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Launching app in CLI

 
Timothy Sam
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Hi, is there any way in UNIX(solaris and Ubuntu to be precise) to lunch an app in the commandline where it wouldn't have to wait for me to close the app before I regain control of the CLI again? For example:

./eclipse


this would run the eclipse script but the CLI pauses until I close eclipse. I want to be able to run another app after I've lunched eclipse. Any ideas? Thanks!
 
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./eclipse &

That "&" means "run in the background."
 
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Cool! Thank you very much!
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
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