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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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Name

nohup

Synopsis

                  nohup 
                  command [arguments]
nohup 
                  option
               

Run the named command with its optional command arguments, continuing to run it even after you log out (make command immune to hangups; i.e., no hangup). Terminal output is appended to the file nohup.out by default. Modern shells preserve background commands by default; this command is necessary only in the original Bourne shell.

Options

--help

Print usage information and exit.

--version

Print version information and exit.

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