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Re: I'm sure this is a silly question



On Wednesday 06 April 2005 16:55, Birt, Jeffrey wrote:
> I'm sure this is a silly question, but.....
> I have an application that is started by a script in .kde/Autostart.
> When this app is started a console window appears, if the console window
> is closed the app stops.  I know, duh! (of course the same thing happens
> when you launch it manually from a console window) (BTW, it's a helper
> app for MetaVNC that handles clipboard functions)

Put an ampersand after your command to run it in the background. For example, 
you can type this in console:

gedit &

Now if you close the console, gedit will still be running.

RDB
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Reuben D. Budiardja
Dept. Physics and Astronomy
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

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