Linux: Stop Programs Quitting When the Terminal Is Closed

Q. When I start a program from the terminal, it closes when I close the terminal windows? How do I stop program quitting when the terminal is closed?

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A. You need to use nohup utility, which allows to run command./process or shell script that can continue running in the background after you log out from a shell:
nohup program &
nohup gedit file.c &

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