I frequently use the program
nohup so that my processes are immune to hangups. So if I want to make the program
program immune to hangups, I use the command
nohup program &
& puts the process in the background.
nohup gives me the message:
nohup: appending output to `nohup.out'
Is there any way to send the output to a file other than
nohup.out? Often I want to run many processes in the same directory using
nohup, but if I do this, all the output gets lumped together in a single
The manual page (for example, here) does not seem to have an option for specifying the log file. Can you please confirm this? Also, do you have any thoughts of how I can work around this problem?