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Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:
Save all output to a log.
Run "ps -x" (process status) in the background every hour (in this example).
The outputs of both "nohup" and "ps -x" are sent to the e-mail (instead of nohup.out and stdout and stderr).
If you like it, replace "ps -x" by the command of your choice, replace 3600 (1 hour) by the period of your choice.
You can run the command in the loop any time by killing the sleep process. For example
2925 ? S 0:00.00 sh -c unzip E.zip >/dev/null 2>&1
11288 ? O 0:00.00 unzip E.zip
25428 ? I 0:00.00 sleep 3600
14346 pts/42- I 0:00.01 bash -c while true; do ps -x | mail pascalv; sleep 3600; done
643 pts/66 Ss 0:00.03 -bash
14124 pts/66 O+ 0:00.00 ps -x
You have mail in /mail/pascalv
Sends log lines from murmur's (the mumble server's) logfile to syslog.
`-r script.m` also possible
After you execute a command (or shell script) in the background using
&, if you logout from the session, the command will get killed. To avoid
that, you should use nohup as shown below.
Put this command on /etc/rc.local.
ignore HUP interruptions
this will open the current directory in nautilus detached from your terminal.
This command runs your shell script in the background with no output of any kind, and it will remain running even after you logout.
I find it ugly & sexy at the same time isn't it ?
I'm sure this can be piped into another way. Please share!
puts command in background and sends its output to nohup.out file
it will not die if you log out fromyour shell session ;-)