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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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Crouton X Server Error during Ubuntu launch using a Hisense Chromebook

I am trying to install Ubuntu using crouton on a Hisense Chromebook. The installation appears to go smoothly, but when I attempt to launch ubuntu using: sudo startxfce4 I get the following error in ...
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How to load config file via git?

I suspect this is a silly question, but I haven't been able to find an answer online. I'm trying to load a config file in git, but the file is not in one of the default storage locations. So I tried ...
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Find when github user last contributed to repo

Is that possible? Is there a quick way to figure out when a user on github last contributed to a specific repository (either code or comments).
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Does granting access to external services expose my privately available repos?

I have a github account. I have a few public repos, and I am also part of an organization which has private ones. Suppose I subscribe (or was already subscribed) to a service like gitbooks.io, or ...
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How can I download private repo from github?

What I want to do is to download private repository archive from GitHub, extract it, remove archive file and copy some directories that are inside downloaded project. I tried to use wget but I cannot ...
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“Files changed” on Github show different code in grey than currently in repository

I am looking into this commit on Github, and I am curious as to why the supposedly unchanged text in grey in the "Files changed" pane is different from the content in the branch that the commit is ...
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Find commit that first added a particular line of code on Github

I would like to find the commit that added the following lines of code to solver.cpp for the deep learning library caffe, which is hosted on Github. I am not a contributor or have any special ...
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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 do my tabs in Sublime Text appear so far off in Github?

In my Sublime Text settings I have: "translate_tabs_to_spaces": true And in the editor my code looks beautiful like so (all tabs): However in GitHub the tabbing turns out terrible: If I use 4 ...
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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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Is it possible to display the README.md content before the directory index on github? [migrated]

When github displays the content of a directory, it first shows an index of the files in the directory and then, if available, the content of an optional README.md file. This of course means that one ...
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How to handle Pull Request with 1 file that will always conflict?

I always run into this, lucky I'm the only dev on the frontend of this project. I have a branch (beta) and make commits there, after awhile I'm ready to merge into (master). If I go to Github and ...
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All js files of a parent folder gone missing on Windows 7

My folder Projects having multiple projects, is being messed by something. Tl;dr version: For some unknown reason, all of my javascript files contained in sub-directories of Projects dir, are gone. ...
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How can I delete old commits in Github via terminal?

I have a repository. How can I delete my old commits via terminal? My SSH key is uploaded. (I'm using github pages, that's why version tracking is not important, don't want to waste Github's ...
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Can I delete my fork before the pull request gets accepted? [closed]

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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Sourcetree interactive rebase giving a commit prompt instead of selecting commits

There is this nice feature in Sourcetree about the interactive rebase https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SF3IO_m9jdY Probably things changed in Sourcetree 2.0.x When doing the same thing, I'm always ...
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How do I automate git pulls from a private repository using Github's hooks?

I'm sure there's plenty of similar questions to this, but mine's a little more specific. I have a server used for testing, and the site owner wants it to automatically update itself when someone ...
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Unable to access github, getting ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR error

When I access github.com from my office I am getting this error on https://assets-cdn.github.com, SSL connection error ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR Unable to make a secure connection to the server. This ...
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Can not clone any git repository from github

Since the update to OS X 10.9.2 I am not able to clone any git repository from github.com If I run the git clone command I get the following error: git clone ...
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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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How can I find the github file(s) I need to build this OS X Mail.app extension?

I downloaded the latest zip of GMailinator and was able to enable Mail.app plugins and put the plugin in the right place. However, upon restarting Mail, Mail disabled the plugin saying it was not ...
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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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Installing Github on Windows

I downloaded GitHub for Windows and I tried to install it. The installation wais interrupted with the message: windows application validation did not succeed unable to continue. How can I get ...
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How to use github via HTTPS?

I'm trying with this to create a simple static HTML website using github. I already created a repository named: "GITHUBUSERNAMEANDREPO". #!/bin/bash git config --global user.name ...
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Generate table of contents with links for GitHub markdown with pandoc

How to generate table of contents with links for GitHub markdown with pandoc? I tried pandoc -f markdown_github --toc -s -S README.md -o new.md It does create a table of contents but it has no link ...
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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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GitHub for Windows: commit size

When committing in GitHub for Windows, is there any way to see the total size of the files that are being committed? I am aware that we can see the repository size on the GitHub website.
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posh-git not reading my profile

I'm using posh-git (part of Github for Windows). I want to set a custom prompt as in this question. However, posh-git is not reading my profile file. I have tried: Running PowerShell as ...
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Under Mac OS X, can I choose to use the Wireless connection for some specific traffic and the Wired connection for the rest?

