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How keep running a program n an another computer via a connection ssh when the connection is closed?

Hi everybody,

I am running a program on a supercomputer via my personal computer through a ssh connection. My program take more than a day to run, so when I left work with my PC I stop the connection with the supercomputer and the program stop.

I am wondering if someone know how I can manage to keep my program running on the supercomputer even if the connection with my computer is closed?

Thancks in advance!
Cheers Thomas
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Hi,
start your program in the background and protect it from the HUP-signal, which causes it to stop when you close your connection to the remote machine.

Code:
nohup /path/to/your/program &

This will of course only work for non-interactive programs.
Edit: in case your program needs human interaction have a look if the tool screen is installed on the remote machine.
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Ask the supercomputer guys ("superusers") if they have a solution.
For terminal sessions reconnection there is screen to be installed on the supercomputer.
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