[ILUG] Background Jobs
wesley at blackstar.co.uk
Tue Nov 7 16:21:28 GMT 2000
On Tue, Nov 07, 2000 at 04:14:13PM +0000, Dermot Connolly wrote:
> 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
> logs out.
The `nohup' command (or whatever it is - shell builtin, maybe?) might
do the trick. Can't say I've ever been exactly overwhelmed by it, mind.
Another option is `screen'. One of these days I'm really going to start
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