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  Enclose a command or commands in parens to run it in a subshell.
  A completely new Bash process runs the commands you enclose.
  Send output of two commands to a third via one pipe:
       $ ( echo "Hello, cutie!" ; echo Miss you! ) \
       >   | mail sweetie@home_sweet_home.com
  Poor-man's daemonize
       $ ( mozilla-firefox &)

Copyright 2005, Bri Hatch of Onsight, Inc.

Presented at LFNW - LinuxFest Northwest, Bellingham, Washington, Apr 2005

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