nohup does it, or there is another program called screen, which allows you
to reattach to it again later when you log on.
I don't know about other distros, but it comes as standard with RedHat.
Hope this helps
Bayridge Computers Ltd.
From: Dermot Connolly [mailto:dermot.connolly at ul.ie]
Sent: 07 November 2000 16:14
To: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: [ILUG] Background Jobs
Just wondering it it's possible to start a job (e.g. A small unix program
executing other jobs in a pipe) and to keep it running even if the user
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