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How to open an application in terminal and detach it? [duplicate]

I opened Cairo-dock in my terminal with: open cairo-dock and that worked but if I close the terminal it goes with it. How can I keep it open regardless of the terminal?
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6answers
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Most efficient way of launching and separating a program from the terminal? [duplicate]

I'm trying to launch a program from the Terminal in such a way that the following occurs: Closing the Terminal does not close the program The program is not outputting anything to the Terminal while ...
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How to run the Python program in the background in Ubuntu machine? [duplicate]

I am running my Python program from my ubuntu machine as follows - root@dbx1145:/home/david/zookteck# python test.py But if I close my ubuntu machine, then my whole program will get stopped.. Is ...
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5answers
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How to run application from terminal forever? [duplicate]

I start jenkins web server using command java -jar jenkins.war. It works great. When I close terminal the application stops. How to make it run even if I close terminal session ?
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4answers
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How to execute a task in background? [duplicate]

Is it possible to run a task or script started from terminal at the background?
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2answers
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How to run a program from terminal, which allows to close terminal after the program is open? [duplicate]

Could someone remind me how do I run application through the terminal, which allow me to close the terminal after the program is open. I totally forgot how to do this. Please let me know.
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3answers
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Use Terminal after opening process [duplicate]

I am new to Linux and using Terminal. If I open an application within terminal, I noticed that it renders my terminal session to be unusable and I can't enter any more commands.The Terminal session is ...
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1answer
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How can I keep something running but run other terminal commands? [duplicate]

I'm sure this is a really stupid question and it's probably already been asked a dozen times on this site, and I just don't know which keywords to search. I'm still really new to managing a server and ...
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1answer
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If I close a terminal does it kill the processes inside of it? [duplicate]

If I am in the middle of using the terminal, say to apt-get something; If I click the x / close button, does the Terminal continue to run in the background? To afraid to try it, cause I don't ...
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2answers
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how to make python manage.py runserver still running if terminal close? [duplicate]

python manage.py runserver 0.0.0.0:8000 how to make this command running if terminal close for now i use screen and it works any other way to do that? i mean for production how to link it to ngix or ...
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1answer
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Preventing applications from being closed on terminal exit [duplicate]

When I close a terminal it closes all programs opened from it. In other Linux packages such as scientific linux using an ampersand prevents this, e.g., emacs file.txt & However, this is not the ...
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How to run a program from the command line and still be able to work on the command line while it runs? [duplicate]

Suppose that I want to run a Java program so I would type java myProgram and then suppose that it prints some output to the screen but takes a few hours to finish running. If I want to keep ...
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1answer
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Running a program in background using command-line [duplicate]

How do I run a program in the background from a shell, with the ability to close the shell while leaving the program running which should not disturb the window i am working on? Lets say my UI is ...
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6answers
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I can't use the terminal while gedit command is running [duplicate]

I recently installed 12.04. When I try to edit a file with gedit, I can't use the terminal until I close the editing file or I have to open a new terminal. But I think I didn't have this problem with ...
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2answers
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How can I restart compiz from tty? (& Related, how can I set up a fallback WM?)

So I'm testing Natty, and Compiz keeps crashing on me. I expect this sort of thing from alpha software, of course, but it doesn't always give me the option to restart compiz, and for some reason ...

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