I use myscript > my.log 2>&1 & to run a script and collect it's output - so that when I logout - the script will still be running. It I were to start it with myscript & - it will ...
In the past, I've used nohup to run big background jobs, but I've noticed that a lot of people use Screen in this context. Does Screen provide some kind of functional advantage that I am unaware of, ...
I have a really old console application that I want to make a bit more resilient. The program is used this way: the user uses a custom terminal emulator to connect to a remote machine through ssh ...
..and then still be able to return to the same session/screen after restarting the terminal machine. I've tried screen but once I restarted my computer screen -d showed no sessions. Nohup seems to be ...