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Chromium PPA

Install latest Chromium browser with this PPA

  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/chromium-dev
  • sudo apt update
  • sudo apt install chromium-browser


Committing file deletions with GIT

When you are working with a GIT repo, and you need to delete files, the best way to do that is to use a GIT command directly.  You can delete individual files:

git rm that/filename.txt

And you can delete whole folders too:

git rm -rf this/here/folder

But what to do when an automated process deletes file for you?  Now GIT reports a long list of deleted files, but there is no way to add that that change - actually REMOVE that change in an automated way.  Or is there?

Pushing to a READ-ONLY GIT Repo - yes you can!

We're using BitBucket to host some private repos for clients lately.  This is a great approach for small teams, you can get private repos for FREE, but your team size is limited to 6 team members I think.  

The Setup

So setting up remotes on your website server is easy, you add the SSH remote to be able to do pull requests from the repo:

git remote add [email protected]:your-account/your-repo-name.git

All fine and good, but what *IF* you want to actually PUSH some changes from this branch?  Trying the following push request:


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