View Full Version : Closing session but keeping a program active?

14th March 2006, 10:13 PM
Sometime I'd like keeping a program working even if I actually ended using the computer so anyone other can use the computer wilh his account, and let my program continue.

I know it is possible lock a session and open a new one... but it seems a overkill to me since I just need keeping a process on.

Any idea?

Omega Blue
15th March 2006, 08:46 AM
IIRC, you can do so by running the program in the background.

15th March 2006, 09:50 AM
As OmegaBlue says, prefix your job with the nohup command and terminate it with an ampersand (&)