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Root's .bashrc not executing on sudo -i

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http://askubuntu.com – On one of my Ubuntu 11.10 servers, when I use sudo -i to become the root user, root's .bashrc is not being executed. On all other servers, whose relevant configurations are identical as far as I know, it is being executed properly. Here's what I've checked: .bashrc exists in /root, owned by root:root, permissions 644 /etc/profile and /etc/bash.bashrc are being executed root's shell is set to "/bin/bash" I can execute .bashrc with source .bashrc, after which everything is normal for that session. I can also type bash to execute bash manually after I've sudoed to root, and .bashrc is then exe (HowTos)