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I run django server using

/opt/python27/bin/python manage.py runserver

But the command prompt says

Quit the server with CONTROL-C.

I want to know that can i keep it running all the time. Anything wrong with that??. I was thinking of running in background and then do my usual stuff

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If you start a task from the commandline you can (nearly) always interrupt it with Ctr-C. –  duenni May 24 '11 at 13:03

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You can run it all the time. You can further append a "&" at the end of the command so to puts the process in the background. Thus use this instead:

/opt/python27/bin/python manage.py runserver &
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thank buddy i will try –  Mirror51 May 24 '11 at 12:36
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Yes. But this is a terrible, terrible way to run a server. Use Apache and mod_wsgi. Don't think of this as anything but a way to test something quickly. –  S.Lott May 24 '11 at 14:36

Yes you can keep it running all the time. Don't run it as a foreground process in the terminal, run as a background process.

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