Git is an open source distributed version control system originally designed and written by Linus Torvalds. It is generally used to keep track of source code for software projects. As a DVCS, Git provides powerful help with branching, merging, and distributed development.

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Windows Null not Working Correctly

GitHub for Windows is not working correctly, citing a /dev/null error. I have since discovered that Windows' null.sys and Null device may have something to do with it, as running dir > nul returns ...
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Git: change head to point to remote branch

I recently cloned a teammate's repo. His is cloned from a master remote repo when i run git branch -a now i have : *master remotes/origin/HEAD -> origin/<dude's username> ...
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Copy (not clone) git repo and checkout different branch

I'm trying to set up dev and staging sites from a production site using git. The problem is that I just discovered a lot of vendor/other code is ignored by the repo (which I inherited) but is ...
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Best deployment method for IIS [closed]

i have a dedicated server running windows server 2012, and i'm not very familiar whit iis, and i want to get a way to have my web site on a git repository and make deployment to the iss server, but i ...
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Can I force 'git checkout' to compare to the remote branch by default?

I started working on a repo on Machine A, and pushed everything to github. Then I cloned it on Machine B, worked on it some more, and pushed everything to github. Just now I went back to Machine A, ...
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Git: Put an existing repository on a shared server

I've tried to follow the instructions from the official git documentation to put an existing repository on a shared server. But when I try to clone the repository on the server I get an error. Can ...
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Gitignore vs BTS SyncIgnore

I'm currently trying out BTS (Bit-Torrent Sync). I've been using Synology Cloudstation, but I'm unhappy with the lack of "exclusion" options and some other quirks that just leave me not One thing I ...
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An issue with git diff command

What could be causing this error on Mac OS X (mavericks)? I have git installed with homebrew ➜ whereis git /usr/bin/git ➜ which git /usr/local/bin/git ➜ git --version git version 2.0.4 Now when I ...
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git ssh store password

I am using GIT via SSH using password-based auth (publickey is not supported due to server-side encryption that uses user password as encryption key). Is it possible to store the password locally ...
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Getting Tortoise Git to work with Bonobo Win Server installation

I've installed Bonobo on our Windows 2012 Essentials server and set up a repository. I'm now trying to access that repository using TortoiseGit but I can't figure out how to sync up with the server. ...
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ssh login with key can't connect although go an ssh key

I have my 2 servers that I want to connect one to another with ssh. I am the user --> userA in serverA, and I have this config file in .ssh folder Host git HostName git.OURSITE.com ...
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ssh key works on terminal but not on git

I have my machine, with it's ssh key. the public key is on the git remote machine. I can easily connect to the Git machine with simple ssh threw terminal. The problem is when I perform a "git pull" ...
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git svn “unable to chdir up to '.'”

I use a local git with a SVN remote server, everything works fine but after my last reboot I get the following error with everything related to git svn. unable to chdir up to '.'
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git credential command not working

When I ran git credential command, I get following error: git: 'credential' is not a git command. I correctly configured credential helper with the command git config --global credential.helper ...
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update git after upgrade to Mavericks

I've recently upgraded from Mac 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) to 10.9.4 (Mavericks). I had git 1.8.5.2 installed on the old system and want to update it now to the latest version. So I uninstalled git with ...
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tig: increase view width

Is there a way to increase the width of a view? For example in status view if I select a file it splits the screen so that the status view is on the left and the stage view is on the right. I want to ...
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Apply changes in ~/.gitconfig

When I make changes in my ~/.gitconfig file I find they are only reflected if I restart my computer. Is there a command to "refresh" git so that the changes in the ~/.gitconfig file are reflected ...
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How to clean up output from `watch git gc`?

git gc updates the output as it runs, perhaps using backspaces, control characters, and/or curses. (I'm not an expert on this.) How can I modify my watch -n 60 git gc bash command so that the output ...
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Git for Windows has stopped working

git.exe crashes. It started happening after installing SourceTree, and now I cannot revert it to a working state, no matter what version I install - whether it is the git from http://git-scm.com/ or ...
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How can I reset some of the committed modified files in git?

I modified some code files and git add git commit. And then, I found some of the modifications were wrong. So how can I reset them in git?
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Various methods of trying to set up a git diff tool lead to “fatal: cannot exec […] : Bad address”

I'm on Linux Mint 17 64-bit. Just purged git and re-installed with apt. Deleted ~/.gitconfig. Only configuration I do after supposedly fresh install is (while inside a repo) git config diff.tool ...
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Is it possible to use git without git author settings?

