If you have run into the never-ending pass-phrase when attempting to use Git recently here is the quick solution for those in Linux systems. Navigate to the /etc/environment file and add as the last line:
and than you need to reboot for it to take affect.
A lot of old-timers are questioning the choice of Unity in Ubuntu. But what I have found its another choice in the evolution towards a workable desktop Linux solution. I like the side bar menu and the desktop-actions filters to access what you want and need.
Now if they could just hurry up with replacing X Windows and Pulse I would be extremely happy.