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    Question [Bash] Return to Prompt After Executing GUI

    I have a bash script that launches a GUI, but when I execute it from a terminal I have to wait until the GUI closes to get back to the prompt. How can I tell the script to finish executing after I launch the GUI? I know that Firefox does this. Windows does this with the start command.

    --- EDIT ---
    Never mind, just found the answer here:

    #! /bin/bash
    /program/to/execute &
    Last edited by dodle; November 26th, 2011 at 12:59 AM.

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