I am using SVN but I would like to change to Git for a lot of reasons. However the thing that annoys me is that git is constantly bugging me about settings my author email and name. I work on a lot ...
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why my file permission being changed after pull from git repository

I have been came across this problem over and over again. I have a git repository set up on my remote server and all the files are set to 644 and folders are set to 755. However, every time after i ...
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Git post-update hook not working properly

If I push to my remote origin repository the post-receive hook should push all to another remote repository on another machine. When I push to my origin the post-receive hook gets triggered but I ...
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How to create SSH Key for git user

If i want to syncronize my remote origin with another remote repository i will have to register a post-update hook. But I will need an ssh key for that. Because my origin repo is owned by git user, ...
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Setting up a git post-update hook

I am using the newest gitlab version on ubuntu server 14.04. There are 2 repositories that should stay in sync. (One on my local Ubuntu Server VM and one on an external Server) If I push my local ...
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Git user protocols

According to git-push man page: Git supports ssh, git, http, and https protocols (in addition, ftp, and ftps can be used for fetching and rsync can be used for fetching and pushing, but these are ...
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git: How to fetch updated code on master to earlier created branch

I am using git for the first time. I created a branch, and I haven't worked on it since then. I did work in master. Now, I want those changes in my branch too. How can I pull these changes to my ...
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Restore Gerrit project from local copy of git repo

What should I do to restore Gerrit project from local copy of Git repo? Suppose situation when bare git repo on master server was deleted and only local copy persisted. From local copy all references ...
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SSH reverse proxy

I am setting up a Gitlab server (https://about.gitlab.com/) inside a virtual machine using KVM on a Ubuntu 14.04 host. My university charges us for every external IP address, so I cannot use bridged ...
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Prevent Git autocomplete listing remote branch names

I use msysGit/Bash on Windows with Git and I see there is a git-completion.bash file in C:\Program Files (x86)\Git\etc which I assume handles autocomplete in Git. When you type git checkout mas + ...
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Issues with file ownership after git push

I have a server at home running Ubuntu 13.10 configured as webserver and git repository. If I push my project from my system to the server a post-receive hook is executed that moves the files ...
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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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What does command 'git rebase' mean when no arguments followed?

Should ‘git rebase’ take at least one argument? What does it mean with just 'git rebase'?
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Running Git Ls-Remote with certificate in Windows

I am wanting to run ls-remote against a remote repository to find it's HEAD. I am wanting to do so with a private key for authentication, but don't want to store the certificate in my .ssh/id_rsa.pub ...
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Idle TeamCity agents dont take compatible tasks from queue

I have new TeamCity 8.1.3 and one task in build queue and compatible enabled agent. But agent is idle. I tried to re-install teamcity, re-install buildAgent and install agent on another machine. ...
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Configure Git in order to have one repository and different folders to be updated at the same time

I have a problem to figure out and was wondering how I can achieve this? I have 1 server with GIT and 1 project in a git repository. When I commit changes to the files, I need 2 different folders on ...
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Git only works partially (some git commands are found, other not)

Having some trouble with git today (worked lovely yesterday and can't figure out what changed) This is the scenario: The path is setup correctly and points to the git file, when using cmd OR the git ...
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how to avoid the x terminal forwarding

I use our remote server along with a team. apparently they made all the apps automatically do x forwarding. I know this b/c now if i simply want to run a git command git pull I get this error: ...
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How do I get the merge list with git?

When I try to merge a file, I get $ git merge origin/develop Removing t/table_statistic_grains_test.t Removing t/table_statistic_grains_calllog.t Removing t/table_statistic_grains_accession.t ...
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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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installing GitLab on CentOS7 failing due to create on resource user

I am trying to install gitlab on a VM under VirtualBox running CentOS 7 I am following the following instructions: https://about.gitlab.com/downloads (for CentOS) I configured gitlab.rb to contain: ...
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Git add file path completion not working with zsh on OS X

When trying to tab complete files with git add <partial-path><tab> the completion hangs. I have to quit it with ctrl-c. This is also the case for git rm. All other zsh tab completion seems ...
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how come git bash can call java tools (xjc.exe) with unix paths but not cygwin?

From CMD.exe, I can run xjc as follows: xjc "c:/schema.xsd" -p abc -d "temp" From git Bash, I can run xjc as follows: xjc "/c/schema.xsd" -p abc -d "temp" As far as Cygwin goes, I can get it ...
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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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Synchronizing Tasks across computers in Eclipse Juno

I am using Eclipse Juno to develop some software. I am part of a bigger team that consists of a few other members. I want to know if there is some way to Privately have (something like a repository) ...
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Git LF checked out as CRLF, marked as changed, checked back in as LF

I have a file in a project. The project is something that was passed to me and has a lot of CRLF/LF mismatching. I've added a rule in my .gitattributes to set the file to LF on commits eol=lf all good ...
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What are the implications of a shared git clone if the source repository is remote?

So, the a git shared repository seems to be more or less perfect for keeping folders with large blobs in sync. I have something like 700 GB of pictures and videos I want to distribute across my ...
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How to do linear git flow?

My dev shop has a preferred git flow like so: Checkout an issue branch (issue9). Solve issue (serve over port 80). Commit (git commit ...). Merge the issue branch into a local feature branch (cal). ...
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Synchronizing two Git servers between companies

There are two companies. Each one has a Git server running. If company A checks in some code this should be updated on company B server and the other way around. The two servers should keep ...