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I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop edition

I want to use environmental variable for currently joined domain just like I use $USER to bring current user. From what I read there are few variables for that, but none seems to work for me. I also cannot see those variables as active when I type env command.

I would appreciate a solution on how to enable that variable or how to make my own variable by pulling current domain name from the system somehow.

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maybe this ?

DOMAIN=$( hostname )
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