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What environment variables are set when I use ssh?

When I use ssh, I notice that my TERM variable is forwarded automatically. This is quite useful, but I'm wondering what other variables are forwarded or set. So far I've found the following ...
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Creating a shortcut in launcher to run a terminal command with more than one parameter as argument

How do you create a shortcut in launcher that lets you run a terminal command using more than one variable? For example, how do you create a launcher shortcut that will prompt you for varA and varB ...
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How can I update cygwin shell environment variables set in System Properties window

Suppose I go into the System Properties window and add an environment variable to the Path. If I have a terminal window open, it will be unaware of the change, so I close it and open another one. Is ...
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Confused about setting environment variables

I've been trying to set some environment variables for hours and it does not work grml Here the setting: I use Debian 6 and there the terminal from the desktop. In this window, I type "su" to login ...
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How to save environment variable from Terminal?

I am trying to save the PATH environment variable from the Terminal running on a Ubuntu system. I typed in the following however it does not get saved. export ...
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Having new environment variable by forcefully applying the new environment variable?

When I change environment variable, I just reopen the terminal to have the new environment variable. When I install the Rocket Dock, and drag & drop the terminal, the environment doesn't seem to ...
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Exporting Environment Variables in Ubuntu Linux

I know many people have asked about environment variables before, but I am having a hard time dealing with these paths while ensuring I don't mess around with the original settings. How would you go ...
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Why does my LD_LIBRARY_PATH get unset launching terminal?

I have a shell script to set up some environment variables and launch whatever program I send in as an argument: export PATH=$HOME/local/bin:$PATH export ...