Tip:using screen

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TIP: using screen

After starting a long running job, you cannot close the terminal wind, or the job will be cancelled. Instead, run the job from within a 'screen': type


You now stared a 'new' terminal start your job press ctrl-a-d, that is the CTRL key with the 'a' key, followed by the 'd' key Now you're back in the terminal where you started. You can close this terminal, and the one behind the screen still exists and continues To get back into the now hidden one, type

screen -rd

To cancel a screen session, type ctrl-d