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start a app as a app not as a dameon

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i have a application called novell audit that i a,m trying to start on sles10. It starts and then just sits there. It was recomended to me to start novell audit as a application not as a dameon how do i do this thank you
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Top Expert 2008
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If it starts and just sits there then it is running as an application..if it disappears into the background and you can still see it running using

ps aux app_name

then it is running as a daemon.

From what you said it is running as an app.
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Top Expert 2007

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Strictly speaking, there's no such thing as an application process.  A daemon is simply a process that detaches itself from the terminal and runs in the background.

The summary shakoush has given you is good.

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