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On Tuesday 05 September 2006 01:39, David Fellows wrote:
> > Ok, so is there any way to run a command and get it to continue running
> > after
> > closing the current session? I'd really like to be able to ssh to my
> > server, run an emerge --update --newuse world on it and then close the
> > window and be on my way. Any ideas?
> > Thanks,
> > -Peter
> > --
> > email@example.com mailing list
> nohup emerge --update --newuse world &
This will however redirect the output to a file with a somewhat unpredictable
name. The screen method allows you to do things naturally. Otherwise you
could also redirect the output to a filename of your choosing. Nohup detects
this and then does not create an output file.
Paul de Vrieze