logging out leaving a command running

Noah Dain noahdain at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 05:15:56 UTC 2006

On 1/23/06, Byron Poland <wpoland at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm on the road for work.  I have a mythtv box set up at home
> recording HD content.  I can ssh into my network, and execute a script
> on my ubuntu workstation that transcodes shows I chose.  I have to
> stay logged in for the script to continue.
>  I want to beable to log in real quick start the command log out with
> the confidence that the script will continue.
> Any suggestions?
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screen is the way to go.  login, run screen, run your job(s),
disconnect from the screen session, logout.

later you can login again and reattach to screen sessions.

Noah Dain
"Single failures can occur for a variety of reasons that have nothing
to do with a hardware defect, such as cosmic radiation ..." - IBM
Thinkpad R40 maintenance manual, page 25

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