#70: "audit_log_user_command(): Connection refused" when using sudo in CentOS 5

On every invocation of sudo in CentOS 5.3, whether successful or not, there is an echo to terminal of: audit_log_user_command(): Connection refused This does not appear to affect any serious functionality, but is incredibly annoying.

#62: Share SSHFS via Samba

Fuse doesn't allow other users to access mounted directories, in order to get it working with samba and the security=user model you need to pass 'allow_other' to the call of sshfs: mount -t smbfs -o username=<user>,password=<passwd> //<server...

#51: Broken shell command substitution in crontab

In a cronjob, I want to execute a date sub-command and substitute the results in place into the overall shell command. Something like: 1 5 * * * bash -c 'cp /foo/bar /foo/bar.$(date +%Y%m%d).sql' Unfortunately, this breaks with an error at runtime: /bin...