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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Bonobo git server: How to do an incremental backup of all repos

We have Bonobo git server running on Windows server and have to copy all repos to another Windows server, so we can restore Bonobo git server even after our office has been burnt to the ground. We ...
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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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Make gitk with path argument show all files

I am running gitk with a path argument to only show commits that touch a particular file: gitk -- path/to/file However within these commits, in the "patch" view, gitk only shows the changes to the ...
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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 ...
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How can I get latest changes in my Git branch without it appearing like I'm the one committing those changes and still keeping my pull request clean?

In Git, we have a develop branch from which we make feature branches for each feature. I see two ways of merging the latest changes in develop with my feature branch code. Merge the latest develop ...
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Better way to unexclude single folder in .gitignore

I have several files in my home directory under version control. My .gitignore looks like this: #gitignore * !.vimrc !*/ !.vim/* !.gitignore !.xinitrc !.bashrc to include .vim/* I had to include ...
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Git Bash delayed output

I run some program in git bash terminal on windows and redirect output to grep to search for specific keywords. Problem is that the output is delayed, so it looks like the terminal waits for a chunk ...
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How to configure cygwin git to work behind proxy?

I am using Windows 7 x64. I have installed Git for Windows and cygwin's git. These are the installed versions for Git for Windows: user@machine MINGW64 ~ $ uname -a MINGW64_NT-6.1 machine ...
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Fail push github with jenkins

I'm struggling to push a commit to my github repository. I just made a fresh new configuration of jenkins in my machine, configured it to download the src of the project from a git server, and now ...
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Make git merge act on paragraphs/blocks instead of lines?

I am using git to manage a "configuration file" consisting of a number of blank-line-delimited configuration blocks of the standard sort like [one] alpha=1 beta=2 Most changes to this file consist ...
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A good guide to keep server configs in GIT and using Ansible

Here the situation: I have multiple server in different environnements:DEV, STAGING, PROD, etc.. Some of the, I want to save all the /etc/*.conf or /etc/httpd/.... * files and so on... As well, I ...
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Which Users SSH key should I put in Owner's SSH Key - Git Plugin in Tuleap?

I have installed Tuleap and I would like to connect it to my GitLab server. I am using the Git plugin provided by Tuleap but I am not sure how to fill in the boxes. There is a section called Owner's ...
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Using Github to Store Files for Retrieval via Local Script

I'm trying to find a solution for contracted users who are not on our domain to be able to automatically pull down files that will overwrite local files on their PC via a batch or vbs script that they ...
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Git-ssh-server connect to GitLab CE

We have a running Git-ssh-server with 10+ repositories in it. We want to use GitLab as a Project Management Tool and GUI for managing the repositories. From what I understood by reading through the ...
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Host Website Using Github

I followed the process on http://blog.teamtreehouse.com/using-github-pages-to-host-your-website to create a personal website. Hosting service is Github and the domain is from Go daddy. I did Cname ...
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Reset my origin to correct url using 'git set-url origin <url>' but cannot use git reset — hard

But when I try to use the following command: git reset --hard origin/master it points to a different url. (the mystery remains). I answered my question after some thought. I broke it down into ...
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git-annex-shell: Not a git-annex or gcrypt repository

I'm trying to setup git-annex repository using this tutorial. On server in /home/user: git init repo.git --bare --shared Then from other machine I try: git clone ...
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How to arrange for the shell to autocomplete git branch names?

Is there a way to make the shell autocomplete git branch names like it does in linux(mint). While typing, for example, git push -u origin so<tab> in linux, this will give me all the branches ...
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Specify a default action for git add

git add without arguments yields in the following message Nothing specified, nothing added. Maybe you wanted to say 'git add .'? Most of the time I use git add -p. Is there a way to make git ...
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Why do I get this “Could not find /tmp” error from Git (or bash.exe)?

I am using Git to manage our project sources. For the continuous use, I employ a couple of active environments: TortoiseGit, for visual operations and immediate status feedback. Cygwin, through ...
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Start Git Bash from users directory

I am running the latest version of git on Windows. When I start Git Bash (Running MINGW32) from my start menu it starts git from my users home directory. When I pin the window to the task bar and then ...
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Git push over SSH is not activating remote hooks

I have the following problems that git push over SSH is not activating remote hooks. The server where Git repo is Linux ubuntu. Git version 1.7.9.5 My path to repo hooks /path/test.git/hooks/update; ...
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Overriding alternative to cherry-pick

There is a cherry-pick command in the git which allows me to copy some commit on top of the current. However, it does some conflict resolution, that I do not care about. What is alternative to ...
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Git server side hooks commit update file

I am trying to implement git hook commit on a server using these instructions: https://git-scm.com/book/be/v2/Customizing-Git-An-Example-Git-Enforced-Policy I created file "update" (make it ...
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API Workbench doesn't see git

I am using Atom with API Workbench installed on Windows. I go by Packages -> API Workbench -> Get APIs from -> Popular APIs (Community). Atom responds by displaying GIT is required to ...
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git-send-email Causes “Must issue a STARTTLS command first” Error

