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I needed something similar for ssh, scp etc. for a server which keeps changing IP every couple weeks (and our IT has a couple weeks delay in setting the host). I solved it using a special variable for this server: export FOO='131.227.aaa.bbb and then I can do just ssh bar@$FOO and I change the IP in my ~/.bashrc any time it changes...
Try something like that $ export LOGIN_USER="Math" $ su - $LOGIN_USER $ sudo xhost local:$LOGIN_USER &>/dev/null source Ps: the accepted answer not worked for me
On Ubuntu you can use just sudo -u deploy $DAEMON $DAEMON_OPTS
I've been using the form username ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /bin/su targetuser
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