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Old 08-01-2006, 08:54 PM   #1
stardotstar
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something wrong with my shell on ssh to remote system


Hi I am sure this is something simple and I can;t understand when or how it just started happening...

I used to ssh to my web server and upon logging in I could just go straight to work. (usually vi, cp, mv, chmod and stuff you know)

I would also often su and do the same.


Since adding keychain and ssh-agent and getting my login automated I found that I got errors about my TERM declaration when on the remote system.

In fact after doing an export command I could see that the terminal declaration was "gnome" and of course the remote system then wouldn't let me use vi...


Code:
stardotstar@helios:/var/www/phpBB2/images$ vi
vi: gnome: unknown terminal type
stardotstar@helios:/var/www/phpBB2/images$ export
declare -x HOME="/home/stardotstar"
declare -x LANG="en_US"
declare -x LANGUAGE="en_US:en_GB:en"
declare -x LOGNAME="stardotstar"
declare -x MAIL="/var/mail/stardotstar"
declare -x OLDPWD="/var/www/phpBB2/images/avatars"
declare -x PATH="/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/bin/X11:/usr/games"
declare -x PWD="/var/www/phpBB2/images"
declare -x SHELL="/bin/bash"
declare -x SHLVL="1"
declare -x SSH_CLIENT="60.231.10.104 59081 22"
declare -x SSH_CONNECTION="60.231.10.104 59081 72.21.55.122 22"
declare -x SSH_TTY="/dev/pts/0"
declare -x TERM="gnome"
declare -x TZ="Australia/Brisbane"
declare -x USER="stardotstar"
By doing a

declare -x TERM="vt100"

I got things working ok...

In the end I added this line to my root .bashrc and things are automated because when I su to root the new environment shell .bashrc gets called. But this obviously isn't happening with my normal user login.

So it seems that due to automating the login via keychain the shell session is being passed from the local machine directly into the session on the remote box and I wonder what else - other than VI and the need to redeclare the TERM - I should be doing - is there a way to call the local .bashrc automatically on login or have I missed the point anyway somehow?

Thanks guys

Will

Last edited by stardotstar; 08-01-2006 at 08:55 PM.
 
Old 08-03-2006, 04:11 AM   #2
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anyone?> by way of bumping () I have found that because the .bashrc is called when i su I don't now have the prob after logging in as my normal user and then switching but how do I ensure that my bash profile is correct when I connect to the remote system but don't have to enter a login (because I am using keychain/ssh-agent?)

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