How do I keep ruby on rails alive when I close the terminal?

Posted January 13, 2015 2.6k views

I have set up a ruby on rails blog but when I close the terminal the site doesnt work. I want to be able to enter the site even though my server is not open.
How can I do that?

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For any process that must remain running when you disconnect and is not a daemon (runs in the background) then you can use screen to background the process and safely disconnect.

by Justin Ellingwood
In this article, we will discuss how to install and use "screen", a tool that allows you to manage multiple shell sessions inside a single terminal. The screen program is very useful for multi-tasking in an ssh environment, due to its ability to resume terminal sessions and perform multiple-concurrent tasks.