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Various copy improvements

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1 parent d230cc6 commit ebde421ef642c70439558a38511c698e742bed75 @necolas committed Jan 15, 2013
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  1. +9 −8
  2. +1 −2 bin/dotfiles
@@ -13,9 +13,9 @@ dotfiles in your HOME and `.vim` directories.
$ bash -c "$(curl -fsSL"
-N.B. If you fork this project, you will want to edit the URLs of the Git
-repository and remote found at the top of `bin/dotfiles` to match those of your
+N.B. If you wish to fork this project and maintain your own dotfiles, you must
+substitute my username for your own in the above command and the 2 variables
+found at the top of the `bin/dotfiles` script.
## How to update
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@ Options:
<td><code>-l</code>, <code>--list</code></td>
- <td>List additional Application to install</td>
+ <td>List of additional applications to install</td>
@@ -92,8 +92,9 @@ Vim plugins:
* [vim-markdown](
* [vim-pathogen](
-N.B. If your pre-existing Homebrew installation is not in `usr/local` then you
-must add your custom location's `bin` to the PATH in `.bash_profile.local`:
+N.B. If your pre-existing Homebrew installation is not in `/usr/local` then you
+must prepend your custom installation's `bin` to the PATH in
# Add `brew` command's custom location to PATH
@@ -198,12 +199,12 @@ your dotfiles repository.
## Adding new git submodules
-If you want to add more git submodules, e.g. Vim plugins to be managed by
+If you want to add more git submodules, e.g., Vim plugins to be managed by
pathogen, then follow these steps while in the root of the superproject.
# Add the new submodule
-git submodule add git:// vim/bundle/one-submodule
+git submodule add vim/bundle/one-submodule
# Initialize and clone the submodule
git submodule update --init
# Stage the changes
3 bin/dotfiles
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ DOTFILES_DIRECTORY="${HOME}/.dotfiles"
-# Download and extract the repository to the home directory if the directory is missing
+# If missing, download and extract the dotfiles repository
if [[ ! -d ${DOTFILES_DIRECTORY} ]]; then
printf "$(tput setaf 7)Downloading dotfiles...\033[m\n"
@@ -36,7 +36,6 @@ if [[ "$1" == "-l" || "$1" == "--list" ]]; then
# Test for known flags
for opt in $@

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