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Mar 2, 2010

I have a script that backs up my computer that must be run like this:

Code:

sudo /home/bjorn/script.sh

However, I need to be able to change the ip it backs up to. I used to do this by rewriting the script when the ip changed, but I now have like 10 different scripts. So, it would be nice to be able to set a variable and then run my script. I used $bkup_ip in the place of all the old ip s in the script. However, it seems like if I set the variable with export, and then run the script with sudo the variable is empty. How can I set the variable so that it is available for the script?

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