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setctsid(8)

Linux 2.2
12 April 1999

util-linux

Miscellaneous system utilities for Linux

NAME

setctsid - run a program in a new session and tty

SYNOPSIS

setctsid [-f] /dev/<tty> program [args...]

DESCRIPTION

setctsid runs a program in a new session with a new controlling terminal /dev/<tty>. The -f option causes setctsid to run the program in a new process.

SEE ALSO

AUTHORS

Rick Sladkey <>, Werner Fink <>
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