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Error from egit installation

Just installed a fresh 32 bit copy of Java and Eclipse. I'm now trying to add egit for the first time, following the instructions here (using the main repository). I receive this error when I try to ...
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Why symlinks can slowdown git?

I keep my current working project on SSD drive but git folder inside is symlinked from another (encrypted) disk with mklink /J /D. SmartGit warned me that using symlinked git folder may have a ...
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Build an Android Rom (Make Error 41)

I tried to build a custom Rom for Android 4.4.4. I use as base the Liquid Rom (Github Link) Before I build the rom, I had insertes in the local_manifests some apps to add to the ROM and before I did ...
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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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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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Wrap git's shell script to add bashrc or equivalent start-up commands

My server has a git user that handles all git access. You can't log in with it. It's only for git access. That works because GIT comes with a handly shell /usr/bin/git-shell. Login feedback: fatal: ...
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Migrating a git repo to AWS CodeCommit

I've followed the steps here and here. When I run the below commands I get: git config --global --edit displays an edit file containing the lines in the setup guide aws configure shows the tail end ...
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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 mate,...
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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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Can't clone from Bitbucket - Get stuck at “Cloning into…”

Maybe you can help me out. I have a server which I'm accessing thru a SSH tunnel. On this server, I want to clone a git repo from bitbucket, but bitbucket uses Port 22 as well, I assume. So how can I ...
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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 - Git Pull Not Working In Cygwin

Just recently, git in Cygwin has not been behaving correctly. When I try to run a command like git pull it does not show anything about the pull. The git status command works just fine and shows the ...
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SSL error when connecting to git from Mac OS X 10.11.3 (El Capitan)

When I try to clone / pull / fetch from a git repository via https from a Mac System I keep getting an error: error: RPC failed; result=56, HTTP code = 200 fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly ...
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Visual Studio Code Git Issue

I'm running version 0.10.8 of Visual Studio Code in Xubuntu 14.04 x64, but used 0.8.4 before and didn't have this issue When I try to push a commit to Bitbucket via VSCode, I get the following ...
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Git for windows: fatal: open /dev/null or dup failed: No such file or directory

After some weird bug (it happened a while ago, so I don't know what caused it) this started to happen to me. Every time I try to use git on windows (installed 2.6.2 x64) I get: fatal: open /dev/null ...
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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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How to print absolute paths with git grep

I use the following grepcode command to recursively search a large number of git repositories. It prints the path of found files relative to the repository root, how can I print the absolute path of ...
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HTTP server doesn't seem to support byte ranges. Cannot resume. homestead up

When I used the command "homestead up" it stopped working at 45% so I closed it and restarted my computer. Now when I try to run the command homestead up, my computer says resuming download then I get ...
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Github Desktop has stopped working (after updating to windows 10)

After updating to windows 10: Everytime i run Github Desktop the error "Github has stopped working" pops up. Microsoft Visual Studio debug retrieves this message: "System.IO.FileLoadException was ...
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How can I prevent git from using the wrong environment path?

(nodeenv)openproject@debian:~/openproject$ git checkout v4.2.0 warning: unable to access '/home/daniel/.config/git/attributes': Permission denied warning: unable to access '/home/daniel/.config/git/...
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Simplest way to setup my own remote private git server

First of all, I've read all the git-server-setup documents on the internet, but still, there is one thing missing -- I want to setup a simple GIT server in (Ubuntu) Virtual Machine for myself, not for ...
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How to store confidential info whilst using dot files framework

I'm trying to come up with a strategy to store my dotfiles in Git. So far, I've create a dotfiles repo on GitHub and I've thrown together an install script which simply clones the repo, then symlinks ...
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ssh-agent installed with git 1.9.5 faults

I am getting a fault when running ssh-agent from windows 7. I think it could be a permission issue, though UAC is off. ssh-agent.exe SSH_AUTH_SOCK=/tmp/ssh-vDq8tk2Qlatv/agent.10256; export ...
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Docker workflow with multiple packages and shared sources

Let's say I want to use Docker for an app, which consists of two parts. These parts are different, but they have some shared libraries. So, I have two folders: part1/ Dockerfile src/ part2/ ...
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git submodule foreach git pull origin master vs. git pull --recursive-submodules

I manage a repository with several submodules. For a while now I've been using $ git submodule foreach git pull origin master to pull in the latest changes for all of these guys. However, recently ...
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Can't sync repositoy from GitHub Mac client

When I try to sync using the GitHub client for Mac, I get this message: Authentication Failed You may not have permission to access MyRepository. Check Preferences to make sure you’re still logged in....
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Vim silent launch of ConEmu (into Git Bash) - Windows 7 Command Prompt seizes

From a Windows 7 Command Prompt: ConEmu.exe /cmd "C:\Program Files\Git\bin\sh.exe" --login -i && exit opens ConEmu (or a new tab therein) logged into Git Bash for the current directory, and ...
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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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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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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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Download zip/tar Github repository with .git metadata?

I need to download zip/tar Git repositories from Github and get not just the source but also the .git directory. I'm aware I could use git clone, but this is for an tool that runs on systems that may ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Fastest way to clone a github repo to computer without having to delete older versions, just update the changed files?

I'm using Github desktop but whenever I try to sync to get the updated files it tells me syncing would overwrite my uncommited changes (probably the config file) and either to commit or discard them. ...
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Permissions in git when running redmine or other SCM next to gitolite

Can I run Gitolite next to SCMs like Redmine without it messing up my permissions defined in Gitolite?
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Change location of .gitconfig in Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2015 has Git integration, but it picks up a .gitconfig file used in my Cygwin install that has some problems (for one thing, it is a symlink, but even it if was a normal file it would ...
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Vim Plugins within Git Bash for Windows

In an effort to improve the terminal usability in Windows I have setup ConEmu to use Git Bash for Windows as the default terminal. I use Vim Plug to manage my Vim Plugins, and have already set up the ...
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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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way to automate git repositories cloning

I have to clone several repositories on the VM-s and then building software on them. I have pretty nice build script but there is one issue. Before build, several repos should be cloned, and after ...
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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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GitHub error on new repository

I am using Github for the first time in android studio. I shared the project on github using import into version control but I am unable to see my files on the repository created. Please help Android ...
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502 Proxy error when connecting a GIT repo with Openproject

I've recently installed Openproject in a Linux box (Ubuntu 14.04) and I wanted to link a Project to an already existing GIT (bare) repository. To do this I've followed the configuration instructions: ...
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“git mv *” returns “bad source” in Powershell

When inside a git repository in Powershell or CMD, issuing git mv * whatever will return fatal: bad source, source=*, destination=whatever This works fine when using MSYS (Git Bash).
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Jenkins - ssh credentials and editing credentials issues

Can't connect to bitbucket through ssh in Jenkins I can get it to work using https and providing my bitbucket account password, butI can't get it to work using an ssh key and ssh passphrase. I have ...
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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 ...