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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Chrome on ubuntu 12.04 cannot render icons on github

I am using chrome, and when I browse github, instead of the icons I get either empty squares or a literal "fi" symbol. Firefox renders them properly. It's clear that these icons are not images but ...
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Git commit two project code as single project in the repository

I am new on git open source. Actually I have one android project i.e AllScan, SO I commit all the code in original master repository when I made the changes into the code. Now I have implemented new ...
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Github for Windows: An application for this deployment is already installed with a different application identity

Usually Github for Windows worked fine on my Windows 7, but today I always get this error: PLATFORM VERSION INFO Windows : 6.1.7600.0 (Win32NT) Common Language Runtime : ...
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Git Shell icon on WIndows 7 corrupt after update

after an update of GitHub for windows, the icon for "Git Shell" has got corrupt - it shows an icon for an "unknown file". The shortcut points to ...
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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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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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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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I get three related errors when trying to push a commit to github concerningproc/10/exe. What should I do?

When trying to commit to github I get these errors after I type the command $ git add . $ error: readlink("proc/10/exe"): No such file or directory $ error: unable to index file proc/10/exe $ ...
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Can't sync repositoy from GitHub Mac client

When I try to sync using the GitHub client for Mac, I get this message: Authentication Failed You may not have permission to access MyRepository. Check Preferences to make sure you’re still logged ...
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Can't get private GitHub repos to work with Vagrant/Puppet on Windows

I have a project and we use Vagrant for our development env. On Mac/Unix the provisioning works perfectly except in Windows, the problem is that forwarding agent doesn't work on windows and therefore, ...
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GitHub displaying boxes on chromium [Arch]

I am running google chromium on Arch Linux. When I go to GitHub, chromium displays little boxes instead of what is supposed to be there (Screencap: http://i.imgur.com/mta2wDD.png). GitHub displays ...
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Download zip/tar Github repository with .git metadata?

I need to download zip/tar Git repositories from Github and get not just the source but also the .git directory. I'm aware I could use git clone, but this is for an tool that runs on systems that may ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Github with Xcode changed username on Github and now can't push or add repo

I changed my github username (i know, stupid). Now I can't push. But I also can't add a repo in Xcode. I can commit locally though. I did git remote -vand it gave me my old repo url. How do I update ...
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Working with nested git repos in webstorm

I have a git project in web storm and cloned another git repo into it and a pop up came with unregistered cvs root which I ignored. Now I want to commit the directory with the inner git repo but I ...
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Can't click on uncommitted changes in github Gui

I'm not sure if this is a bug in github Gui or just I made some mistakes. It seems that if I clicked on any commit in unsynced changes then wanted to go back to uncommitted changes, it doesn't do ...
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how does ubuntu database work with regards to external ppa's and adding man pages for system wide plugins

Can someone give a brief explanation of how Ubuntu's database for packages works pls. I have recently added PPA's and a system wide Plugin/package from Github. can i update the database? and add man ...
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Error on “brew tap homebrew/science”: Could not resolve host: github.com

When I try to execute the following command: brew tap homebrew/science I get the following error: Cloning into '/usr/local/Library/Taps/homebrew-science'... fatal: unable to access ...
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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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Can I force 'git checkout' to compare to the remote branch by default?

I started working on a repo on Machine A, and pushed everything to github. Then I cloned it on Machine B, worked on it some more, and pushed everything to github. Just now I went back to Machine A, ...
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avg consumes all cpu when github running

I am running a Windows 8.1 machine, on which I have installed Github for managing my repositories, and AVG antivirus. I noticed there is some kind of conflict between these two, as AVG consumes all ...
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Use server git installation in GitHub for Windows

We are using Git as the version control for our website development. I work from a laptop, which is connected to the internal network via a WiFi connection. I've mapped the server drives as network ...
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GitHub project uploading error: error, failed to publish this branch

I am new to GitHub and until today I have used the Online file creater for GitHub. Now that I want to use the Windows GitHub version. I am not able to understand why it isn't working. I have created ...
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Tools to create a 'GitHub' style index page for files/folder on a fileserver?

My workplace doesn't have a document management system. People just throw files on a shared fileserver, where search doesn't really work. Trying to find information/files for a particular project by ...
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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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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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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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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 ...