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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 ...
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Aptana 3 beta - Git user name/email set with no effect on push

I've recently been forced to switch from Ubuntu over to Windows XP for my university studies and have installed the Aptana Studio 3 beta which looks good. I set it up with portable Git and have set my ...
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How to do successive commits into github repository?

I already did my first commit into github. But now I have checked out the already committed repository using 'git clone <repo name>'. Now after updating my code I want to commit back the new ...
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Git SSH setup Permission denied (publickey)

I'm using a VWWare image of Ubuntu 8.04 and experiencing problems while setting up git access over SSH I get the following output debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey debug1: Next ...
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Add projects to gitbub with netbeans

Does anyone now how to add my projects from within netbeans (version 6.9.1.) To github? I can't find any information.
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How do I ensure Git doesn't ask me for my GitHub username and password?

I am working with a repo on GitHub and everytime I try to push something, it asks for my GitHub username and password. I don't want it doing that. I tried the instructions on setting your email in ...
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Public/private git clone url?

Ok, I know how to use git for the most part, but I've just recently been playing with some github stuff and noticed the public/private url. May I ask what that is about? I know may not be advanced ...
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What is an SSH key?

I signed up for github and notice the ssh key option which looked interesting. I originally expected something like an ssl key (name, co name, etc). After going through it i notice i only put a ...
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Setting up a git repository on a server

I read through the other git questions here but couldn't really follow whether they are trying to do the same thing as I am. So if you find any duplicates, please let me know. I have a central server ...
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Git - GitHub Repository Setup Viable?

I have a small team of developers and we have purchased a small private repository account. Essentially all we want to do is have this central repository store all of our source code and for each ...