Archive for July, 2011

Grouping Facebook Contacts in Empathy

July 16, 2011

You can’t. Facebook doesn’t support editing of groups in their jabber implementation. The trick then becomes to assign groups through facebook.

This is done by logging into facebook and choosing ‘Edit Friends’ from the ‘Account’ drop-down menu. The process is first to create the groups (lists in facebook-lingo) and then to assign contacts (friends in facebook-lingo) to them.


Modifying message of last commit in GIT

July 14, 2011

You wrote the wrong description for the last commit and it annoys you. What to do?

git commit --amend -m "The correct description"

This will modify the history. Further discussion here.