On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 10:54 AM, Michael Dutchman <lists / ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> Hello guys!
> I have a ruby script that I want to run 24/7 on my vserver( Debian
> Squeeze ).
> Now top run that script I have to open a new ssh session with putty and
> start script by console. When I close my console the script process also
> closes.
> How can make my script running standalone?

This is a unix question more than a Ruby question.
You have to detach it from the terminal. Use nohup.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nohup

Jesus.