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Re: SSH question



M.Lewis wrote:
> 
> I'm sure the answer to this question is incredibly simple and I have
> looked through the archives, but I really don't know what to look for
> (hence the poor subject).
> 
> I want to ssh into a remote machine, start a download (say wget -c
> xyz.iso), then close my ssh session, but still maintain the download
> while I'm no longer logged into the remote machine.
> 
> Can this be done? If so, how?

I find it easiest to use wget with the -b parameter along with nohup as in:

nohup wget -b -c http://blah.blah.com

-- 
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon
to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
		-- Oscar Wilde


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