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Every new command is wrapped in a tweet and posted to Twitter. Following the stream is a great way of staying abreast of the latest commands. For the more discerning, there are Twitter accounts for commands that get a minimum of 3 and 10 votes - that way only the great commands get tweeted.
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If you are behind a restrictive proxy/firewall that blocks port 22 connections but allows SSL on 443 (like most do) then you can still push changes to your github repository.
Your .ssh/config file should contain:
ProxyCommand /usr/local/bin/proxytunnel -v -p -d %h:443
Basically proxytunnel "tunnels" your ssh connection through port 443.
You could also use corkscrew or some other tunneling program that is available in your distro's repository.
PS: I generally use "github.com" as the SSH-HOST so that urls of the kind firstname.lastname@example.org:USER/REPO.git work transparently :) You
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