nohup(1) — Linux manual page


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NAME         top

       nohup - run a command immune to hangups, with output to a non-tty

SYNOPSIS         top

       nohup COMMAND [ARG]...
       nohup OPTION

DESCRIPTION         top

       Run COMMAND, ignoring hangup signals.

       --help display this help and exit

              output version information and exit

       If standard input is a terminal, redirect it from an unreadable
       file.  If standard output is a terminal, append output to
       'nohup.out' if possible, '$HOME/nohup.out' otherwise.  If
       standard error is a terminal, redirect it to standard output.  To
       save output to FILE, use 'nohup COMMAND > FILE'.

       NOTE: your shell may have its own version of nohup, which usually
       supersedes the version described here.  Please refer to your
       shell's documentation for details about the options it supports.

   Exit status:
       125    if the nohup command itself fails

       126    if COMMAND is found but cannot be invoked

       127    if COMMAND cannot be found

       -      the exit status of COMMAND otherwise

AUTHOR         top

       Written by Jim Meyering.

REPORTING BUGS         top

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COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2023 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:
       GNU GPL version 3 or later <>.
       This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute
       it.  There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO         top

       Full documentation <>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) nohup invocation'

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GNU coreutils 9.4              August 2023                      NOHUP(1)