nohup programmname &
 
Old 02-02-2005, 10:01 AM   #5
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freeka is right.

use as follows

nohup app-name &
 
Old 02-02-2005, 10:06 AM   #6
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