How to Start Linux Command in Background and Detach Process in Terminal

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5 Responses

  1. B says:

    Or you can do something simple like:

    ( ( command & ) )
    

    Exit the terminal or ssh session and it’ll keep running

  2. Vladimir Todorov says:

    Hi,

    I am running a script that copy files from one server to 3 other servers. The output I get is warning from other servers when make ssh even when I run the script with & on the end or if I move it in background with ^Z and bg. So my question is can you please give me some advice how can I prevent that output from showing. Thank You in advance.

    Regards,
    Vladimir Todorov

  3. pnypho says:

    This was very useful! Thank you very much.
    I always used 2, 3 terminals to run different apps like android studio, ract-native, node, webstorm, etc. at the same time.
    These commands helped me to just have one terminal with all of these running in the background.

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