On Sun, Oct 9, 2016 at 7:33 AM, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel(a)gmail.com> wrote:
I must suggest that "nohup dnf whatever > logfile.out
&" is your
friend for exactly this sort of thing. stdin/stdout/stderr are all
disconnected from the running session and a visible log is generated.
Thanks very much for taking the time to post... very simple and to the
Another method I've found for those concerned about using a terminal under
a DE is to
check out dnf-automatic: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/AutoUpdates
There is currently an open bug regarding the use of email notifications
but other than that, it appears to work fine.
For those wanting to know which processes need to be restarted after
there is the appropriately named dnf needs-restarting:
As the documentation mentions:
Note that in most cases a process should survive update of its binary and
it is using without requiring to be restarted for proper operation.
There are however specific cases when this does not apply.