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Is there better way to create a local Github wiki rather than having two .git directories in one directory?

My purpose is to create a github wiki pages for my personal notes. In order to create my github wiki from a github repo, I have to do the following. I thought there must be a better way to do. If you ...
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Git github not working with google authenticator OSX

So I had git running on my computer just fine. My password was saved with the osxkeychain thingy and everything ran smoothly. Today I decided I should be safe and enable google authenticator 2-step ...
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Homebrew Can't Link Git

I'm am getting an error message when I try to link git. Linking /usr/local/Cellar/git/1.8.5.3... Warning: Could not link git. Unlinking... Error: Could not symlink file: ...
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Irritating GitHub Conduit dialog opening up whenever I visit a GitHub link — can I get rid of it?

X-Post from a [closed] StackOverflow question. I have a problem that sprang up out of nowhere in the past two or three days. Whenever I'm using Git in Terminal (which is pretty much always), if I ...
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I see “Uncommitted changes” but the files are identical?

I recently bought a new PC and downloaded the GitHub for Windows version: 1.2.6.4 f054d9f, then: Logged-in cloned my repo to Local made sure files were downloaded locally closed GitHub overwrote 1 ...
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what ports to open up for GitHub to install and work?

I want to use GitHub on a server where user accounts are not supposed to be able to go online otherwise. The GitHub Windows app does not even install without users' downloading it themselves (see my ...
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how to publish the GitHub app to remote users of Windows Server 2012?

I think I have an idea what publishing apps to users mean on a Windows Server I administer. (More on that in this wiki, perhaps) However, it seems to work well with apps with exe's in the main ...
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git pull does nothing / git push just hangs / debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_KEX_ECDH_REPLY

I had an issue in ubuntu 13.10 and 12.10 where attempting to connect to github (git clone / pull / push or anything) would fail with no output. I checked my /.ssh directory for config and any ssh ...
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No response received from github ssh randomly

My git pull started to stop working randomly with this error $ git pull ssh: connect to host github.com port 22: Connection timed out fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly I tried debugging ...
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GitHub with HTTP protocol

I read that HTTP, aka http://github.com Doesn't work with GitHub anymore However it seems to work for me $ git clone http://github.com/antirez/redis Cloning into 'redis'... remote: Counting ...
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Can connect to github.com, but cannot pull

I don't know why this is suddenly happening, I haven't had any issues prior to now. I cannot seem to pull from GitHub. I can connect, the following works: $ ssh -T git@github.com Hi kbjr! You've ...
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Why does Github list the Ubuntu computer's name as author instead of my Github account name when I push from command line?

When I git push from a terminal on my Ubuntu box, which has a computer name of Bot, it asks for Github credentials, and I provide them. The username I provide is my own, not Bot. Yet when I go to ...
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How to connect with Github repository in Eclipse?

I have created a repository in https://github.com. And installed Eclipse Kepler as the IDE. I want to commit my local file to this remote repository. By default Eclipse Kepler contains Egit for ...
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What command does “Sync Branch” do on Github application

As the title suggests, which operations does the "sync branch" perform on the github application for OS X? Does it do a full clone of the repo again?
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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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Can I share a link for downloading a specific file in my public GitHub repository?

Just like the question says... I am looking for a free version control system that allows me to share individual scripts out of a larger project. So, can GitHub or BitBucket do something like this? ...
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How do I point GitHub for Windows to my existing repository folders?

I installed GitHub for Windows, and it's a very smooth program (looks exactly like any of the Live programs). However, it lists my GitHub repositories and wants me to clone it to ...
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How do I get the 16-byte representation of my GitHub public key from my .pub file?

In my GitHub settings, it lists my public keys as 16-byte hexadecimal: 01:23:45:67:89:AB:CD:EF:01:23:45:67:89:AB:CD:EF Sadly, GitHub for Windows is buggy and keeps making me new ...
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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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What should I do if I accidentally put sensitive data onto Github?

Our team accidentally pushed some personal informations onto Github, in form of a H2 database file. Is there anyway to remove a file cleanly and completely from the server? You know, simpliy doing ...
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Pushing a local repo to a GitHub repo using the command line: “Fatal: Authentication failed”

I'm trying to push code in my local repo (on an OS X 10.8.5 system with the GitHub app installed and logged into) to a repo I created on GitHub via their website, using the command line. Oddly, when I ...
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Timeout with brew update

This is driving me crazy. I can't update my homebrew installation anymore. When I run brew update, it just does nothing and times out. I even tried reinstalling it, but then I run into the same ...
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Large file editing and versioning for non-programmers

As part of a collaborative Creative Commons project, I would like to allow editors to contribute by editing a relatively large text file: ~8 Mb, ~100k lines. Ideally, contributions would be git pull ...
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Installing Git on Windows

