If you deploy a java application in Ubuntu Server and you need to close the instance of shell script without stopping your application , you need to run your application through a script, it mean don’t execute your app directedly with the command :
java -jar myApp.jar
Just create a script.sh :
#!/bin/bash cd /var/www/ java -jar myApp.jar
Then execute the script with the command :
then you can close your shell instance without stopping your application !