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Linux won't create home directory for AD users if they login through WinSCP first, and I need it to

So I've got my RHEL 5 servers running Likewise power broker so that I can use active directory to authenticate users. The idea was to streamline the whole process of getting new users onto a server ...
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Linux :: Shared aliases in /etc/profile.d not applied to root user, why?

On my Fedora 14 developer machine I can add a sharedAliases.sh file to /etc/profile.d -- both my user and root user then have access to the shared aliases. Switch over to remote CentOS 5.7 machine ...
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how to use temporary profile when ssh to remote server

I am frequently logging in to remote servers using ssh, to do standard administrative stuff. I have local bashrc/vimrc and various other configuration files that I would like to be available remotely. ...
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Linux user starts in wrong directory?

Whenever I su to user X, it always starts in user Y home directory. The biggest issue is that then X doesn't run its .bash_profile, it attempts Y's and fails. I'm guessing it's just a typo in how the ...
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Can I script loading a profile.d script?

I'm trying to write an install script for my Amazon servers and I'm getting stuck on some environment variable issues. I have a set of scripts to configure things and some of them depend on ...