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Re: SSH question



Rick Stevens wrote:

>>>> 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.
> 
> ssh servername "screen -d -m wget -b -c http://blah";
> 
> Works find, lasts a long time!

Yes, we are now getting into the realm of (close your eyes Misty, Gangster,
and Silly) "how many ways to skin a cat".  FWIW, I tend to choose the
solution that takes the least number of keystrokes. :-)



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