I've installed several different versions of Git on Windows all with the same failure. I get an error "libssh2.dll is not installed on this computer...". I looked around the installation files, and, ...
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SSH ForwardAgent + multi-Host

I have several Hosts in ~/.ssh/config, and they work fine from local machine, but remote machine doesn't know these Hosts. Host A HostName github.com IdentityFile ~/.ssh/A_rsa Host B ...
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Error while github.exe opens “libcef.dll is either designated to run on Windows or it contains an error”

Everything was fine but recently whenever I try to open github.exe, the following error message is shown to to me: libcef.dll is either designated to run on Windows or it contains an error ...
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Font Awesome - Not all vector images work

I'm using the icons from Font Awesome in a print publication and it looks like they've added more recently. Unfortunately, the new ones don't show up when I copy and paste from the cheat sheet ...
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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't authenticate with git

I'm trying to publish changes to a project in GitHub, but I keep getting this authentication error: root@nodeTwo:/usr/local/src/cedit-dev# git push origin master Username for 'http://www.github.com': ...
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Github merge PR forked repo into your own repo

I have forked an existing repo into my own repo. Whenever I do a pull request (in my repo), it automatically defaults to the origin repo, and not to the fork I created. How do I get github to default ...
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Are there any project status/dashboard applications for github?

We've recently moved our code hosting to github. I want to set-up a dashboard display to the rotation of key stats pages we have on the team's local TV. I've already done a bit of searching for ...
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How can I use a '#' character in a git command?

I'm trying to close an issue on Bitbucket from a commit message through fugitive.vim's Gcommit command: :Gcommit -m "Fixes #1" When I check the commit message, #1 has been replaced with index.html ...
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GIT Permissions

There is something not clear for me and this is how to prevent other people read my code. The thing is that I want people create their own branches but not to view the other's branches. If someone is ...
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Github for Windows stopped working

I am trying to commit a repository on github through the github GUI in windows. My repository size is of 63 MB. After writing the commit message when i commit it crashes. Windows shows message as ...
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github flavored markdown editor for osx

Do you know any editor for Mac OSX that helps with editing Github flavored markdown? I think Mou ( http://mouapp.com/ ) is fine, only that its just plain markdown and not Github markdown. Please, ...
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How do I fix GitHub icons (octicons) on Firefox?

Ever since GitHub added octicons, I have been unable to see them in Firefox. I found the UTF codes listed here, but I have no idea how to fix them.
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Ubuntu 12.04 Permission denied (publickey,gssapi-with-mic)

I was cloning a github repository. I copied my id_rsa key from another pc to my /home/me/.ssh/ however this error shows up Permission denied (publickey,gssapi-with-mic). how would I solve this ...
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How to find the process which has a lock on a file in a linux environment

So I have a problem similar to this individual... http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13635429/git-rename-from-index-lock-to-index-failed So it seems that he eventually solves his problem by finding ...
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Run ClickOnce / .appref.ms application as another user? (Specifically GitHub for Windows)

I want to run GitHub Shell (part of GitHub for Windows) as another user, but I'm not sure how to do this. This is a ClickOnce application. Using the GUI, there is no option to run it as another user ...
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Working with Git and remote repositories

I've been asked to work with a Github repository and the only Git related procedure I've ever done is cloning an existing repository. I've worked with SVN alot but I'm a bit of a noob when it comes ...
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sh.exe": clip: command not found

Friends Im trying to copy the ssh key on to the clipboard and while on the git bash, Im getting $ clip < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub sh.exe": clip: command not found Im using Win7 , I tried using the ...
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GitHub - completely messed up the local files of gitHub in my computer

I created a repo in the wrong folder. Meaning the User folder in OS where all the user folders are from pics, videos to documents. So I pushed that all to gitHub without knowing and now I can't create ...
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How do I fix github gravatars?

We've got a local github installed. Interestingly, despite being setup for gravatars and having all our info input it just shows octocats for everyone. Our gravatars show up in other gravatar ...
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Cloning own repo requires passphrase

Why does cloning (via ssh) my own repository from github require my passphrase? So as a consequence: Would it be a huge safety-issue if I generate some ssh keys without a passphrase (for working on ...
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Is it a bad idea to get my production servers software source code from github

Usually I use apt-get but apt-get can get out of date. It seems that quite a nice solution may be to get the source code for my software (for example, nginx) from github and then build it each time. ...
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Install GitHub for Windows through proxy

I'm trying to install GitHub for Windows. The problem is that I'm working through a proxy and the installation app don't let you change proxy settings. Is there a workaround to change the proxy ...
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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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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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GitHub's password cache helper doesn't recognize git in path

I'm trying to set up the password caching utility that GitHub recommends for Windows 7 at the bottom of this page. When I run the installer, it tells me that it can't find GIT in my path environment ...