running a lengthy app in a terminal window

Angelo Chen angelochen960 at
Wed Mar 26 04:13:27 UTC 2008


often I have to ssh a ubuntu server to run a command line app, it usually
takes a long time, is there a way to do following:

1) ssh server
2) run the app
3) close the ssh connection
4) later, I can ssh again to see if the app still running? possible? tips?

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