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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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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 ...
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disable direct access to git repo

I have set up a local git repo on a linux machine and have users check in and check out from it: /myfolder/gitrepo/ How can I disable any modification access to that folder directly unless they ...
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Right click when git is installed

When I install git on a fresh copy of Windows 8.1 embedded, right clicking on folders takes 3-4 seconds. If I remove git, right clicking takes the normal amount of time again. How can I reduce the ...
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Cannot remove .COMMIT_EDITMSG.swp in .git folder

I have tried "rm .git/.COMMIT_EDITMSG.swp", however it is throwing the error: cannot unlink : permission denied What gives? I am using BASH on windows. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Zsh prompt produces an error

I have the default prompt for oh-my-zsh, which is great when I have a git repo, but if there is no git repo its actually failing instead of putting nothing. I trapped an ascii image to err just for ...
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Git authentication is being rather weird

When simply pulling some repos, I am asked to supply a username is password. I've changed my password to bananas in the prompt here for my safety. Anyway, this is what it looks like: Fetching ...
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Graphical interface to git with support for signed commits?

Is there any graphical interfaces to Git with support for gpg signed commits? I've tried the "Tools" -> "Add..." way of the builtin git gui that comes with git but that doesnt work with commit -S. ...
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Is there a text file format that Excel supports opening and saving directly?

I want to edit simple table data in Excel 2010, which is to be stored only in a flat text format (i.e. not a binary format like XLS or XSLX) which is viewable with notepad and can be read by a simple ...
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ssh does not try to provide private keys for github over ssh

I uploaded my public key to github and have my private key in ~/.ssh/id_rsa. Even after adding RSAAuthentication=yes and PubkeyAuthentication=yes in ~/.ssh/config, ssh does not seem to try any of the ...
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“git push” on a large commit crashes modem

I have a virtual server that hosts uncompressed git repos for various files. Since I have multiple machines, it's an easy way to keep everything centralized while taking advantage of the virtual ...
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Ask SSH passphrase only once for “chained SSH”

I have a master running Ubuntu and a Slave running Mac OSX 10.6.8. I set up the SSH keys. When connecting to the GIT repo directly from Slave, everything works well and I am not asked to enter a ...
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Issue committing files using GitHub app

I've been using the GitHub app for a while now, and recently it's given me some problems. My most recent problem has me up the wall. Here's what happened. I noticed that some of my files were messed ...
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Can gitlab be installed with Cherokee web server?

I've looked all over and can't figure out you could use Cherokee instead of Apache or Nginx for gitlab. I'd rather not run multiple webservers (and imagine that they could conflict anyway). I'm giving ...
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Git color ui uses green for both deletions and insertions

When enabling git color ui, the only color used is green. So in git diff I get green for both deletions and insertions. The same goes for git status where untracked files and unstaged files show as ...
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Not able to close Heroku app on Windows

I have heroku installed on my ubuntu 12.10. it works perfectly. I have a dual boot windows 8. I installed the heroku tool belt and when i try to clone my app to my local system, it is throwing an ...
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Git messed up my website folder

I am in australia and this is my university's website server. I wanted to add the files to git. So I created a repo in github and then on my server did a git clone of the repo, add *, committed and ...
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git status -s showing D for few files in the second column

I have a local git repository running on my windows machine. The remote origin is in github. After executing a git pull when I run git status -s command, it is displaying some files with D mark. But I ...
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Github local cached ip address is different then expected remote ip address

I cannot do a "Git pull" request without getting an error for public key (see below). git pull Permission denied (publickey). fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly Running the ...
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Available branch name vars in merge

I'm trying to do a config command for merging branches. I see there are some vars available like $BASE $LOCAL AND $REMOTE These vars contain the name of the file followed by the base, local, remote ...
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Is there a way to make TextMate remember its state when switching branches?

I'm looking for a plugin or bundle which enables TextMate to bind it's state to the current branch. By state I mean open tabs and open folders in the project drawer. Here is my scenario: working on ...
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How do I git-push to an FTP server?

Has anyone managed to do a git-push to a repository on an FTP server? According to the man page of git-push Git natively supports ssh, git, http, https, ftp, ftps, and rsync protocols. I can ...
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Setting up Git Redmine hosting plugin

I'm trying to configure the Redmine Git hosting plugin but I'm struggling with some difficulties in setting up the proper permissions to the web and git users. When I access the plugin settings ...