Tortoisegit is an open-source shell extension for mysysgit, a powerful distributed Source Code Management tool. Tortoisegit provides version control and context menus (commit dialog, compare dialog, log dialog), bug tracking and other services for mysysgit.

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How to get current branch name in TortoiseGit?

What is the quickest way to copy current branch name to clipboard? What I usually do is this: Open the log. Click branch name in the left upper corner of the window Then F2 to edit this name Ctrl+C ...
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GIT via OpenSSH in Powershell is fine, so why can't I connect in plain cmd console?

when I run ssh user@servername01 ...under powershell it connects without a problem, however when I run the same command under a standard cmd prompt I am prompted for a password (no password is set ...
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Which version of Git to use with Windows

I wish to install Git on Windows 7. There appears to be two versions. I will be using it in conjunction with Tortoise Git. http://msysgit.github.io/ http://git-scm.com/downloads An answer on ...
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TortoiseGit Resizing “Log Messages” columns

When viewing log messages in TortoiseGit is there anyway to resize the columns for the individual changed files. They don't seem to be dragable, only use half the window width, and as such doesn't ...
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Have a non-navigator program pass a SSL token connection

I'm installing a new workflow at my workplace and having some trouble to put solutions in place. We have a company VPN but don't want to have our subcontractors machine access to it. We would like to ...
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Git for Cygwin and file permissions

Why does git for Cygwin always get confused with file permissions? The file didn't change. TortoiseGIT doesn't think it is modified. DOS Git doesn't think it's modified. $ git diff README.md diff ...
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Why does cross-platform GIT repository take so long?

So, I have a GIT repository (a fairly large one at that) which I access both from Windows, using TortoiseGit and linux using the standard GIT package. But whenever I switch from one OS to the other, ...
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Why can't I install Git for Windows with OpenSSH?

Whenever I try to install Git for Windows, using the installer downloaded from here, the installation seemingly skips the step where I configure my Secure Shell client for Git. Normally during ...
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TortoiseGit hiding commit popup

I know an easy question but couldn't find the answer with Googling. I use Tortoisegit 1.8.3, when I make a commit from Right mouse Context menu classical menu opens. When I click Commit a popup ...
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TortoiseGit - right click on file to commit just that file?

TortoiseGit uses a [Windows Explorer] context-menu "Git commit -> master" to commit changes. Is it possible to configure this so that by default it only commits the file you right-clicked on (when ...
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How to install tortoisegit

How to install tortoisegit without admin rights ?
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TortoiseGIT and sftp

I have a server which I can't modify/install anything on that. the only way that server gives me is to use sftp protocol to connect to the server and modify the files. I have access to the server ...
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Why does TortoisePlink.exe show “No supported authentication methods available” where plink.exe works fine?

I have both TortoiseHg 2.3 64 bit and TortoiseGit 1.7.7 64 bit installed on Vista 64 bit. Both TortoiseHg (ssh = "C:\Program Files\TortoiseHg\TortoisePlink.exe" -ssh -2 -C -batch entry in ...
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Can't kill process TGitCache.exe

Sometimes, I suspect when I open a music folder during the right moon phase and during a leap microsecond, this process crashes and pops up an error reporting dialogue. I decline to report the error, ...
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How can I download android source code with TortoiseGit

How can I download android source code with TortoiseGit? Here it is explained using Repo but I use TortoiseGit. EDIT1 @heavyd, If I do that I get this error(and my local folder is deleted!). I also ...
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cygwin git status and tortoise git commit show different changes

On my Win7 Pro 64-bit machine I have TortoiseGit and cygwin with git. If I try to find the pending changes I do get different results from cygwin and TortoiseGit. I'm sure the result of cygwin git is ...
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How to continue cloning a Git repository that the download was stopped?

I was cloning a Git repository when suddenly my internet connection failed. So the download was stopped and about 50% of total files was downloaded. However I cannot continue the download. If I try ...
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Can't Install msysgit/tortoisegit

I ran msysGit-netinstall-1.7.0.2-preview20100407-2.exe.   (http://code.google.com/p/msysgit/downloads/list) Then I ran TortoiseGit-1.4.4.0-64bit.msi. ...
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Commit vs push and stash in git

I want to learn a little about git. I know a decent amount of svn so i understood the tortoiseGit interface. What i don't understand is the pull VS fetch and the push. What is the difference between ...
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Why is tortoise-git changing my file permissions?

I switch between using tortoise git and cmd line git on cygwin very frequently, and lately I've noticed that when I git status via cygwin and no changes are found, then I go to use tortoise git, and ...
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How to convert TortoiseSVN to TortoiseGit

I am currently using TortoiseSVN for version control. I want to convert to Git so I though TortoiseGit would be the easiest move. How do I convert my repository to a Git one while preserving all ...