Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Mercurial: change the commit message

I used to type the commit message for my mercurial operation with mistake typing incorrect modifier of my activity. If the server doesn't know this activity Id, my push will be rejected, Sad but true.

There is an article below about how to change the commit message and make developer happy.
It helps me to get rid of my promlems. Although, author didn't mention in this article that the user name must be also specified in hgrc. Without username I was surprised with the message: abort: no username supplied (see "hg help config")

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Proxy settings for Ubuntu, Mint and others

I established the external connetion to the web for my virtual OS twice, and every time I had to set up proxy settings. That's a reminder which will be helpful to get rid of another one search in the web with a question like "ubuntu update proxy settings" or "mint configure proxy settings".