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@djwashburn djwashburn/easybg
Created Oct 31, 2015

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A unix shortcut for running a GUI program in the background from the command line. Runs process in the background and redirects output.
#!/bin/bash
if [ -z "$1" ]; then # check if we have any arguments
echo usage: $0 command # if not, print a message and quit
exit
fi
nohup "$@" >/dev/null 2>&1 & # "$@" expands all the given arguments
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