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Old 11-16-2007
Leaving Program running but killing the script

Sorry for all the threads. I am almost done. I ahve a bash script that is launching a diags program then copying the .html over my client. then it does the following line

/opt/firefox/firefox report.html

it launches it fines but the program waits for me to close the window or kill the script. I want to leave the window open and finish the script since it proceeds to do a clean up. how do i do that. background the process?
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Old 11-16-2007
nohup program arguments &
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Old 11-16-2007
thanks that worked perfect. one other thing. if i want to rename a file to the name of the current host how do i do that? mv test.txt $HOSTNAME.html ?
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