troubleshooting Question

How to Appropriately Start Another Application from My GUI Application

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I would like to know the appropriate method for starting another program from my GUI application and then kill it later while not losing control of my GUI. I want to be able to do something similar to below that doesn't freeze the GUI:

void on_buttonStartExternalProgram_clicked()
{
     //procedure to start program
}

void on_buttonStopExternalProgram_clicked()
{
     //procedure to stop external program
}

I just need to start an external program I don't need to pass data between it.
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F. Dominicus
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