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I don't know - whatever solves the issue I have.

I would be really nice if I could just configure the Git-Flow defaults, export the settings to a file and then instruct our developers to import that file to set the Git-Flow defaults.

Thanks, but since it's a preview, I'll wait.

The provided url results in a 404 - the error is in the '.' at the end of the link

Thanks, but nothing happens.

Maybe because I'm running version 17.0.5 (Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome Classic).

No newer version is available, according to the result of "Check for new version".