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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Git differences between OSX and Linux

This has been driving me somewhat insane but I can't find any information on it. I have both Mac and a Linux (Ubuntu) machines. I work on both but I'm finding Git is behaving very differently during ...
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Why does git difftool not work with vimdiff?

I just set up git and set git mergetool to vimdiff and it works as expected. If I set git config --global diff.tool vimdiff it behaves strangely: git diff x y will open less and display the changes ...
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slow git performance

I have an older machine with a git repository on it that I use to keep synchronized with svn. I've noticed that with running basic commands like git status, it is ridiculously slow. I was initially ...
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Java opens a new window when I start it from mingw/msysgit, how can I stop it?

When I launch anything that uses Java, i.e., command lines beginning with java, javac, jar, mvn, etc., from cmd, I see the output in the same window. When I launch them from msysgit's bash shell on ...
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Git for windows xp crashes all the time

I am trying to clone a git repo on windwos xp. I am using GIT BASH. But everytime i try to clone it i get the error as below. I tried to restart my pc but this didn't help. Any suggestions?
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Incessant prompting for id_rsa passphrase

Running on Mac OS X and I switched to zsh a couple months ago & started using git quite heavily. At each initial login now I'm getting a prompt for my .ssh/id_rsa passphrase: starting... Enter ...
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How to setup Xcode's SCM for static and dynamic site content?

I want to use Xcode 4's SCM (GIT) to manage your static and dynamic site content, which I edit and maintain with a variety of tools (CSSEdit, Dreamweaver and Espresso). I have tried creating ...
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How can I make FTP ignore Git Files?

Is there a way that I can have my FTP client ignore the .git directory? Is there anything like the .gitignore (.ftpignore) file with FTP?
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How to display git ls-file result in a tree-like format?

Let's say I have a git repo which output with tree is: . ...
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issue launching atom via git bash shell

I am trying to launch atom from the git bash command line. Sometimes atom has some sort of an auto-update feature where it upgrades itself. And when that happens, you may notice something on the ...
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Could not read from remote repository

I am facing an issue while configuring the git lab. I have two systems called A and B (both are Linux). I have configured git lab on machine A and I can access from machine B via the browser. I can ...
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Webfaction: how do I have my secondary user sudoing as main user in post-receive?

I am using webfaction (remember this, since I don't have access to root or standard sudo foo --bar commands to get admin rights) and have two user accounts in a server I manage for someone (one user ...
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How to show result of git reflog in the same window as the other commands?

When I type git reflog, the result is shown in another window like with man command (I don't really know how to call it). To quit the window you must use q key. How to show the result in the same ...
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Why does “View History” not work for sub module files in Visual Studio 2015?

I use Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 on a Git repository. Everything works fine, including the Commit/Branch features that were improved in Update 2. However, when I right-click on any file in a sub ...
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Handle two variants with Git

I have a repository that holds two variants of the same software in two branches. Both branches are merged into each other quite often to exchange their fixes and new features. However, there is a ...
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how to create android source mirror?

I want create mirror copy of android source. From where other developer of my team can download locally from that mirror server code using SSH from server. I use following command for create mirror ...
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How to cd into my local git repo from an AppleScript?

I am running a Mac using OSX Yosemite v10.10.5. I want to push my local git repo to my remote using AppleScript. So the git code would be: shell git init git add README.md git commit -m "first ...
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Tuleap: The repository is in queue for creation (codendiadm is in gitolite groups)

I have the repositories with this message: The repository is in queue for creation. Please check back here in a few minutes codendiadm is in gitolite group Anybody have a idea about this. Thanks in ...
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Atom on Mac: Close window to terminate process

I use Atom as my git commit/rebase message editor. And I'm on Mac. I know that atom -w can be used to keep git waiting until the Atom process is terminated. However, my problem is, often time, I have ...
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Error create GIT repository

When I create GIT repository, in the system event of git queue, say ERROR with this message Command execution failure: /opt/rh/git19/root/usr/bin/git --work-tree='/var/lib/tuleap/gitolite/admin' ...
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How to get git > v.1.8.2 on RHEL 6?

I've just realized that the version of git that ships with RHEL6 is 6 years old. That would be version 1.7.1. This does not support a feature that was added in git v.1.8.2 (which itself is 3-1/2 ...
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Limit POST method of Apache by location

I have tried to set the settings in Apache for limiting the POST method according to location as below <Location /Project/ModuleA> AuthType Basic AuthName "GIT Repository" AuthUserFile ...
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Git inside git: is this a solution?

Consider the following directory structure: ~ | ---~/everything | ---.gitignore | ---.git/ | ---code/ | ---project1/ ...
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Setting up authentication and authorization for Git on Windows

We have simply installed the Git for Windows on our Windows server and also installed Apache 2.4 for Windows. Say we located our Git Repository at D:/GitRepos folder. And the project hierarchy as ...
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How to add GIT and GITHUB as safe applications to Bit Defender

I use BIT DEFENDER internet security 2016 When I'm trying to commit/push/pull/fetch/other I get told Bit Defender has blocked it Searching on Google shows me how to white list websites. Under the ...
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Launch ConEmu with Git Bash as default, when using running cmd.exe

I currently have ConEmu launching when I run cmd.exe, which is great. But it is using the Windows command prompt when doing so. If I run ConEmu itself, it starts off with Git Bash (like I intended) ...
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How to make ConEmu execute .sh in the same window with Git for Windows?

