I am on a windows machine and I am using tight vnc to login to a linux machine. You cannot login as root using tight vnc so I created a statndard user called admin.
Once I login as admin I open up a vi editor and su root.
Once in root I run the command ifconfig. It does not work.
I know this works when I login in directly to the linux machine as root.
I'm guessing I have to relaod or restart the bash_profile for root. How do I do this or is it even possible.