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Is there a way to correct wrongly typed password / abort the operation while on password prompt in the console in MINGW32?

I sometimes mistype a password when being asked for it, e.g. by Git when pushing to remote repository. The password is not displayed (even masked as asterisks) in the console. Is there a way either ...
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Can't install Git

Im following the tutorial below to install git. https://help.github.com/articles/set-up-git However when I get to the end where I need to install the helper into the same directory where Git itself ...
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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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ssh key reset every computer restart

Every time I restart my computer I have to ssh-add my ssh key. I already have ssh key added on github. Does anyone know how to fix it? Thanks.
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How to unrevert in git extensions?

I ran a revert commit in git extensions, and I did not realize it was going to remove all my code from exclipse as a result. How do I unrevert in git extensions?
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Installing GitHub for Mac - “Github cannot be opened because of a probem”

I'm trying to get started using Git for Mac, but I receive an error when I try to run the program. I'm new to GitHub and relatively new to Mac. First, I installed Git using the downloadable .dmg ...
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how to merge changes from original project — GitHub in Windows

I created an account at https://github.com/, fork someone's project so I have my own repository, instal github client for windows, and clone my repository to my local drive. I will work on my local ...
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Students/staff sharing many computers to develop software [closed]

What's the best way to have students and staff share computers? We have to have a mix of Macs and Windows 8 PCs. Right now, we have USB flash drives with our work. This worked great. Problem is now ...
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Does Github's API allow opening issues?

Is it possible to use php on your server to open an issue in Github? I'm trying to use Github's issues as a means to report errors, and let visitors report problems when they occur.
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GitHub for Windows Install Error

I'm trying to install the GitHub for Windows that I downloaded from the GitHub site. However, I get the following error message: Application cannot be started. Contact the application vendor. ...
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Github's Windows application versus Git-1.7.11 (aka MSYSGit)

I was using MSYSGit. Recently installed Github's Windows application. It crashed 1-2 times while "extracting the GIT. Please wait" screen. Then worked. I got some questions Is there any chance that ...
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Cygwin - Repo with Separate Git/Working Dir Doesn't Work

Since I've switched to OS X and Vim, I've found it easiest to manage all of my 'dotfiles' (all of my configuration files and miscellaneous scripts) with Git. Having already set up my dotfiles in a ...
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How to print code from GitHub.com with its syntax-highlighting?

How can one print just the syntax highlighted source code from a GitHub source code page (e.g.)? I've tried it with a few browsers (Safari, Firefox, both running on OS X) but I have not succeeded in ...
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"Clone in Mac' fails on GitHub. Takes me to download page every time

I've reinstalled, uninstalled, restarted but "Clone in Mac' on any repository page fails and takes me to the GitHub download page every time. It was working fine earlier this week but today won't do ...
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How to install website-specific font file into Firefox?

Some websites, notably Github, started using special downloadable fonts and various little pictures are broken when font downloading is disabled. How to statically install just GitHub's font into ...
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How can I get a 'Clone in Mac' function for GitHub Gists?

Github has a 'Clone in Mac' button for repos: Does anyone know any bookmarklet or Chrome Extension to be able to do the same for gists?
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How can I Resync a fork from original

I just forked a project in Github. I made modifications and send pull request. Th owner merge my fork with the main project and after that he made some modifications. So for now my fork is not updated ...
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My first side-project is currently open source, but I have dreams of monetization. What should I know? [closed]

I've been spending the vast majority of my free time developing an extension for Google Chrome. I've been maintaining my source on GitHub under an MIT license. Just yesterday I received my first pull ...
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Roll back git master repository and branch commits from rollback point

I have a Git repository set up. This repository has almost 700 commits, but all of them is in the master branch. I would like to take an approach in which I roll back this master branch (this rollback ...
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Monitor a Folder OSX for file changes then run a bash script [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Watch Filesystem in Real Time on OS X and Ubuntu I'm looking for a efficient method to monitor a local directory in OSX and if any files have been changed in that ...
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Getting started with git

I want to use git to version control files in a new project. I have read an overview of git, but it is not clear to me if git hosts the code for you. I do not want my code to be hosted on a third ...
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Fail to ping github.com with proxy

I set a proxy for my git but I can not ping github.com by using it in my Git Bash. (error: time out) In the meantime, I can approach github.com by chrome which is also using the same proxy.
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Sync a forked repo with original using the Github for Mac GUI client and/or the Web interface?

I want to sync a repo I forked on Github with the original. Is there any way I can do that using only the Github for Mac client and/or the Web interface? If not, is there a GUI client (for Mac OS X) ...
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How can I set a git config item as a function?

I'm trying to set up the gist gem, but I don't want to have my GitHub password stored as an environment variable or git config item. The README from the GitHub repo explains, You can also define ...
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How to push an existing eclipse project to github?

