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Run a command (that does not daemonize itself) as a Unix daemon. More information:

  • Run a command as a daemon:

daemonize {{command}} {{command_arguments}}

  • Write the pid to the specified file:

daemonize -p {{path/to/pidfile}} {{command}} {{command_arguments}}

  • Use a lock file to ensure that only one instance runs at a time:

daemonize -l {{path/to/lockfile}} {{command}} {{command_arguments}}

  • Use the specified user account:

sudo daemonize -u {{user}} {{command}} {{command_arguments}}