Upgrading to new git version on Mac OSX

March 14, 2013 1 comment

Mac OSX comes with git pre-installed. You can find the installation here: /usr/bin.

To check its version, type the following:

$ git --version


To upgrade to the latest version of git, do the following:

  1. Download and install latest git from http://git-scm.com. This will install it in /usr/local/git folder. Make sure it did that.
  2. Open terminal and run the following
    $ vi ~/.bash_profile

  3. Go to insert mode (press "i" on your keyboard)
  4. Paste the following
    export PATH=/usr/local/git/bin:$PATH

  5. If there already stuff in .bash_profile file, just append "/usr/local/git/bin" appropriately. For example, in my case, the android sdk path was already set in it. So it was appended at the end as shown below:
    export PATH=/Users/sukamat/android-dev/sdk/platform-tools:/Users/sukamat/android-dev/sdk/tools:/usr/local/git/bin:$PATH

  6. Save the file.
  7. Quit terminal
  8. Reopen terminal
  9. Type the following:
    $ git --version

It should show the version you installed.

On a break – Will be back soon !

August 2, 2010 Leave a comment

I am on a break for couple of weeks. I will start updating the blog very soon.

Categories: Life

18, 26, 40 and now 70 Gigapixel Photo : See all of Them

July 30, 2010 1 comment

Budapest

The new entry in the Gigapixel photo releases in the one of Budapest with a whooping 70 gigapixel beating out the previous releases of 18 gigapixel photo of Prague, 26 gigapixel photo of Paris and 45 gigapixel photo of Dubai. Check out the photo and enjoy! Hit the source link for more details.

 

Source: Gadling

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EVO 4G will Taste Froyo Soon

Sprint HTC EVO 4G

Sprint is the first wireless carrier to bring Android 2.2 to customers using the award-winning HTC EVO™ 4G beginning Tuesday, Aug. 3

Sprint is going to release Froyo (Android 2.2) to few of their customers on August 3rd. If everything goes well, then Froyo will be released to the larger audience. Lot of enhancements and feature additions have been made to HTC EVO 4G. Check out the press release here. Hit the source link for all the enhancements and feature addition details.

 

Source: Engadget, Sprint Community

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IE9 Beta Hitting this September

July 30, 2010 2 comments

IE9

“Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner revealed today at the company’s annual financial analyst meeting that the first beta of the Internet Explorer 9 Web browser is planned for release in September. This is a little later than expected; leaked documents that emerged last month pointed at an August release date for the beta.”

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Source: Ars Technica

Google Earth Tells you Weather: Now in RealTime

Google Earth

It’s the middle of summer, but for those of us who long for the return of cold winter weather and warm cups of cocoa, throw on your favorite poncho and check out the weather in Google Earth 5.2. The latest version projects images of rain and snow over the areas with those weather patterns as it’s actually happening! First enable the clouds layer, then zoom in to a particular location where it might be raining or snowing. I’m willing to bet London is a likely spot, even these days, or the Lone Star state (pictured below) which is in the midst of tropical storm season. Currently, our precipitation data cover some areas in North America and Europe; you can see if it’s available in certain places by enabling the radar layer.

Read more …

 

Source: Google Lat Long

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Droid 2 Manual Leaks, Cases seen at Best Buy

Droid2

Droid 2 manual has been leaked and is now available at Droid Life. Droid 2 cases have also been seen at Best Buy. Is Droid 2 coming soon? Rumor is that Droid 2 will be releasing 3rd week of August to compete with the Samsung’s EPIC 4G for Sprint and Fascinate for Verizon. Hit the source links for more.

 

Droid 2

 

Source: Droid Life, Engadget

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