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Best way to build a home server to share really large files between OS X and Windows?

I'm thinking of getting a local server for our offices - because we are video editors, and having several copies of every single project we're working on is simply ridiculous. It's incredibly ...
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Installed Mysgit for windows and Git bash is returning dev/null

I did an standard installation of git for windows. However when I opened git gui these what I've seen in my screen and as for git bash. Welcome to Git (version 1.9.4-preview20140815) Run 'git ...
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Github for windows not working after install

Today I have installed Github For Windows. I had installed Github For windows earlier and at that time it worked fine but due to some reason I had to uninstall it. Today when I installed Github again ...
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Single directory for global git configuration files on Windows

I have a git repository that has my git configurations, i.e. config and ignore files. On GNU Linux I clone this repository to ~/.config since git respects $XDG_CONFIG_HOME. I would like to use a ...
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How can I use vim to view git diffs on Windows?

I want to use vim to view the output of git diff. I am running Windows 8 and I have vim 7.4 installed. I have, for convenience, created an environment variable VIMDIR set to Vim's install directory ...
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Working git from the command line

So I use Github for Windows (that fancy GUI app) to manage my various git-based projects, but I've noticed that on my machine I can't use the command line git to do anything with my projects. From the ...
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How is the location of .ssh determined?

On my windows machine, when I ran ssh-keygen, it created a directory at ~/.ssh with the key (and a known hosts file), and then I could use ssh to connect to sites (and git worked with ssh). On my ...
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How to pull from remote 'A' to remote 'B' in Git

I have 2 remote branches: origin/master and origin/my_123 - my_123 was branched off of master at some point but is now behind. I'd like to pull from master into my_123 so that my_123 is in sync with ...
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How best to backup My Documents (maybe with Git?) [closed]

I would like a good process to backup My Documents on my hard drive periodically to an external hard drive or repository. I want to have a snap shot at each backup period, and don't want to waste ...
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275 views

Which version of Git to use with Windows

I wish to install Git on Windows 7. There appears to be two versions. I will be using it in conjunction with Tortoise Git. http://msysgit.github.io/ http://git-scm.com/downloads An answer on ...
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Can't get vundle or neobundle to work on GVim on Windows 7 64bit

Can't get these add-ons (vundle or neobundle) to work on my Windows 7 machine. Everytime I try to install plugins I'm getting the following error messages: Error detected while processing function ...
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TortoiseGit Resizing “Log Messages” columns

When viewing log messages in TortoiseGit is there anyway to resize the columns for the individual changed files. They don't seem to be dragable, only use half the window width, and as such doesn't ...
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How to clone a git project from the website to your desktop?

When I try to clone a git repository to my Desktop it always takes me to the download page but it is already downloaded. How can I clone it directly from the browser to PC ?
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Google drive containing git repos?

I'm thinking of using a poor man's solution to backup my git repos (they are not huge). I have a notebook, no server/vps/nas at home. These are my pet projects, so 1-2 mbyte each, not a big deal. Are ...
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Git repository accessible by Windows & MacOS on same disk

I'm running MacOS X and have VMWare Fusion 6 installed with a Windows 8.x VM... using the shared folders feature of Fusion where Windows can see specific shared folders on the OS X drive. A shared ...
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154 views

Windows 2008 - `Where` command shows correct path but the actual command does not work

On my Windows 2008 VM, I have Git installed. When I run following command where git I get following output C:\Program Files (x86)\Git\cmd\git.cmd C:\Program Files (x86)\Git\cmd\git.exe but when ...
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Cannot fetch urls from outside the browser

I am trying to clone a small repo on my Windows 7 PC using 'msysgit' bash command like as follows: talha.ahmed@ICE-088 /d/talha.ahmed/workspace/repos $ git clone https://github.com/torvalds/linux ...
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Trying to install and create new git repository for first time - I think disconnected work network drive is creating issue

I have windows 7 installed. C:\ is a local drive. H:\ is a work network drive that continually re-installs every time I boot. I have learned to just disconnect it whenever I am doing any coding from ...
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How to set up SSH auth with Windows/git/tortoisegit/putty/Synology

I'm hopelessly confused. I am trying to stop tortoisegit from prompting me for a password every time I pull/push (I don't mind once for each time I log on to Windows, but thereafter I want it to be ...
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1answer
123 views

How do I access this environment variable in the windows git bash shell

I am trying to configure my windows portable git bash shell. When I execute env I get: ANT_HOME=C:\Program Files\WinAnt PORTABLEAPPS.COMVIDEOS:FORWARDSLASH=H:/Documents/Videos ...
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Automatically chmod a file when doing git add?

I have an ubuntu development system using git to manage files, but I like to do my editing in QTCreator on a different (windows) system, so I have a windows network drive mapped to the ubuntu server. ...
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1answer
109 views

Git for Windows: how to apply changes in PATH without reboot?

