Scroll to navigation

NOHUP(1) User Commands NOHUP(1)

NAME

nohup - run a command immune to hangups, with output to a non-tty

SYNOPSIS

nohup COMMAND [ARG]...
nohup OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Run COMMAND, ignoring hangup signals.

display this help and exit
output version information and exit

If standard input is a terminal, redirect it from an unreadable file. If standard output is a terminal, append output to 'nohup.out' if possible, '$HOME/nohup.out' otherwise. If standard error is a terminal, redirect it to standard output. To save output to FILE, use 'nohup COMMAND > FILE'.

NOTE: your shell may have its own version of nohup, which usually supersedes the version described here. Please refer to your shell's documentation for details about the options it supports.

Exit status:

125
if the nohup command itself fails
126
if COMMAND is found but cannot be invoked
127
if COMMAND cannot be found
-
the exit status of COMMAND otherwise

AUTHOR

Written by Jim Meyering.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
Report any translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2023 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/nohup>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) nohup invocation'

January 2024 GNU coreutils 9.4