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Enhance your prompt with git information

Git provides a series of enhancements for the bash prompt. It can display the current branch when inside a working copy. Here's an example from my machine:

[email protected]:~/Documents/Projects/Drupal/test(master *)$

It shows the branch name and indicates by an asterisk that I have uncommitted changes.

Working with Agaric Easy On-ramp: Browser Certificate

Click the following link:

http://www.cacert.org/certs/class3.crt

And accept the certificate for all purposes.

(For more information and for Internet Explorer, see the CACert.org site.

How to Write a Bug Report

The official! How to make an issue report, part of the official guide to using the issue queue.

See also Report a problem in the Troubleshooting guide.

And the Views issue queue guidelines which are comprehensive and rigorous and puts the entire process in one document, and almost everything can be directly or with minor adaptation applied to other projects.

Use Drush to sync files from one site to another

Believe it or not, this is the function you want:

core-rsync (rsync) Rsync the Drupal tree to/from another server using ssh.

For example:

drush rsync @example.stage:%files @example.local:%files

Can't do remote to remote though.

Pushing our local repository to Gitorious


git checkout master
git remote add origin [email protected]:remarkup/remarkup.git
git push origin master

This was for a module named "remarkup" as covered in http://definitivedrupal.org/node/90

Increase main partition size in Ubuntu within VMWare Fusion

That was well nigh impossible. GUI fail, on gparted's part.

These steps won't be 100% complete because it's 7:15am and i spent the last hour frying my brain on this stuff (after the brain unilaterally called a break about 2:15am and i fell asleep), but they do fill in some gaps other resources out there don't quite cover. Some even seem to (falsely) suggest that unallocated space must be made into its own partition first. Here are some of the better links; my (final working) steps below.

Dvorak international keyboard makes typing on Ubuntu awesome

The Dvorak international layout makes Ubuntu as smart as a Mac for dead-straightforward sensible access to accented characters and other goodies.

It adds a "third layer" (after plain key presses as the first layer and after typing with the shift key held down as the second layer), and it puts all the international-style characters we are likely to use

So let's do it.

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