Ctrl-C Kills Nohup Background Processes

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Why is Ctrl-C Killing My Background Processes?

On some systems, using Ctrl-C to kill the currently running process will also kill sub-processes, even if they've been started with nohup. To remedy this, the subprocesses need to be started using setsid as follows:

setsid nohup COMMAND &



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