Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Permission denied (publickey,gssapi-with-mic)

Got the following trying to do an rsync transfer from a remote machine to my box.

I thought the problem was some complex SSH config problem, but no, I just mistyped my user name. It should have been username@host.com.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Mercurial: merge named branch into default

I always have to look this up. So here's how to merge changes in a named branch into default:

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Multiple shells in emacs

I'm poaching other stuff here, as a kind of blog note to myself. To open an multiple shells in emacs, without installing any extra code, you do this:
  • [C-u] [M-x] shell, and give the buffer a name at the prompt
I got this from this emacs tutorial, but was lead there by comment on this blog post. Between the post and comments there are a number of pointers to useful techniques and code for working with multiple shells in emacs.