keep program running after logout in linux
1. Run the program with nohup, meaning no hang up. A program started with nohup command will keep running until it finishes even after you logged out of the remote server.
nohup ./a-long-running-script.sh &
1. Use the screen tool
Then press Ctrl-a d, you should now safe to logout and the script will still be running until it finishes.
2. Run the script in the background and then disown it.
./another-time-consuming-script.sh #start the script ctrl+z #To pause the program and get backt to the shell window. bg #To run it in the background. jobs #To display the current jobs running. disown -h %[jobnumber] #To disown the job, so it will still be running even if you logged out.
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