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Ignoring files in GIT

One of the things we all do when we use git is to create a .gitignore file in the root of the GIT repository. But what if you find yourself ignoring the same files time after time?

Luckely you can create a global and/or a system wide ignore file.

So here is the global way of doing it (per user):

touch ~/.gitignore_global
git config --global core.excludesfile ~/.gitignore_global

And here is the system way (per computer):

Using TweetDeck on Linux without Adobe AIR

As most of us I do not like to have many applications up at the same time. Not that I don't, but it could be more. So, when Adobe stopped to support AIR on Linux it was a bummer. I like TweetDeck and I was not about to install gazillion other apps just to be able to connect to the same.

Enter Wine. Wine is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems. So now I am back in business.

To get wine you simply install it from your repository like:

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