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Nohup est une commande Unix permettant de lancer un processus qui restera actif même après la déconnexion de l’utilisateur l’ayant initiée. Combiné à l’esperluette qui permet le lancement en arrière-plan, nohup permet donc de créer des processus s’exécutant de manière transparente sans être dépendants de l’utilisateur.

NOHUP(1) User Commands NOHUP(1)


nohup – run a command immune to hangups, with output to a non-tty


nohup COMMAND [ARG]…
nohup OPTION


Run COMMAND, ignoring hangup signals.

–help display this help and exit

output version information and exit

If standard input is a terminal, redirect it from an unreadable file.
If standard output is a terminal, append output to ‘nohup.out’ if pos‐
sible, ‘$HOME/nohup.out’ otherwise. If standard error is a terminal,
redirect it to standard output. To save output to FILE, use ‘nohup

NOTE: your shell may have its own version of nohup, which usually
supersedes the version described here. Please refer to your shell’s
documentation for details about the options it supports.


Written by Jim Meyering.


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or available locally via: info ‘(coreutils) nohup invocation’

GNU coreutils 8.25 February 2016 NOHUP(1)