Background: I am currently using Mac OS X Mavericks in a professional network where there is a difference in access between the Ethernet and WiFi networks. Specific to my case, when using the WiFi ...
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npm install not working since update to mavericks

So I updated to Mavericks and had to reinstall node. i cloned a repo from github that has some private dependencies: devDependencies: { "something": ...
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Which is the best and simplest Windows Subversion client I can install to get the Google Client Library for PHP?

My operating system is Windows 7. The google-api-php-client is made available on GitHub, and can be downloaded with Subversion. The documentation provides the exact command line command to download ...
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Adding all files listed as to commit in the gitignore file at once in GitHub for Windows

When committing in GitHub for Windows, is there any way to add all files listed as to commit in the .gitignore file at once?
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Github integration with git command line

In Vundle for vim, plugins are added with the following syntax: Plugin 'user/repo' This works for any github repository, and it makes for a very concise .vimrc. My question is, is it possible to ...
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Using atom as text editor for Github for Windows

small question, I use atom text editor, today I installed Github for windows. Since all my commits messages triggered notepad.exe, I used the following line to change my global editor: git config ...
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Storing code in hosted servers

I am developing a web app project. I want to store the repository in a single place. As of now I have a Godaddy account which is like a shared hosting. Is it safer to store my webservices and code in ...
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Github for Mac installs a webserver, “github conduit.” Is that a security risk?

Github for Mac is a helpful app provided for free by the people at Github.com. It’s an Mac OS X GUI for simple operations with git, and works quite well. It turns out that when I visit a repo on ...
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Github lets me commit as another user

I'm learning how to use Git, and I've noticed that there's no control over the user.name and user.email when commiting. For example, I'm inside my repository. I can change my local config, $ git ...
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How to use SSH key to commit as collaborator on GitHub?

I'm a collaborator on a private Github repo (owned by someone else), and although I have added an SSH key to my own GitHub account which allows me to authenticate when accessing my own repositories, ...
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GitHub windows 7 sh.exe has stopped working

Every time I run an operation from the command line for GitHub for windows I get a popup that says sh.exe has stopped working. The UI seems to work correctly. The command line is using the sh.exe that ...
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How to make a github commit be authored by “unknown”/“unrecognized author”?

For fun I'm trying to create an awful git command called "git shove" that basically does this: git add -A git commit -a -m "git shoved" git push --force I would like it also so that the author is ...
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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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Can i repo initialize multiple source code branches in one directory?

repo is a tool that manages download of android source code from github. To download a branch (say b1) source code, we do,, repo init -u url -b b1 I want to download multiple branches (gingerbread, ...
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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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I cannot reach the website www.github.com

Whatever i tried to open github . com in my browser (tried with chrome and firefox), i failed to load web site i can reach every other web addresses except github . com i cannot take projec source ...
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Is there a way to edit a commit message in github?

Is there a way to edit a commit message after committing and pushing to github? I see that there is a 'add a note' as well as inline commenting, but no actual editing of a commit message. There is ...
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ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH when opening Github

I am getting ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH error when opening github (specifically https://github.com/). Is something wrong with the server or is my browser set up incorrectly? I have chrome 38 ...
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Why doesn't github accept a GnuTLS generated public RSA key?

Using GnuTLS, I generated a private key with: certtool --generate-privkey --rsa --null-password --sec-param=normal --outfile=keys\github.asc Then retrieved the public key: certtool --pubkey-info ...
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generate an ssh key for all users

I want to generate a ssh key on a virtual server that will be in use for all users. I did created a key for myself ssh-keygen -t rsa -C "my@gamil.com" but it's under my user only. is there a ...
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Git not remembering password

I made a Github repo to manage my dotfiles and figure I should test it. So, I deleted the repo, did git clone REPO and thought it would work. Now, however, if I go into REPO's directory and try to ...