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Jun
19
comment Reinitialize /etc/profile file
@Dennis thanks for setting me straight, I wasn't really thinking hard enough about it. If the script being run sets variables, then does an export of those variables, those will be seen by the parent (shell|script), correct?
Jun
19
comment Wordpress Blank White Page for Login
don't blame yourself, blame Server Fault. It shouldn't have popped up on the main page if it is over 3 months old and the OP hasn't bothered to create an account here.
Jun
18
comment Reinitialize /etc/profile file
Yes, I suspect you could have run ". /etc/profile", but now I'm curious: what exactly did you try that failed and what was the error message? I thought your initial question was saying that "source" wasn't found, but now I'm thinking it was something else.
Jun
18
revised Reinitialize /etc/profile file
Added some more information and examples
Jun
18
comment Reinitialize /etc/profile file
Did you do it with a space between the dot and the /etc/profile? That is what I was suggesting, and I actually learned that it is a shortcut for the source bash builtin with a question on stackoverflow (stackoverflow.com/questions/2518127/…). If you did it without the space, then you were basically just executing /etc/profile as a script, which will work just the same, if it is executable.
Jun
18
comment How realistic/easy is it to host our own web servers?
Out of curiosity, what are you doing that requires modems connected to your webserver?
Jun
18
answered Reinitialize /etc/profile file
Jun
18
answered SMTP relay through GMail overrides “from:” address with “[me]@gmail.com”
Jun
18
comment Small Business Network Switches/General network configuration
+1 for pictures.
Jun
18
answered How do I choose which Ethernet Adapter to bridge in VMPlayer
Jun
18
answered Is it possible to set the date on a Linux machine to the year 2040?
Jun
17
comment Wordpress Installation on Two Servers - Loadbalancing
+1 for "I hope someone provides a really great answer with step-by-step instructions on the best way to implement this and why it is the best way".
Jun
17
answered SPAN/Port mirroring on Linksys switch
Jun
17
comment very Slow machine when searching the network
-1 for suggesting random changes to NIC link speed without explaining what that means. I hate encountering systems that have their link speed hard-coded for no good reason because some engineer though it would be a good idea to try it out.
Jun
16
revised Why does OVFTool hang randomly?
More questions.
Jun
16
answered how to get Incoming and Outgoing hostnames and ports on a linux email server
Jun
16
answered Why does OVFTool hang randomly?
Jun
16
comment Could not use domain name instead of static IP
@Nam Gi VU That means that DNS is not configured properly for the domain. The fact that it works inside the office in UK indicates that they have a DNS server in that office that is configured with the domain, but it isn't configured to share that information with the rest of the world. They need to change the configuration of the DNS server so that you can look up the domain properly.
Jun
15
answered Debian network bridge configuration - /etc/network/interfaces
Jun
14
revised Maximum number of outgoing VPN connections?
edited tags