logging out leaving a command running

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Mon Jan 23 06:56:40 UTC 2006

Am Mon, 23. January 2006 06:03 schrieb Byron Poland:
> 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?

nohup $command

man nohup:
       nohup - run a command immune to hangups, with output to a non-tty

       nohup COMMAND [ARG]...
       nohup OPTION

       Run COMMAND, ignoring hangup signals.

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