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hi guys:
Thread is a Deamon Thread or not please explain it ?
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You can create either deamon or non-deamon threads.
The main thread is a deamon thread. the threads the are created in the program are non-deamon thread, but you can make them as deamon thread by calling the setDeamon(true);
 
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The main difference between a User Thread and a Daemon Thread is that the program terminates when all user threads have stopped running.
A good example of a Daemon thread is the garbage collection thread. It just runs in the background like some sort of unseen ghost or demon.
The daemon attribute of a thread is just used to tell the JVM if it is OK to terminate the program even if the thread is still running.
 
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