I was helping a colleague who was having problems with a background process intermittently dying. I found out that they were starting the background process by logging in to the server and executing: ...
What's the difference between running a program as a daemon and forking it into background with '&'?
What are the practical differences from a sysadmin point of view when deploying services on a unix based system?
I need to run some background processes that live as long as I am logged in with a certain user. Does there exist something like a per-user daemon? I know only of global daemons that live from ...
I use Fedora 13 and am trying to create a service for darkice. I put the script in the /etc/init.d directory and if I use the command service darkice start, the darkice is running in the foreground ...
I'm attempting to build a monitoring script to watch localhost communication using netcat. I have two scripts that I've built, one to start the monitoring loop and one for the loop itself. They are as ...