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Shell Script Launching Child Processes

Disclaimer: I'm totally new to shell scripting, but have quite a bit of experience in other languages like PHP and Obj-C. I'm writing my first daemon script. Here are the goals: I want it to run ...
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If I launch a background process and then log out, will it continue to run?

Asking this after a prolonged discussion with a coworker, I'd really like a clarification here. I launch a background process, either by appending "&" to the command line or by stopping it with ...
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put a job in the bg and run it?

I know there are two or more ways to run a job and place it in the background. Right now I used ctrl-z to put a scp transfer in the background because I noticed it was going to take a while. How do I ...