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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PowerShell issues with spaces in directory names

PowerShell has issues with spaces in directory names. I am trying to execute a file in the same directory as the PS1 script like so: .\getGravatarsForGource.pl It works fine when the directory ...
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Pulling and pushing local Git repo with Hg?

I want to be able to pull from and push to local (file://) git repo for some compability reasons. What are my current "up to date" options? I used hg convert successfully but I want to be able to ...
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Working with nested git repos in webstorm

I have a git project in web storm and cloned another git repo into it and a pop up came with unregistered cvs root which I ignored. Now I want to commit the directory with the inner git repo but I ...
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Git pull in jailed environment

There is a user on my server which is jailed by SSH using ChrootDirectory to '/var/jail' This user is trying to use several git commands, but not all of them are working. The following message is ...
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.dotfiles gitignore not ignoring vim/tmp folder

tmp=.dotfiles/vim/tmp.GITIGNORE=.dotfiles/.gitignore. I have created a gitignore for vim/tmp inside my .dotfiles but they are not being ignored. My temp folder contains /backup/swap/undo/ and every ...
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First time using Git questions

I started yesterday using Git and I'm very confused about adding contributors to my project. Tutorials say that I need to create a user called git and a group called git. sudo adduser --system ...
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bash: git-receive-pack: command not found

I've just changed the git remote for my server, and now when I try to use git push web master, (after staging and committing the changes), I get this: bash: git-receive-pack: command not found fatal: ...
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Windows .bat or .sh file to prepare multiple repositories for sourcetree

What I am looking to do is run a script that will: delete folders a,b and c from a directory. re-create the folders a,b and c as a a local git repository (using their individual git source urls) ...
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Re-add ssh key every time I restart my mac

Every time I try to interact with git after I restart my machine I and given an error saying I have been denied access. To fix this I enter the command sudo ssh-add -K ~/.ssh/github_rsa This ...
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git commit not working in shared folder under VMware Workstation 10

I'm working in Ruby on Rails under MacOSX 10.9 in VMware Workstation 10. I moved my RoR project folder from the Desktop into my VMware shared folder. The reason is because some character's location ...
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Using the windows certificate store for git SSH

I am currently working on setting up a build environment that will use OpenSSH with certificates as the primary authentication method (Certificates, not public-private keys). The build environment ...
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Windows right click on git bash menu, report can not find sh

i am able to open Git Bash from the program, but right click on drop down menu 'git bash' it says can not find sh. How can I fix this problem?
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Ratio of size of single version to size of full distributed version controlled archive

I am considering using Git. What I would like to know is, if I am going to download the full distributed version controlled archive to my local machine rather than checking out a single copy as used ...
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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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git-svn creates directories but doesn't check out content

I am migrating an SVN repository to Git using git-svn combined with some light bash scripts on Ubuntu 14.04. Locally. git-svn has worked fine so far (on Unix), but recently, it sort of gets stuck ...
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Server-Side Git Authentication With Database

I've been looking for information on how to create a system similar in functionality to GitHub & Heroku - whereby a user is prompted to login with credentials set in the database. I have ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Gitolite Setup fails

I am getting the below error when I am trying to setup the gitolite. FATAL: errors found but logfile could not be created FATAL: /home/git/.gitolite/logs/gitolite-2014-06.log: No such file or ...
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git gui cannot handle non-ascii character in .gitconfig?

I just encountered a problem: The git-gui will spill an error when I have non-ascii symbols in the .gitconfig. For example, if I have an entry: recentrepo = /home/<username>/∞ π ∅ Then it ...
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GIT GUI locking access to launching folder

In recent versions of GIT GUI (obtained from http://git-scm.com/download/win ), whenever I open it from the desktop, the folder from which I opened it is made inaccessible. I can still access the same ...
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Change HOMEDRIVE windows variable to be dynamic on windows 7 to use Git

I have a Windows 7 notebook from work. I use Git as my version control system. I installed Git on the system before the administrator connected my computer to the office network. he changed my ...
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Can't git push to Bitbucket.org — with ssh keys

I'm running doku-wiki on may (Ubuntu) laptop for some note taking. So, to keep backup, I was using Bitbucket and periodically pushed my wiki files there and everything worked smoothly. (a) Some time ...
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What is the correct root file to import to aptana from an xampp folder/existing web app or git repository?

Very noob question - all of this is new to me - not really sure how to get started. Overview: I'm taking over an existing wep project that has been developed in aptana and deployed in xampp setup - ...
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Use server git installation in GitHub for Windows

We are using Git as the version control for our website development. I work from a laptop, which is connected to the internal network via a WiFi connection. I've mapped the server drives as network ...