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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 ...
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Customizing Powershell to look like Github for Windows' shell

I use Github for Windows and usually I use the "Open a Shell" here command which launches powershell with some custom settings. It makes powershell display extra information when I'm inside a Git repo ...
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Retrieve ssh key from github

I had ssh key at github.com in my account. Now i reinstall my operating system, how can i retrieve my old ssh key from github and put it into /home/user/.ssh/id_rsa? Thank you.
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Gitorious can not connect to Active Directory (authentication.yml)

I have set up Gitorious. With the local database, everything worked fine. All my log and configurationfiles are included. The problem is when I want to visit gitorious.localdomain when I have ...
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Is there an extension that previews markdown instantly?

In vim, there is a plugin called vim-instant-markdown that displays markdown output; and it supports GFM! In emacs, I know there is a markdown-mode that can be used when we write markdown, and we can ...
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Restoring the Windows Github Powershell shortcut

I have Github for Windows installed (Win7 x64). It also came with a handy shortcut that allowed launching a Git-optimized Powershell instance (which also displayed information such as the git file ...
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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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git push to github via cron on mac

I'm trying to use git push in a bash script being run by crontab to push a commit to github. At the end of the script I'm doing this: # script processes some files, then: git add -A git commit -a -m ...
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GitHub for Windows not showing repo owner

This morning I woke up and all of my repos in GitHub for Windows had become unindexed. Tools > Options > Scan for repositories added all of them back to the list, but now only the name of the repos ...
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issue installing git on redhat 5.6

I get the following error when run: It is somehow missing the perl dependencies, I am not sure do I need to update the perl or remove something as a workaround! yum install git Loaded plugins: ...
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Github, Puttygen, & Pageant: Permission Denied (publickey)

I'm using msysgit on Windows 7 as well as the PuTTY suite. I opened Puttygen and clicked the "Generate" button. I moved my cursor around to "generate some randomness". After the key was created, I ...
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Clone GitHub Repo Without Account?

I'm putting together some documentation and don't have access to a non-configured machine to just test this myself, but I'm curious if you need a github account to clone a repo from github to a local ...
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How do I convert an hg repository to git?

I found an open-source project which is available via hg only. Now I want to put it onto GitHub, with my own changes alongside the previous commit history. Hg-git allows you to use git commands to ...
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Network Unreachable when cloning Github Repository?

When I try to clone my repository on my OVH server, I get the following message: github.com[0: 207.97.227.239]: errno=Network is unreachable How could I solve this? I am using Windows 7, it is a ...
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Firefox displays weird encoding icons on websites like GitHub

On Mozilla Firefox (on GNU/Linux) with default font and UTF-8 encoding, I am seeing some websites, such as GitHub, display weird characters across the page. Under a different browser, such as ...
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How can I recover a github wiki page after changing its name to begin with an underscore?

The title pretty much covers it. I renamed a page in a repository's wiki so it started with an underscore and it disappeared from the "Pages" list.
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Gist vs repository on GitHub [closed]

Say you have a couple of projects that you want to host on GitHub, and they're all pretty small (i.e. each one is a single bash script with less than 100 lines). Even though they're relatively small, ...
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Git executable for IntelliJ on Windows 8

I'm running Windows 8 and for proper IntelliJ 12.0.3 configuration I need to give IDE information where it's able to localise the GitHub executable. Since I'm new to the Windows 8 platform, I tired ...
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Can I delete my fork before the pull request gets accepted?

I made a fork of a project on github, did a small correction and submitted a pull request. However, from every pull request “in line”, I can see that this developer will take a long time before ...
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Passwordless connection to GitHub without EVER needing to enter a password

I cannot figure out how to connect to GitHub from my server (e.g., git pull) without ever needing to enter my password. I have followed all the passwordless setup steps as mentioned in this superuser ...
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How do I push to GitHub https repos using my ssh key?

I can push to git@github.com:wting/repo.git links without a password prompt since it's using my ssh-agent. However when I push to https://github.com/wting/repo.git it always asks for username and ...
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How to push to github from a server account with multiple users?

We have a web server which contains a web application stored as a github project. Now all of us can push from our local machines to github and then pull from the web server. Sometimes we want to make ...
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How to restore local folder contents after first git clone

I started a new github repository online, and cloned it to my computer. I accidentally cloned it to an existing folder, and thus all existing files were deleted and replaced with the files from my ...
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MD5 for Git's git-credential-osxkeychain executable? [closed]

I'm setting up a GitHub account and have downloaded Git's credential-osxkeychain executable via the Password Caching section of GitHub's instructions. But... I am paranoid enough to look for some ...
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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 to repo while command line tools can

I have my git repos hosted on a server using Gitolite. I can access them using SSH like this and it works from Mac OS X/Linux: git clone git@example.net On a Windows 8 Box I now have installed ...
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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 ...