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Re: SSH question



At 2:54 PM +0800 10/11/06, Ed Greshko wrote:
>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

Does backgrounding a task have the same effect?  That is, would:

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

do as well?  I didn't see anything relevent in man bash.

I've played with screen.  I may actually use it soon.
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