For people hacking on stuff using github repos:
Whenever you fork someone else's repo, make some changes to it, and then want to update your repo with the changes made upstream by the author, it's easy enough as:
# Add the remote, call it "upstream": git remote add upstream ...
Ok, another issue I was facing after returning to Slackware:
I was getting weird escape codes in the terminal when issuing some git commands, like
git log or
ESC[33mcommit e5f753a1ae0acf48110589ed654c1e1f67fd1a6fESC[m Author: Floyd **** Date: Fri Jan 24 13:13:33 2014 -0800 Initial commit ESC[1mdiff --git ...