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Sudo /bin/bash -c 'some command' does not load /etc/environment content, not set the env [duplicate]

I've got a bit confused When I do log in via sudo su - I get full environment loaded $ sudo su - # env SHELL=/bin/bash TERM=screen-256color LC_ALL=en_US.UTF-8 HTTPS_PROXY_HOST=myproxy.com ...
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laravel 4.2 environment not working with homestead on ubuntu

I created this question in stackoverflow too. Anyhow I know there's a post in ubuntu with the same question and they mentioned upgrade vagrant but I am already using 1.8.1 but no luck. How to make ...
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How could one export from a sourced script only specific functions

I try to expose from a script only specific functions. For example, let's say I have the script hello_world.sh and it has 2 functions, hello and world: ## hello_world.sh - name of the file, not the ...
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Bootstrapping Juju Environment with AWS IAM Roles?

I am trying to bootstrap my Juju Charms environment with AWS, however, it fails to authenticate with my current access key and secret key. Has anyone been able to successfully bootstrap using IAM EC2 ...
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Ubuntu version for game

Maybe I could find a lot of questions like that, but I need some help. Recently I started using Ubuntu 15.10 , but when running games that consume few resources makes me very slow rendering of the ...
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Can't change desktop environment Ubuntu 15.10

I installed xfce and gnome desktop environments and I don't see a way how to change it. On log in screen there isn't any option, does anybody have similar problem? Thanks!
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date command appears to ignore locale settings

What I want to do is set a locale environment variable (LC_TIME, I think) to something which makes date output in a nice ISO format. From looking at some other Stack Exchange questions and answers ...
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Restoring my old python and python dist-packages after pyenv

After following the instructions on http://askubuntu.com/a/533581/63298 to update my python to python 2.7.11 and python 3.5.1, I have lost all my dist-packages. They still exist: gillin@mt:~$ sudo ...
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Safely store pem file (rsa private key) on ubuntu as user environment variable?

I managed to get most stuff working on a test server on AWS. I'm using Ubuntu 14. But inside the testing web application i have a cloudfront signed url. This depends on a file in .pem format. On my ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Cinnamon DE menu not functioning properly

Welcome fellow Ubuntu enthusiasts. I have a rather simple yet equally irritating problem with both of my laptops running Ubuntu 15.10 with Cinnamon 2.6.13 desktop environment. On most menu items ...
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upstart script is not picking system default environment variable

I have one openstack based service. Which we are ran using upstart script. upstart script # filename: /etc/init/myservice.conf start on runlevel [2345] and started mountall stop on runlevel [016] ...
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Setup to try OpenStack on a single machine

I have been assigned to install openstack on a single machine in our dev office. I am following the guide here : http://docs.openstack.org/kilo/install-guide/install/apt/content/ch_basic_environment....
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Mate Desktop Environment won't uninstall from Ubuntu

I'm new to the community. I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and decided to install Mate Desktop Environment to use it instead of Unity. I have installed Mate DE from the following ...
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Is it possible to create UI for Ubuntu with HTML & CSS?

I would like to develop a myu own UI for ubuntu.But I wouldn't like complex C-coding to do that! Rather HTML & CSS are getting more powerful and we can even make a desktop class application with ...
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How to change Desktop, Download, Music and … path? [duplicate]

How can I rename Desktop, Download, Music, Pictures & ... folders names to desktop, download, music, pictures & ... . NOTE: I'd simply rename them by mv command, but still have troubles. ...
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Diffrence among environment/profile/bash files

I know the difference among ~/.bash, ~/.profile vs. /etc/profile. I know (please correct me if I am wrong) configuration in ~/.bash is applicable for a specific user and terminal only.Configuration in ...
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Ubuntu stuck at login [closed]

I made a change in environment file inside etc. (I added a property as JAVA_HOME inside it according to a solution I saw in a website for another issue) After restart it does not allows me to log in. ...
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Budgie desktop panel transparency

I installed budgie desktop on my ubuntu 14.04 from official ppa. But panel is not transparent. Its just white. How can i make it transparent ?
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14.04 Can't use budgie desktop and other environments are same as ubuntu

When i choose Budgie Desktop from environment selection menu and entering my password, lock screen repeats itsself, it doesnt open. And other environments are not working. They all as same as ubuntu ...
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Juju bootstrap environment fails

i have a problem during deploying my first juju environment "maas". The host is commissioned by MAAS but during the juju deployment there is this error: Setting up libtcmalloc-minimal4 (2.1-2ubuntu1) ...
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Sorting files by ASCII conventions in Ubuntu 14.04

This has been an incredible annoyance for me because it should be so easy to fix!!! I want ASCII conventions to be applied when sorting files (both in the terminal and in nautilus) because the "...
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Unable to choose desktop environment 14.04

I don't have the dropdown menu in the login screen. This question was posed earlier but closed as not being reproducible. Guess what? I have that problem also. Any KNOWLEDGEABLE suggestions would be ...
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Problems accessing my Ubuntu system

I have a problem accessing to my Ubuntu 13.04 system. Recently I updated from 12 to 13 and after some hard work I am able to input my password and user name, but I can't get any further, because the ...
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Why is 'sudo bash' a bad idea? [duplicate]

Anyone want to comment on sudo bash in comparison to sudo su and sudo -i? I know sudo -i is the preferred because "environment". I've gotten into the bad habit from years ago when I was a kid in a ...
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Setting LOG=1 in /etc/environment

I asked a question earlier about viewing the history of notify-osd using the indicator-notifications app. The answer was that I needed to add LOG=1 in my /etc/environment file. That sounded ...
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locale when login ubuntu 12.04 desktop

I logged in to Ubuntu 12.04 desktop via ssh, the env variables of locale had been set are followed: env | grep LC LC_PAPER=zh_CN.UTF-8 LC_ADDRESS=zh_CN.UTF-8 LC_MONETARY=zh_CN.UTF-8 LC_NUMERIC=...
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Environment variable is not update

I try to set the $PATH reference to the current working directory, one machine work as expected, but another machine is not. basically, I have set below line in .bashrc export PATH=$PWD/bin:$PATH ...
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Why doesn't JSLint/JSHint work in Ubuntu?

