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I have a long-running process that was started in bash terminal on Debian. Unfortunately it wasn't started inside screen.
Is there a way to disconnect this process from current console and connect to it from screen?

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Unfortunately, you won't be able to transfer ownership.

If all you want is to keep the process active while log out (and you're using bash), suspend the process with ^Z, then "disown -h" to release it from your shell.

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So will it be running in background? – Wojtek May 9 '11 at 12:14
Yes, but you will be unable to attach to it if you kill your current shell. – Tzarium May 9 '11 at 12:17

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