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nohup that doesn't generate nohup.out

Terminal - nohup that doesn't generate nohup.out
nohup <command> 2> /dev/null > /dev/null &
2009-03-09 16:54:04
User: AmadeusZull
Functions: nohup
nohup that doesn't generate nohup.out

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nohup <command> > /dev/null 2>&1&

Explanation here: http://mywiki.wooledge.org/BashFAQ/055

Comment by DEinspanjer 321 weeks and 1 day ago

As DEinspanjer has pointed out, the 2>&1 is a handy shortcut for redirecting the error stream (2) to the same place as the output stream (1). This is also handy if you need to perform an action upon the error output of a command using pipes, e.g. grep --help 2>&1 | sed "s/grep/grape/g". Without the error stream redirect, the grep would fail as help text is typically written to the error stream.

Comment by oniony 321 weeks ago

What's wrong with &>?

nohup command &> /dev/null
Comment by atoponce 320 weeks and 6 days ago

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