Detach a process from the current shell

ping -i1 &> /dev/null & disown
Continue to execute the command in background even though quitting the shell.

By: strzel_a
2010-11-09 11:22:57

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Great command! I was always wondering how can somebody achieve something similar. But, after quitting from the shell, is there any way to resume the output of the backgrounded job?
xakon · 601 weeks and 2 days ago
Apparently you can't bring it back. The only way is to kill it.
strzel_a · 601 weeks ago
screen :)
DaveQB · 600 weeks and 3 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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