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SETSID(1) - Linux man page online | User commands

Run a program in a new session.

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SETSID(1) User Commands SETSID(1)

NAME

setsid - run a program in a new session

SYNOPSIS

setsid [options] program [arguments]

DESCRIPTION

setsid runs a program in a new session. The command calls fork(2) if already a process group leader. Otherwise, it executes a program in the current process.

OPTIONS

-c, --ctty Set the controlling terminal to the current one. -w, --wait Wait for the execution of the program to end, and return the exit value of this program as the return value of setsid. -V, --version Display version information and exit. -h, --help Display help text and exit.

SEE ALSO

setsid(2)

AUTHOR

Rick Sladkey <@world.std.com>

AVAILABILITY

The setsid command is part of the util-linux package and is available from https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.
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