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Git : How to stop tracking a file

To stop tracking a file that was previously being tracked by git, do the following:

  • add the filename to the .gitignore file
  • execute the command git rm --cached <filename>

Git shall now stop tracking the file

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dash:

What HRs and Programmers look for in a resume…

dash:

What HRs and Programmers look for in a resume…

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// Magic. Do not touch.
//When I wrote this, only God and I understood what I was doing
//Now, God only knows
#define TRUE FALSE //Happy debugging suckers
stop(); // Hammertime!
// drunk, fix later
// Replaces with spaces the braces in cases
// where braces in places cause stasis $str =...

(Source: stephantom)

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Sublime Text 3 : Keyboard Fu : Navigate the sidebar using only keyboard

Sublime Text is an amazing text editor. To make it even more awesome, it has extensive support for all actions using keyboard only. This is the first post in my Keyboard Fu Series wherein I shall post random tips and tricks and shortcuts for using keyboard to do all sorts of action in Sublime Text.

So here is the first one.

To shift focus to the sidebar, use the keyboard shortcut
Ctrl+0

Now you can navigate the folder structure in the sidebar using arrow keys

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mylinuxrig:

An in-depth, comprehensive interview! Clem shared his setup here a few years ago.

(via linuxmint)

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marco:

Some pretty advanced, nerdy kids must use this playground slide.

marco:

Some pretty advanced, nerdy kids must use this playground slide.

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Ubuntu / Xubuntu - How to autologin as a particular user

To enable autologin in Xubuntu

  • Open the file /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
  • Modify the value of the string “autologin-user" with the required user name. Eg: autologin-user=MyLoginName
  • Save the file
  • Reboot

Note:

  • Make sure the user is created before modifying the file.
  • You can use any text editor instead of leafpad
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In this series, Jeremy Walker & Max Kanat-Alexander discuss the Three Flaws of Software Design from Max’s book Code Simplicity: The Fundamentals of Software

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The 2009 COMP300E class taught at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology by Steven Skiena.

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Linux / Debian / Ubuntu / ElementaryOS : Check real-time network up/down speeds in terminal

bmon is a command line utility for linux based systems to monitor the real-time upload - download network speeds on all network interfaces.

To install it on Debian based systems (read Ubuntu, Linux Mint, ElementaryOS etc.), use the command:

sudo apt-get install bmon

Here is a screenshot showing bmon in action.

bmon screenshot