I need to create a script in Linux to get from server multiple files. After downloading files started need to close the session but without stopping the download.
How to do this?
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If what you mean is to continue downloading files in the background after you exit your login session what you need is nohup.
counting on that you created download-script containing your commands.
You can use the
Alternatively, if you simply need to run a process or script in the background, but don't want to keep a "session" open, consider using:
progname [arguments] &
Any command terminated with