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Ztyx 11-09-2002 05:00 PM

Starting a forking program in terminal
 
Hi,
I'd like to run a program from terminal without having it hooked to the terminal so that I can close the terminal and having the program running afterwards. Is there any way I can do this?

NOTE: I am not talking about the "jobs" command in bash.

acid_kewpie 11-09-2002 05:01 PM

nohup programname

Mephisto 11-09-2002 05:06 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by acid_kewpie
nohup programname
??

screen is useful for that. It allows you to create a virtual terminal that you can detach and leave whatever it is running.

Edit: never mind on the ?? man nohup cleared it up.


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