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CVS diff default behavior

Posted 10-13-2008 at 03:55 PM by dr_agon

applies to: linux, cvs, diff

I spent some time wondering why cvs diff does not show the local files which differ from the most recent revision. It turned out that this is simply the default behavior, as described in man page:
Quote:
The default action is to compare your working files with the revisions they were based on
To see differences with other revision, you must use -D or -r option.
For example to compare with newest revisions:
Code:
cvs diff --brief -D now
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The extremely simple guide to installing Ubuntu using Wubi

Posted 10-12-2008 at 12:12 PM by sridhar11

Many people are put off using Ubuntu because of installation issues. Not that installation is difficult, of course, but for the true non-technical user, it’s equivalent to scaling Mount Everest.

This guide is for them. It’s a step-by-step guide to installing Ubuntu for complete and utter beginners. If you have a relative, or friend, who would like to try Ubuntu, but who is frankly scared of the prospect, then send them a link to this posting! It assumes zero prior knowledge.
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Xubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) Screenshots Tour

Posted 10-12-2008 at 12:11 PM by sridhar11

Xubuntu is a complete GNU/Linux based operating system with an Ubuntu base. It is lighter on system requirements and tends to be more efficient than Ubuntu with GNOME or KDE, since it uses the Xfce Desktop environment, which makes it ideal for old or low-end machines, thin-client networks, or for those who would like to get more performance out of their hardware.

<a href="http://www.debianadmin.com/xubuntu-804-hardy-heron-screenshots-tour.html">Full Story</a>...
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Byzanz - free opensource Desktop Recording (command-line) tool

Posted 10-11-2008 at 05:18 PM by rbkumaran

Byzanz is a free opensource GNOME based Command-Line utility to capture desktop recording software for linux. This should probably be the coolest command-line utility that I have seen in recent days. Byzanz records your desktop session to an animated GIF. You can record your entire screen, a single window, an arbitrary region or even follow the cursor.
<a href="http://www.susegeek.com/desktop/byzanz-free-opensource-desktop-recording-command-line-tool/" alt="Byzanz desktop...
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My Ubuntu Desktop and Virtual Box

Posted 10-11-2008 at 10:08 AM by bhupendra

All distros(operating systems of which there are more than 100) come in two flavors; Gnome and KDE. The major difference is in the aesthetics; in the look and feel. Most people say Gnome is more professional than KDE but it is a matter of personal preference, But then everybody knows Mackintosh is by far the better os than windows pc(Microsoft). Yet windows machines dominate the markets. You can have both Gnome & KDE installed together and switch back and forth whenever you feel like it. The...
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