Currently I'm developing some applications that I want to share with the community. Therefore I decided to use github. I could find a lot of tutorials that tell me how to create a repository from ...
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Newly created users .ssh folder is in the wrong place

I'm trying to create new users on my Media Temple (dv) 3.5 who have the same access as a beta account. The reason for this is so my development team can use GitHub for source management without ...
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SSH Github can't connect

I went away from Git for 4 months and now returned to it, using @Treehouse Git Tutorials. I tried installing Git 1.7.9.1 but my computer Mac OSX is already installed V.1.7.5.4 from 4 months ago and ...
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how to make automatic git mirror for hg repo

I've Vim plugin project on GoogleCode using Mercurial, but users wants to have it on github to ease use it as git subrepo (to keep their ~/.vim/ on github with all plugins inside). Personally I ...
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Git repository migrated from Mercurial shows unnamed branches

https://github.com/lextm/sharpsnmplib/network This repository network graph shows lots of branches (were created in Mercurial), but none of them has a name. Is there a way to add names?
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Connecting to github using PuTTY generated SSH key in Windows 7

On an otherwise pristine Windows 7 Enterprise install: Install PuTTY 0.62 Create public/private key pair with puttygen.exe Add public key for pasting into OpenSSH authorized_keys to github account ...
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any drawback of using bitbucket/github as cloud storage? [closed]

Technically it's OK to use such public version control system (svn, git, mercurial, etc) as cloud storage. But is it legal or is there any drawback of doing so?
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SSH config - same host but different keys and usernames

I've set up two GitHub accounts, but I can't get ssh keys to work correctly. I've tried various configs. Host github_username1 HostName github.com IdentityFile ~/.ssh/rsa_1 User ...
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How to display GitHub pages correctly in Firefox?

I might be missing something really simple and huge, or probably the question has been already asked, but I was not able to find it. It has been some time now that my Firefox is not able to display ...
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Cloned GitHub repos ask for a password, while originally created don't

I've just lost a bunch of repositories from my disk, so I've cloned them from GitHub. These are now asking for username and password each time I push something to GitHub. Those that haven't been ...
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Use a specified key from ssh-agent

Along the lines of Tell git which private key to use I would like to use a specific ssh key in a given situation. My problem is that even when I specify '-i something' ssh uses the keys from my ...
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How do you keep your login information private when you push your code to GitHub?

I am using a shell script to automate the deployment of my website. I now want to push the code of this site onto GitHub, and now I am facing the problem that my login details will be publicly ...
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How to pull a git repo from github with all unlinked commits

I'm wondering how to pull a repo with all of the commits that have not been gc'd, if that is possible.. is it something like: $ git clone x $ cd x $ git fetch origin -f ? or something else?
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Is there a way to use GitHub for Mac for GitHub remote and CLI for other remote?

The GitHub for Mac app says it'll only work with the Git origin remote. This means that it'll only work with one remote. My current remote is used to push to Heroku. Is there a way to set my origin ...
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Move local copy of git in Github for Mac

I have cloned the source of a git repository to /path1/foo/, but I want move the local copy to a new location say /path2/foo/. How do I do this?
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How can I create a tag with Github for Mac?

GitHub for Mac OS X is cool software. I can do a lot of cool things with it (history, branches, etc) - but I don't know how to create tags. Can I do this with the GUI? GitHub for Mac
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Unable to connect to Github for the first time

This is my first time with Git and I'm trying to set it up on my box. I added my key to my profile in the Github web interface. When I try to connect... : max@linux-vwzy:~> ssh git@github.com The ...
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Git branch for instances of a website?

I'm working in a couple of websites, both websites needs almost the same code except for some changes in images and css, or settings. I'm just finished to read the chapter of branchs of Pro Git book ...
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fatal: Not a git repository (or any of the parent directories): .git (And yet the repository exists)

I'm following the instructions on importing an existing .git repository to GitHub. When trying to add the .git repository to GitHub, I get the following error: fatal: Not a git repository (or any ...
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GitHub Not Accessible from Google Chrome

Whenever I try to go to GitHub through Google Chrome 11 I get the following error message: GitHub works perfectly fine in Firefox 4: This has been going on for a few weeks. This is a fairly new ...
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another “SSH connect to host github.com port 22: Bad file number”

I have a problem with my first-time SSH connection. Yes, I've already done your guides, already tried your "Dealing with firewalls and proxies" article and the problem is still occuring. I am using ...
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Agent Forwarding Through Different Usernames (Git & Deployment)

This query isn't directly related to Git, but since one of Git's supported transports is SSH, and I'm trying to use agent-forwarding, I thought I would ask for clarification (the man pages have let me ...
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Generating SSH id_dsa.pub, but then I cannot find in SSH directory

I am trying to connnect to github, but am getting a Permission denied (publickey) error. I generated new id_rsa.pub and put them in my account at github, but this didn't help. I then tried to create ...
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Is it safe to delete a branch from a github fork once it's been merged upstream?

I've only recently tried my hand at forking in github and would like some "best practice" advice. I created a branch in my fork, and that branch got pulled into master of the upstream project. It no ...
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Starter guide for git/github?

I'm a novice when it comes to version control. Git looks pretty neat, and I've seen some interesting projects on github (Homebrew in particular). I've set up git and github, and I've looked up a ...
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Breakdown Git version number

Fairly new to Git. I recently updated it on my Mac. I upgraded using these 4 commands: $ git clone git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/git/git.git $ cd git $ make prefix=/usr/local all $ sudo make ...