I installed as described here and other places, but after using npm to install jslint, jshint, neither will work. Running "jslint", I only get: /usr/bin/env: node: No such file or directory Is ...
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How can I activate a Desktop Environment? [duplicate]

Sorry if this is an incredibly stupid question, but I'm new to Linux on a whole & I'm trying hard to get into the flow with it. I recently installed LXDE which as you know is a DE, but I can't ...
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Juju can't connect to environment

I have been trying to run juju status -e maas but it keeps giving me the error 2013-08-12 10:00:48,301 INFO Connecting to environment... 2013-08-12 10:00:48,357 ERROR Cannot connect to environment: ...
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Editing MANPATH from /etc/environment

Having installed TeX Live on my system (by downloading and running the script from TUG's website: http://www.tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html), I tried editing the MANPATH variable by adding ...
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Run a shell script from terminal

I have a shell script at /home/user/android-sdk-linux/tools. I wish to run the script from the terminal by typing ddms so I added :/home/user/android-sdk-linux/tools/ddms.sh to /etc/environment and ...
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How to get Ubuntu to use as much Resources as Lubuntu

Well.. I love Ubuntu, but it causes my laptop to use resources up, and I don't even know why. it even cause my laptop's fan to run louder and heat up (not overheat, but it does get hot). As soon as I ...
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How do I change to the desktop/layout like in the picture?

I would love to change my desktop to the one below: Could someone please help?
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Why use env in shebang?

What is the purpose of using #!/usr/bin/env <sh|bash|python> shebang compared to #!/bin/bash, #!/bin/sh or #!/usr/bin/python?
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Difference between /etc/security/pam_env.conf and /etc/environment + making sudo read pam_env.conf

I struggle to see the difference between pam_env.conf and /etc/environment. To me they both do the same thing, with a difference syntax. The manpages were no help. So what is the difference? ...
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How can I add a directory to my PATH? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add a directory to my path? I created a .bash_aliases file with the following contents: PATH=$PATH:$HOME/opt/bin So it adds /home/myuser/opt/bin to $PATH. I made ...
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how to remove environment variables set for QSTK?

I am new to Ubuntu, and I'm having trouble with the terminal application. Every time I open it this message appears: "bash: /home/xxxxx/.bashrc: line 1: syntax error near unexpected token `(' bash: /...
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Stop/start battery charging through software?

If a laptop is powered on and connected to AC power, is there a way to issue a command that tells it not to charge the battery? EDITED: Perhaps charging of the battery may be stopped if there were a ...
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Installing Latex on Virtualenv

I'm trying to install latex on virtualenv as a part of my project being uploaded to heroku. I used pip install texlive-latex-extra also easy_install texlive-latex-extra for packages texlive-base,...
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juju bootstrap key error?

I followed the guides the best as i could. there is some information missing like do as root or as regular user ..formatting, quotes no quotes..what the password or paraphrase for ssh should be .....
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Is there a difference between “.” and “source” in bash, after all?

I was looking for the difference between the "." and "source" builtin commands and a few sources (e.g., in this discussion, and the bash manpage) suggest that these are just the same. However, ...
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NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/derby/tools/ij

Derby says to install to opt, so I did: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ ll /opt/db-derby-10.9.1.0-bin/lib/derbytools.jar -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 174932 May 31 12:19 /opt/db-derby-10.9.1.0-bin/lib/...
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Can I set different passwords for different desktop environments?

I have installed GNOME, Unity and Cairo Dock desktop environments. I wanted to set different passwords for each. Is this possible by any means? Thank you.
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How green are Ubuntu and Canonical?

im a student of Environmental Engineering, currently searching for a Bachelor Thesis Theme. I am curious, if there any internal information about Ubuntu related to CO2/Energy saving compared to other ...
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Development environment for Linux wireless using sparse

I am used to Eclipse and Visual studio for development for Java and C#. I am looking forward to modify and compile some files in C in the Linux Wireless subsystem. The site recommends using Sparse but ...
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how to include an environment variable in the launcher?

I was trying to make some scripts dynamic by including the environment variable $LOGNAME and even $HOME. but it don't seem to work when placed in a launcher. I am trying to make code a bit more ...
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Having trouble installing Java Runtime Environment on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Java? I digged up into the subject and it didn't really help. It actually made things worse. From what I understood from a website, JRE has been ...
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Added folders to PATH cannot be found using sudo [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Environment variables when run with 'sudo' I've added a new folder to my path, but when running the programs (in that folder) with "sudo" it does not work. When I ...
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How to “get” system proxy settings?

I want to set proxy in my system firefox from firefox that I use by VPN. in VPN's firefox in Preferences/Advanced/Network/Settings the checkbox "use system proxy settings" is checked. where are ...