I'm using Git for Windows on Windows 7. When I adjust the PATH environment variable, the changes would not be applied immediately for console windows. In order to force applying the changes for a ...
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Sycronizing/deploying scripts across several systems

I have a few time consuming tasks that I like to spread across several computers. These tasks require running an identical ruby or python script (or series of scripts that call each other) on each ...
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How to use Git in fullscreen [duplicate]

I have been looking for ways to full screen my Git terminal screen on windows. I tried tweaking the property settings but no luck. I found few crazy hacks online , but could not get it to work! :( ...
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git log throws error “ambiguous argument”

This used to work about a year ago. Now it doesn't: git log --abbrev=6 The expected result would be all commit hashes abbreviated to 6 characters. The actual result is now this error message: ...
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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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Unable to push to remote Git repository, reading response from git-gui--askpass failed

Since yesterday, I have big problems while trying to push to Github or Bitbucket (both fail on the same error). I am sure I'm putting in the correct credentials but I'm receiving this error after ...
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Is it OK for git to access priviledged resources when I open a context menu on W 8?

I wanted to copy a file Right clicked on it Firewall tells me git.exe is trying to access priviledged resources I say no Context menu opens (with git options there, but I didn't try clicking, I ...
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Git - Error invalid path

I have been working for so long on a mac and have committed it looks like a file like this: C:/Csmart/files/companies/19/migration/CompanyDataEntry.xls This file does not exist in the repository. ...
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274 views

git remove file with umlaut

I recently updated from git 1.7.7.1 to git 1.8.3, and now I experience problems with files that contain umlauts in their names. When I try to remove them, I get the error fatal: pathspec ...
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Ignore NTUSER.DAT files when ls on Git Bash?

I use Git Bash as my terminal on Windows. When I ls in my Home directory, I see some NTUSER.DAT entries, which I assume are system files. They don't appear when I run dir in the default Windows ...
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How do I stop Sublime Text 3 from being the Git editor on Windows?

On Windows 8, I've configured gvim as my Git editor in ~\.gitconfig: [core] editor = gvim -f -n Still, Sublime Text 3 opens as the editor when I invoke git commit. How do I stop Sublime from ...
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930 views

Configure Git to use Beyond Compare for image diff

Because we work with a number of sprites, the kind of specialised diff views provided by Beyond Compare would be ideal to see which one of 2 versions I'm after when conflicts arise. I've already ...
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PATH, resolve location of exe

Consider the following PATH c:\App1\;c:\App2\ App1 directory contains the application Foo.exe App2 directory contains the application Bar.exe Now when I'm in a CMD window I can type either Foo.exe ...
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Installing Git on Windows

I've installed several different versions of Git on Windows all with the same failure. I get an error "libssh2.dll is not installed on this computer...". I looked around the installation files, and, ...
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Windows is saying access denied to files I own

So, recently Windows has decided to do some trolling on me and make it impossible to commit to my git repository It gives me this error in git (in Cygwin): $ git commit -a error: insufficient ...
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412 views

Use a bat to execute a cmd (say git) as though in another folder without cd

I have a windows BAT script that does the following: call git reset --hard call git clean --force This works, but I really want to execute it within the context of another folder, something like ...
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Automated git pull on Windows 8 as system

I have installed msysgit for windows 8. I am attempting to automate a git pull every 5 minutes. I am using scheduled tasks to run a script I wrote. The schedule task's action is: powershell ...
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1answer
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git fatal: pack has 1 unresolved delta (index-pack failed)

I have a VERY strange and not so covered issue with a specific Windows Build Server (Jenkins Slave). In Jenkins I have a Job that pulls the latest code from a specific branch. The actual command the ...
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1answer
351 views

How to install tortoisegit

How to install tortoisegit without admin rights ?
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Customizing Powershell to look like Github for Windows' shell

I use Github for Windows and usually I use the "Open a Shell" here command which launches powershell with some custom settings. It makes powershell display extra information when I'm inside a Git repo ...
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2answers
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How do I disown/detach a process from the Git Bash terminal that come with Git's Windows installer?

I would like to run commands from the terminal (mostly Python servers) and essentially daemonize them. I am running the MinGW terminal "Git Bash" that comes with the Windows installer for Git. ...
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cygwin git documentation

I just installed git using cygwin. I then tried using git help status but I received the error fatal: '/usr/share/doc/git-doc': not a documentation directory. And indeed, there is no folder git-doc in ...
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Git: Command not found Windows

I have downloaded and installed GIT from http://git-scm.com/download/win For some reason, in Cygwin and in Command prompt (Windows 8), the git command is not found. I selected the option for ...
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Slow msysGit performance on mapped network drive

I have a development web server with an application directory mapped to my local machine as drive Z: (e.g. \\web_server\wwwroot). The shared folder requires domain credentials to access (my domain ...
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Git username vs windows username capital

I have a git repository set up on a linux server. I have a user with a username of cmcgrath on the git server. On our windows domain we have the same user cmcgrath. However, when he opens gitbash it ...
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361 views

Best way to share a git repo between home and work PCs?

I have a git repo on both my home and work computer. Both of these repos get pushed to a TFS server via git-tfs, but that's irrelevant. The big problem I'm having is because I can't just push to the ...
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How to overload a linux command

Every time the user types git commit -a, I want to run it in my own script, Then run original command git commit.. and have it run as it would have normally.
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How do I pull big repos from git on windows without getting “Out of memory”?

I am using the Git Gui provided with the git client fromt he git website. The cygwin version has the same problem. error: git upload-pack: git-pack-objects died with error. fatal: git upload-pack: ...
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Setting up SSH/Git on Cygwin yields “Bad permissions on ~/.ssh/config”

I'm attempting to setup Git with OpenSSH under Cygwin. I almost got everything setup. I have the agent and public key and all that.. but now I get this really weird error: $ git pull -u origin master ...