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terminal program detaching/backgrounding?

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I just need to know how to detach from the terminal, I need to write a completely hidden background app with no output except the occasional error log. Maybe a popup window to notify the user, but that is all... please help!

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You are describing a "daemon" or "service".  Here a couple of tutorials:
http://www.enderunix.org/docs/eng/daemon.php
http://www.mkssoftware.com/docs/man3/daemon.3.asp

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Worked like a charm. Thanks

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