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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Far Manager: Highlight file/dirs using external metadata (like SVN, Mercurial, Dropbox, etc)

I've recently migrated to Far Manager 3 and revised my app settings from scratch. One of those improvements was adjusting the file groups highlights (I didn't change them for long time even knowing ...
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SSH freezing with ControlPersist on

I recently enabled ControlMaster and ControlPersist in SSH so that it reuses and multiplexes connections for speed. The config is: ControlMaster auto ControlPath /tmp/ssh_mux_%h_%p_%r ControlPersist ...
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Tunneling ssh via a SOCKS5 Proxy on Windows

I'm using Windows 7 over my 'restricted' campus network. I use Heroku Toolbelt to work with heroku projects, which inturn uses git and ssh on port 22. However, port 22 is blocked in my campus. Can i ...
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Get informed on a specific github repository change

There are a few repositories holding plugins for certain environments/programs. One example would be Homebrew. Another would be oh-my-zsh. I want to be able to get notified whenever a new plugin is ...
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Git - rebasing a file into past history of that file

Lets us say I have a file filename in a git repository in subirectory dir1 with a history something like this: v7 --- v8 --- v9 --- v10 The file is part of a larger repository with various ...
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Default permission for new file cygwin on Windows 7

I am using cygwin on Windows 7 professional. When I create new files such as MyNewFile.java it seems to get default permission set to 755. This is not what I want. I want it to be 644 for regular ...
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Realtime Code Collaboration That is Not Floobits

So... I love Floobits. I use it in Sublime and I use it in vim. But my network currently does not play nicely with its port requests. I'm looking for a desktop code collaboration system so that an ...
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Setting TextMate 2 as Git's difftool

Is it possible to set TextMate 2 as the default Git difftool/mergetool? If so, what are the commands? I have found instructions for the diffmerge tool here, but I would like to try it with text ...
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Error from egit installation

Just installed a fresh 32 bit copy of java and eclipse. and am now trying to add egit for the first time. Following the instructions here (using the main repositiry) I receive this error when I try ...
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Moving two existing already-synced directory trees to git annex

I have two copies of my music files, one on a desktop Linux machine, one on a Macbook. At the moment, I run rsync periodically to keep these files in sync. I'd like to move management of this problem ...
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Git username vs windows username capital

I have a git repository set up on a linux server. I have a user with a username of cmcgrath on the git server. On our windows domain we have the same user cmcgrath. However, when he opens gitbash it ...
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git insists in telling me “Already up-to-date.”, What should I do?

I am new to git, and I am working on a project with a friend, and somewhere something went wrong, and I cannot fix it. The state now is that I have a working copy on my computer, but when I run git ...
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GitHub for Windows can not sync

I have my git repos hosted on a server using gitolite. I can access them using ssh, e.g. git clone git@example.net. This works from osx/linux. On a Win8 Box I now have installed GitHub for Windows ...
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TortoiseGit stops connecting after a seemingly random amount of time

I use TortoiseGit to connect to a private remote git server, but after an indeterminate amount of time (possibly longer than 6 hours?), trying to connect results in a bad file number error. I've tried ...
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How to remotely clone Git repository on Windows Storage Server 2008?

I have a Western Digital Sentinel at home running Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials. I have several Git repositories on it for my own personal projects, and have no problems pushing and ...
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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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Working git from the command line

So I use Github for Windows (that fancy GUI app) to manage my various git-based projects, but I've noticed that on my machine I can't use the command line git to do anything with my projects. From the ...
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Git does not prompt for ssh key password

I have an ssh key which is password protected. When I attempt to SSH into a remote computer (ssh user@example.com), I get a little dialog which prompts me for the password. Once I have provided the ...
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AWS git clone or pull not working and no error message

In one of AWS/AMI instance, I'm trying to git clone ... it says Cloning into '<repo name>'... but it doesn't clone the repository and not showing any error or any other messages, I have also ...
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Disabling TLS protocols for https:// URLs in git

Since my update to Ubuntu 14.04, I cannot connect to the companies git server. It uses https with the SSL protocols only. When running git clone (or any other git command that connects to the server) ...
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Git suddenly started to choke on “git pull” for only one repo

Yesterday, at some point in time, my Git for Windows suddenly started to choke (hang forever) on git pull for only one repo. I managed to pull changes ten times this day, I started to fail on eleventh ...
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Using SparkleShare with Git

I am using SparkleShare, but someone I am working with would be more comfortable using git. Can he use my SparkleShare repository by just using git? Here's what I know. If I go to my local ...
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How can I visualize Git Flow branches?

