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Delete old files from git repo [duplicate]

is there a possibility to remove old files and folders from the complete GIT repository (also in all commits)? I´m using GIT 1.9 and Gitlab 6.8.
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How can I create pushable remote Mercurial repos that works over SSH?

I have been using git for a while and I use git and ssh. I have couple bare repos on my server which I use to pull and push on multiple computers. Now I want to try Mercurial for some of my projects ...
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How to drop objects from git repo?

I have a git repo for backup, I used to let it backup many useless but large files, which is a stupid mistake. I untracked those files long time ago. When I recently git clone the repo, it's really ...
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Installing Git on Linux Mint Debian

Background I recently moved to Linux Mint. I installed the LMDE201403 and pretty much have my environment setup. However, I need to install Git for my version control. I have searched the internet ...
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Debian Jessie repositories and git

How should I edit the sources.list so I will be able to get Git via apt-get? If I run apt-get install git now, I get Unable to locate package git While I can manually download and compile ...
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Seting up a git server on a laptop within home network

I have an old laptop that have no use for it. I was thinking about turning it into a git server to push my code from my desktop to it. My Desktop and Laptop are on the same network at home, so I was ...
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GitBash to create Git Repository in Network Places?

I'm running Windows XP SP 3 on my computer. I know how to use GitBash, but I don't know how to get to my Network Places area within it so that I can create a Git Repository of a folder within a ...
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Setting up a shared remote git repository without root privileges (solved) using ssh keys to manage per user access?

I'll first explain my setup. I'm working on a non-self managed system on which I have an account without root/elevated privileges. On this system I want to share multiple git repositories to different ...
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How do I point GitHub for Windows to my existing repository folders?

I installed GitHub for Windows, and it's a very smooth program (looks exactly like any of the Live programs). However, it lists my GitHub repositories and wants me to clone it to ...
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Easiest way to fork a nonGitHub git repo to a GitHub repo?

For example, I'd like to fork a GNU Savannah git repo, and use GitHub's pull request button to signal GNU Savannah that I'd like to submit a patch. Is this possible?
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How to set up git repo on my subdomain?

I have a centOS VPS and I have install git. However, I want to set up a git repo on a subdomain on one of the domains hosted on my vps in order so I can push there for testing. How do I do this?
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Moving a folder of version-in-name files into a proper git history

I have a folder containing many files of the form svs_a.png, svs_b.png, svs_xyz.png, svs_something.png, ... svs_final.png. These are all different versions of the same file named according to the bad ...
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Gist vs repository on GitHub [closed]

Say you have a couple of projects that you want to host on GitHub, and they're all pretty small (i.e. each one is a single bash script with less than 100 lines). Even though they're relatively small, ...
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gitolite on an Ubuntu Server. {Broken install | Needs Fixing}

I recently had a friend install gitolite on my Ubuntu server, however when he did so, he setup the git user in the default /home/git, instead of where I would like... /var/git/. Several minutes ago I ...
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How to remotely clone Git repository on Windows Storage Server 2008?

I have a Western Digital Sentinel at home running Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials. I have several Git repositories on it for my own personal projects, and have no problems pushing and ...
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VPS Git vs custom git service [closed]

Is there any reason I should pay for a custom git service like unfuddled or bitbucket, something to that extent? I have a vps I'm paying $5 a month for 50 gb of storage space, and it just doesn't seem ...
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git setup for local development

I had went through few Git Tutorial and Essential Training, I had basic knowledge for GIT. What I had learn from the tutorial, they teach me how to init git repository / github (as remote). I got a ...
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How do you use a VCS (preferably git) to synchronize local directories?

I'd like to have a simple, script-like backup solution to synchronize 2 local directories which provides a "fail-safe"-mechanism allowing to undo 1 commited unwanted modification of a file that got ...
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875 views

How to setup GIT repo on server with need for working dir (non- bare)

I want to have configurate a GIT repo for a website. Multiple users will have a clone of the repo on their local machine and on the end of each day they push their work to the server. I can setup a ...
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1answer
203 views

GitX: reset master to here

I'm using GitX to work with a Git repository for a project. Somehow, things got out of sync and although I can pull the latest changes, I can't commit anything because it thinks there is an unresolved ...
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how to repo sync by date?

Can I use repo to sync by date? (possible in git) For example, I want to download the source as of March 1 at 3pm. I need a way to grab a specific base of CyanogenMod9 source. It would be nice to use ...
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Saving Git remotes inside the Git repository itself?

I have a few projects under version control using Git. Since it is a distributed version control system, it is very easy to have it hosted at multiple places (GitHub, Bitbucket, Google Code, etc.) ...
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Is there way to list all existing repositories using git?

In order to clone a git repository one must have the name of the repository. When working with many repositories it can be hard to remember all the different names, so now I'm wondering if there is ...
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Private Git Repository Using a VPN with Tinc, SSH, and Git

Would it be possible to set up a VPN using tinc as the VPN software on Ubuntu or Windows 7, and then connect from a computer (from outside the local network) to the computer hosting the VPN, in order ...
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Git: Is it OK to copy (not clone) a git repository

I'm pretty new to Git and was wondering if it's ok to copy a git repository with common UNIX commands (like cp or tar/untar), rather than through git clone. I'm in the situation where I have a ...
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Trying to push only key commits to git server

I have a git repository on a server. I can pull or clone copies from it. In a working copy, I want to create a branch and do some work. So far so standard. While doing that work, I may well perform ...
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Where should I put my Git repository?

I have an Ubuntu box at home, and I want to have a directory that has all (more or less) my Git repositories. Eventually (when I get some team projects at school this year), I'll want have some of the ...
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Problem with git corrupted files

I have recently removed some folders from my git repos history using the following command: git filter-branch --index-filter 'git rm -r --cached var' -- --all Unfortunately I cannot pull anymore ...
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checking out a portion of a git repository

How can I check out just a portion of a Git repository? I have a repository that has several modules, and I only want one of the modules installed on a particular site. In Subversion, I'd do svn ...
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Add a parent directory to a git repositoy

I have created a git repository for the C implementation of a program. I am about to add a Matlab implementation and I would like to have a single repository with two subdirectories: one for the C ...
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Setting up a git repository on a server

I read through the other git questions here but couldn't really follow whether they are trying to do the same thing as I am. So if you find any duplicates, please let me know. I have a central server ...
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Git version control with multiple users

i am a little bit lost with this issue, let me explain you my problem: I want to setup a git repository, three of four users will contribute, so they need to download the code and shall be able to ...
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Git - GitHub Repository Setup Viable?

I have a small team of developers and we have purchased a small private repository account. Essentially all we want to do is have this central repository store all of our source code and for each ...