I'm using ConEmu on Windows with Git for Windows installed. When I try to execute an .sh script, the software starts an instance of Windows' default console and executes the script there. How can I ...
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Why can't I override mkdir with Git for Windows's version?

I've installed Git for Windows with the "overwrite native commands" option checked. I've checked my PATH: C:\Users\Domenic>echo %PATH% C:\Program Files\Git\usr\bin;C:\Program ...
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Use PuTTY with Git for Windows in cmd

I am using git in cmd. I want it to use PuTTY for SSH connections but it uses OpenSSH instead. I set the GIT_SSH variable to plink.exe. I tried reinstalling Git and selecting plink during ...
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Keep track of linux terminal commands in git

Is there a way we can keep track of commands executed in linux terminal in git? I would like to commit each command entered.
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What is a good directory structure for projects with versioned code but huge data files

We work with genomics and imaging data. Our data are large, but our code is small. We sometimes work on code collaboratively, and also wish to share it with the researchers we do analysis for. We are ...
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“fork: Resource temporarily unavailable” from git in MacOS El Capitan

Sometimes when I am using Git and cannot do a sudo command, it reports fork: Resource temporarily unavailable What does this mean, and what should I do about it?
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Apply patch transparent on local branch

I'm working on a master branch regulary, pushing to and rebasing from origin/master The issue I have is that I often apply a local patch to the branch for adding some developer tools that is only ...
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Bash autocompletion for git checkout when file is missing

Let's say you have a git directory with: foo/bar.txt foo/qux.txt and you rm foo/bar.txt. Is there any way to get bash+git to autocomplete when you type git checkout -- foo/b<TAB>?
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How to configure development environment

I am looking for feedback on setting up and configuring my development environement. Below is my current hardware and software: My local hardware and software: PC laptop Eclipse IDE (Plugins listed ...
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Git/GitHub - Organizing Different Server and Client Repositories for the Same Project

I would like to know if there is a better way to organize multiple repositories for the same project. For example, if there are repositories for an iOS client, web client, and API server, should be ...
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my git details & connecting via eclipse

I installed git on a CentOS machine. I initiated the git on the server on /var/git/.git/. My question is: how do I connect to the git via eclipse and adding files, and what should be my connection ...
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jenkins server hosted on local machine - interfacing with bitbucket issues

I have been unable to get bitbucket webhooks to trigger a build, or for that matter, to get a build to successfully connect to my remote bitbucket repositories. When I set the git path under global ...
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Symantec cloud antivirus now blocks Git, SSH, Cygwin

I run Symantec Cloud Antivirus on Windows. Recently, after an upgrade, it started blocking SSH, Git, Cygwin. In particular, it deletes git, says it fails a SONAR Heuristic, and doesn't seem to give ...
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Proxy refuses the CONNECT method

I am trying to git clone from my work. The squid proxy is very restrictive and only accept HTTP(s) queries using a particular user-agent. This can be tricked with git using the http/user-agent ...
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git hub for version control for an entire directory

Code at bottom I am using a private repo on git hub as a version control between me and partner and I am having some difficulties in my approach. I have wrote a few bash scripts as a way of ...
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Error Git authentication in WebStorm

In WebStorm window for entering the password appears when you try to make a Push and Pull from Git: Once I enter the correct password - you receive an authorization error message. I use Putty Key. ...
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Is it possible to create a git repository in home network for cross platform?

At home I have a Mac Mini that handels backups and works as NAS. Normal Mac users can connect to the server to upload & download files or stream media from it using plex. Right now I have a ...
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Deploy Git repository on remote server

I have Bitbucket set up, and files go from development environment to Bitbucket just fine. I cannot figure out, after many hours and a lot of different information I have found, but I cannot figure ...
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adduser with custom conf file: enable all users in group to read, write and execute

I am trying to enable apache to create new users for git groups, repositories and ssh access. I've managed to get apache to add users, but now apache cannot move, read and write in the home dirs of ...
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ignored files are deleted

I have a live server where i have some config files that i have deleted in my master branch and added to .gitignore. When i now pull from master to live server all config files get deleted. Is there a ...
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Parallels VMWare Fusion git repo on host machine slow performance

I started evaluating Parallels and VMWare Fusion to be able to use Visual Studio from my mac. I discovered, however, that both use network shares as a way to share files between Host and Guest OS. I ...
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Will adding SSD to NAS significantly improve Git performance?

I run a QNAP TS-470 Pro with three out of four HD slots equipped with WD Red SATA 6Gb/s 4TB drives. They are in RAID 5. On there, I have a Web volume running Apache. I use this as a development ...
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Downgrade git on Ubuntu 14.04

I want to downgrade git to 2.6.5 with apt-get after accidentally upgrading to 2.7.0. How is it done?
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How to clone repository on Git for Windows — fatal: repository does not exist

I am using Git for Widows, but I can't clone a repository. Am I typing it wrong? This is how I would do it in Linux. Why is it called '' ? J@JDM MINGW64 ~/Documents $ git clone ...