I use the Git Flow workflow. But I can't generate a good-looking log in tree graph. The size is too small and won't show all the branch relationships like in the Git Flow chart. How can I create a ...
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Cannot fetch urls from outside the browser

I am trying to clone a small repo on my Windows 7 PC using 'msysgit' bash command like as follows: talha.ahmed@ICE-088 /d/talha.ahmed/workspace/repos $ git clone https://github.com/torvalds/linux ...
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How to setup git for RStudio projects on shared Windows folders

I have all my RStudio projects in a shared Windows folder, say //server/share. I can successfully create a project at //server/share/project, and when I do so in an empty folder RStudio populates the ...
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Debian Jessie repositories and git

How should I edit the sources.list so I will be able to get Git via apt-get? If I run apt-get install git now, I get Unable to locate package git While I can manually download and compile ...
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Git interactive.singlekey from urxvt

In git-config's docs it says (emphasis mine): interactive.singlekey In interactive commands, allow the user to provide one-letter input with a single key (i.e., without hitting enter). ...
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How to Properly Use a Cloned Rails Project

Recently, I set up a new dev machine. To get it to seamlessly work with my other machine, I used Git to put my project on BitBucket. Then, I cloned it to my new machine. However, running rails s on ...
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Seting up a git server on a laptop within home network

I have an old laptop that have no use for it. I was thinking about turning it into a git server to push my code from my desktop to it. My Desktop and Laptop are on the same network at home, so I was ...
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Backing up private git repos to a normal (non-root) ssh account?

It's nice that with github and similar services, I can backup my open-source projects (using 'git push'). With private data, I have some reservations though. I'd prefer that my repos are encrypted on ...
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How do I stop Sublime Text 3 from being the Git editor on Windows?

On Windows 8, I've configured gvim as my Git editor in ~\.gitconfig: [core] editor = gvim -f -n Still, Sublime Text 3 opens as the editor when I invoke git commit. How do I stop Sublime from ...
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Syncing selectively from a fileserver to a laptop - unison, git, or something else?

I have a fileserver with all my worldly digital possessions on it. (Don't worry, it's backed up.) I want to selectively be able to carry small portions of the contents of my fileserver with me on my ...
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git clone extremely slow using ssh

Originally I could do git clone using ssh at an acceptable speed. However my ubuntu crashed, so I reinstalled using the newest version 13.04. After I re-installed all I try to do git clone using ssh ...
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Git and (gitweb) and SVN both over HTTPS at same time

I'm trying to run both a Git server over http and I already have SVN running over http as well. I'm runnning centos 6 My git.conf (located in /etc/httpd/conf.d/) file looks like LoadModule ...
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Windows Github install error: System.Net.WebException

While installing, I got this error (from the log file). I tried the solutions to this similar question ERROR DETAILS Following errors were detected during this operation. * [5/7/2013 8:19:29 PM] ...
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Automated git pull on Windows 8 as system

I have installed msysgit for windows 8. I am attempting to automate a git pull every 5 minutes. I am using scheduled tasks to run a script I wrote. The schedule task's action is: powershell ...
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Setup Git-User in Aptana

I'm using Aptana Studio 3 Standalone as IDE. As GIT client, I used eGit for quite a while, but I didn't like the menus and options there too much. So, I wanted to give the build-in git client a ...
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Updating GITLAB from 3.1 to 4.0 rake error

I am trying to update my GITLAB. I have been following this link (https://github.com/gitlabhq/gitlabhq/wiki/From-3.1-to-4.0) and I got stuck on this command: sudo -u gitlab -H bundle exec rake ...
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Permission errors in setting up Git

Background I have a Linode VPS (Ubuntu 12.04 server), and I want to use Git to manage my files from the VPS to my local Windows desktop. I have installed Git Bash and have been using that on the ...
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How do you correct the path separators in git when using powershell

I'm using the github powershell addon to run git on windows. Everything seems to work fine except for when I'm adding submodules. In this case, the powershell addon is adding in paths with \\ as ...
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hash-based asyncronous directory comparison

I am trying to efficiently synchronize two large directories via VPN over a long distance. Unfortunately I cannot install advanced tools like git or rsync on the remote server due to company ...
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Git merge. Behavior different on explicit merge than on pull

I have a problem with my git configuration. I like to use the --no-ff option when I merge two branch. So I put on my configuration file ~/.gitconfig under the section [merge] the option ff = no. Which ...
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How to restore version control in XCode?

I have just recently backed-up my XCode C++ project on my pendrive, using rsync -avu Since then, the version control for my project is lost (grayed-out) on every files, I can modify the files and ...
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Mac OSX 10.8 git commands don't work after trying to use git-credential-osxkeychain

Following setup instructions in https://help.github.com/articles/set-up-git to prevent credential entry for each git command, git stopped responding. Every git command "locks up" the terminal until I ...
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Building git page with jeklly

I'm using jeklly builiding git page. I can view my pages locally (http://localhost:4000/). I have received letter from git. However, I CANNOT open my home page on the internet. ...
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Error on git clone in cygwin: error: inflate: data stream error (invalid code lengths set)

I am trying to clone a repository using git on cygwin. Machine is a Windows XP machine, running a newly updated version of cygwin I have cloned this repository without any trouble previously, but on ...
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Intellij setup git macro

I would like to know if its possible to setup a macro for git. I want to be able to shortcut a git workflow : for instance : git checkout b git pull git merge a git push git checkout a
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Svn analog of git-shell

I have configured git,so I can pull/push via ssh, authorization via public key, but if I try to make direct shell access, I get Last login: Mon Aug 13 20:12:20 2012 from 192.168.1.3 fatal: ...
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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 ...