I am attempting to send a patch with git-send-email through my Postfix mail server. Unfortunately, whenever I do, I just get this error spat back to me: <recipient@example.com>: host ...
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Powershell possible to give input to underlying script

I am sorry I could not think of a better title. My problem is I have a PowerShell script which calls a git command (git credential-wincred store) to store credentials to connect to a git repository. ...
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registering an application in the Registry/../AppPath WITH flags

What I would like to do is to have Git Bash open through Visual Basic Process.Start() with the --login -i flags already set. To do this, I realized I need to have the shell file added to the registry ...
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Trying to get git's core.pager to work on both mingw and cygwin

I am trying to get git for Windows working identically in the mingw bash that comes with git for Windows and in my cygwin terminal. Right now, I cannot get the core.pager (which determines whether a ...
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Private key says passphrase is wrong when it is 100% correct

I am using a private key with the passPharse of j I have set this to test as its driving me crazy. I am attempting to bitbucket, I have added the public key to their site. I have added my ppk to ...
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Error when extracting tar.gz file which contains symbolic link inside

I tried to compress the Repo folder (AOSP) into tar.gz.Source folder has many git folders and Symbolic links.It compressed without any error.But when i tried to decompress it using tar command it is ...
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What do I do about gedit “modifying” files without modifying them?

I have started using git via bash command line in combination with gedit to work on some stuff. My OS is Xubuntu 15.04. I have noticed something peculiar. Assume that I have gone through some files, ...
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Setting up Eclim with Git Bash Windows 7

So I followed the instructions to get Eclim working on command prompt and it works, I can use the command :PingEclim and it gives me the relevant information when im running eclimd.bat. So all is ...
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How to cache text/event-stream data in squid 4.x?

I would like to cache data transferred by git clone via HTTPS which seems to be of type text/event-stream. The cacheing either fails with TCP_CLIENT_REFRESH_MISS/200 or TCP_MISS_ABORTED/200 according ...
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Problems downloading .NET Framework 2.0 SDK

I have been getting this error when i try to install Drywall: C:\Users\zach\drywall\node_modules\bcrypt>if not defined npm_config_node_gyp (node ...
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Git for Windows has stopped working

For the last few days, every time I start editing in Phpstorm IDE, it hangs and entire machine becomes slow and this error pops up. Git for Windows has stopped working Problem Event Name: ...
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Eclipse egit can't push

Ok, I have a very strange issue. I'm using: Linux Eclipse Mars OpenVPN Private Git repository on Stash. I'm connected to stash via ssh. Both private and public keys are generated, registered on ...
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Which refreshPattern do I have to use to cache git clone results via HTTPS?

I setup a HTTPS intercepting caching proxy using squid 4.0.1 on Ubuntu 15.10 and SSL Bumping following http://wiki.squid-cache.org/ConfigExamples/Intercept/SslBumpExplicit. Now, specifying ...
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How to stop continual launching of app?

I'm using Tower for Git. On a commit, I clicked "Difftool". This launches my merge program (P4Merge). It launches it for every file that needs to be diffed, one at a time. So every time I close ...
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How to run git pull command non-interactively?

I've the following find command which scans all previously cloned git repositories and pull them again: find $PWD -name .git -type d -print -execdir git pull -qv ';' The problem is that some of the ...
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Push to Git via another machine

Here's the scenario: I have my office PC where I use git and github to manage source VC. When I get home, I realise I forgot to push my latest commits; but I can ssh into my work machine from my ...
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Recover old Gitorious projects?

I want to recover my gitorious projects and not sure where can I retrieve them or even list the projects I had under that server. If you know any static file would be good to know.
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yeoman gulp-bootstrap not installing properly

I will try to give as much information as possible on my problem, however part of the problem is that it prevents me from seeing everything that went wrong. First of all, when I installed ...
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OpenSSH Windows 7 Public Key Authentication

I installed OpenSSH on a Windows 7 machine as LOCAL_SYSTEM account as the option and also allowed key size of 2048. I am able to connect using Windows login however when i implement Public key ...
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Git related Issue with Terminal commands on my Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)

My question follows a previously answered question in this forum. But I have an even stranger problem. The same screenshot about Git command requiring Xcode installation is appearing on my Mac OS X ...
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Why doesn't WinMerge filer .git folders although the FileFilter is in effect?

When comparing git repo clones, I am annoyed by the appearance of the .git folder and its contents in the directory compare tab. In teh Tools -> Filters... dialog, I have the Exclude Source Control ...
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git export part of bare repository?

I'd like to perform a partial "export" (only one subdirectory) of a bare repo. I've tried some solutions in the answers to Checkout Git files to a location outside the repository, however none seemed ...
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Git for Windows - where is default commit message template stored?

When I run Git with this command line: git commit -a I get an initial commit message like this: # Please enter the commit message for your changes. Lines starting # with '#' will be ignored, and ...