Closing the terminal results in closing of application started
by the terminal even if the processes is backgrounded
bruce at cran.org.uk
Sat Aug 23 21:59:00 UTC 2008
On Sat, 23 Aug 2008 16:03:26 +0200
Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
> In order to prevent firefox from being closed when the starting
> terminal session is closed, start it via
> % firefox &
> It will then eventually put status messages to this xterm, but
> the shell is free again to accept commands.
> Another possibility would be to use detach (from the ports), but
> this program is usually used when you want to keep running a program
> after you've logged out.
There's also nohup(1) which I think does the same thing.
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