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  1. #1

    making daemons


    i want to set up a half life cs server and i was wondering if it is possible to make run as a daemon. i ve set up a server before but i dont like the idea of it taking up on of my terminals. and how would u do this for any service that wasnt already a daemon

  2. #2
    You can put a program into the background by starting it with a '&':
    Code:
    someprog -argslist &
    If you want it to keep running when you logout, use nohup.
    Code:
    nohup someprog -argslist &

  3. #3
    cool thanks for the reply.
    wehre can i find out more about making programs run in the background. just so i know more of whats going on.

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