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How do I make sudo preserve my environment variables?

Using sudo 1.7.4p4 on Solaris 5.10 and sudo 1.6.7p5 on RHEL4 u6 I can't see how to preserve my environment variables, for instance $PYTHONPATH. I've added this line to sudoers, but it doesn't make any ...
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Redhat Linux password fail on ssh

I am trying to ssh into my linux machine from my mac. If I am physically at the machine I can log in with my password just fine, but if I am sshing it refuses. I am getting: Permission denies ...
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What is the exact command to restart a Redhat linux system?

I am new in linux. I want to know the exact command to restart a red hat linux server 6.3. and it has to start network drivers etc. I am using VPN to connect to remote machine using VNC. Can anyone ...
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How do I change the default application for a PDF?

I'm running Redhat 5 Enterprise (Nautilus 2.16.2) with Gnome and am having trouble changing the default application for PDFs. No matter what I do, it seems to always come up as evince. First I tried ...
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Modify PATH variable for X11 during log-in

I am working on some lab computers (read: no administrative rights) that, if I log in, I need to change the PATH variable as X11 starts. The reason is that I need to change the PATH variable at this ...
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Add files to an iso image and auto run a script post installation

I want to add my .tar files in the .iso image of redhat cd and untar the same at desired location using some script. Can anyone tell how do I add the files in the ISO image? where to place the ...
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Providing permission to specific user to access NFS share

I have two machines between which I need to share a folder. On server1, I have the user 'appuser' that needs to access (read/write/delete) on this share. On server2, 'root' accesses this share and ...
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Command to find files for specific time range

I have few Linux RedHat machines and i must find some files on them. The problem is that they have a lot of files and folders since 2004 year. And i don't know where exactly to look for this files. ...
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Setting Linux environment variables

I am running Red Hat Linux Enterprise 5; I am always using the export command to set environment variables. Are there any other ways to set environment variables and what are the ...
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Not able to connect to internet in RHEL 5

I just installed red hat enterprise 5 in my laptop and on desktop both. In desktop it is working fine but in laptop it is not showing the eth device. (I tried ifconfig only lo is there). I tried ifup ...
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Is there a native tool for parsing xml files available on RedHat?

Are there any utilities similar to xpath for parsing XML files that would be natively available on a RedHat server? Similar questions have been answered elsewhere, but none of the tools listed are on ...
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Discrepancy between df and du

I have a question pertaining the difference from 'df -h' and 'du -bs'. I have seen several questions here about it, but the issue was always that 'df -h' was reporting more used space than 'du -bs'. I ...
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 trial expired

My trial of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 will expire tomorrow. What behavior should I expect? It will not boot?
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How to enable remote desktop in Red Hat?

How to enable the remote desktop in a Red Hat system?
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Changing file and folder ownership from root?

I created a folder structure as root and now need to transfer ownership to an ordinary user. This question is linked to this one - ...
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VSFTP configuring virtual user using passwd [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why won't vsftpd let me log in with a virtual user account? I'm trying to configure virtual FTP users along with real users on a server. I installed VSFTP and it ...
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VirtualBox Linux Guest unable to ssh in to a redhat server? [duplicate]

I am running VirtualBox with a CentOS guest and trying to ssh in to one of my firm's Redhat servers. I get timed out but I can ping the server. It works if I do the same action from my Windows host. ...
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How to install CentOS 5 or Redhat 5 on USB Key or external HD

How to install CentOS 5 or Redhat 5 on USB key/HD external? I don't want to create multi-boot (with Windows 7)which mean just when I need a Linux machine by connecting usb I have downloaded LinuxLive ...
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Unable to mount NTFS drive with RHEL 6

I installed RHEL 6 on my computer on the last drive with Windows XP. In RHEL 6 my drive has not been opened, it shows unable to mount NTFS file. So what can I do to resolve that?
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Can't connect wirelessly using redhat9

I've recently installed redhat 9 and I'm trying to connect to the internet using a wireless card. I'm able to connect to the network and get to the router webpage @ 10.0.0.1 But whenever I open ...