run it as:
nohup python scripts/sb_server.py &
Claude Jones wrote:
running Spambayes to filter spam. It's installed as a pop3 proxy and is
invoked by the following, run from root in a terminal window:
That results in the following:
SpamBayes POP3 Proxy Version 1.0.4 (March 2005)
and engine SpamBayes Engine Version 0.3 (January 2004).
Loading database... Listener on port 110 is proxying
User interface url is http://localhost:8880/
The script is activated and, until I close the terminal, remains so.
But, it means that I have an open terminal with root running during my
Closing the terminal kills the python script and my email.
I tried putting the above commands in rc.local but that aborted my
boot. I got the the "Loading database... Listener on port 110 is
User interface url is http://localhost:8880/" message, and nothing
more, the screen just hung.
Can one of you tell me if there is another way to do this? Is there a
way to invoke this script as a 'background process' - I'm not even sure
if that's the correct terminology in the world of Linux?