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Start Daemonised GNU Screen from script a allow calling script to end

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http://serverfault.com – I have a script on an embedded device that calls screen to start if a user logs in via a ssh session... #!/bin/sh SCREENRUNNING=`pgrep SCREEN` if [ -z "$SCREENRUNNING" ]; then echo "Screen not running so let's start the Master session sleep 2 screen -dmS Master sleep 2 screen -x root/Master else echo "Screen is already running let's connect to existing session" sleep 2 screen -x root/Master fi However this keeps the calling script active till the screen session exits,even if it's detached. What I want to do is have the calling script finish a (HowTos)