[PlanetCCRMA] Backgrounding meterbridge

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Mon Jan 10 21:00:02 2005

On Mon, 2005-01-10 at 18:47, Rick Sutphin wrote:
> Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> >On Mon, 2005-01-10 at 17:01, Rick Sutphin wrote:
> >>>
> >>How do you start meter bridge so that it will detatch from the terminal. 
> >>I tried the usual a;persand like the following, but it did not work:
> >>meterbridge -t vu alsa_pcm:playback_1 &
> >>
> >How do you know it did not work? It does work for me. Just type a return
> >to get a new shell prompt, or type another command.
> >
> Sorry, I did not give enough detail. If I start meterbridge with an 
> ampersand, then close the terminal window, the meterbridge GUI closes 
> though the process is still in the process table. I would like to 
> detatch meterbridge from the terminal window so that I may close it.

  nohup meterbridge </dev/null &>/dev/null &

-- Fernando