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git: Show Details of a Previous Commit, git log Details

Below is information regarding the use of the git log command. There are numerous git log options described below including showing a single revision, a certain number of revisions, revisions since a certain date, and showing more details about revisions. The git log command can be useful to see specifically what has been checked in to the repository just for a revision history or to verify that the proper changes have been made.

Show Previous Commits:

bash

  1. git log

This will show a listing of previous revisions for the current branch.

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Save Pictures From a Kodak Gallery Slide Show

One of my sisters recently sent me a link to a photo gallery slide show online at kodakgallery.com. The gallery is in a flash slideshow format where you can scroll through the pictures, etc. I wanted to save a couple of the pictures to my desktop to upload to a personal photo gallery however within the flash application you are unable to right click the image and save it to your desktop. It took me a second to figure out but you can actually save these images to your desktop by exiting the slide show and viewing the images outside of the flash application.

When you are viewing a Kodak Gallery in the slide show format it will look similar to the below.

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Redmine: Provide Reporter Level User Access to All Issues Statuses

Modifying user level permissions in Redmine is fairly easy though it is done in two locations. The first location to modify user permissions is “Roles and Permissions” under the Administration section. The second location is Workflow which is also located under the Administration section. Below I describe a bit more about each section and what can be modified, added, and removed on a per “Role” level.

Modify Roles and Permissions:

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Play a Video From iPod Touch or iPhone on Your Computer

Playing a video that is located on your iPod Touch or your iPhone on your computer is easy. The great thing about this is you can download many podcasts or other media programs in high definition so if you have a large monitor or your PC is connected to your TV you can now easily play media from your iPhone or Touch on your TV. The main problem I had in making all of this happen is the fact that I typically sync my iPod Touch to my laptop but I have a PC in my office that is connected to my TV where I like to watch some of the podcasts I have downloaded. Below I mention how play media from your iDevice on your computer as well as how to load data from multiple computers onto your iPod Touch or iPhone.