Version-control software allows you to keep several versions of a file. Each time the file is changed, a new version is created. Older versions can be retrieved. Related files can be grouped together. Multiple people can edit the same files and their changes can be merged together.

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Get git-repository commit into different git-repository branch

Consider the following setup: One Repository1 sits on Bitbucket. A local working copy is situated on my machine. I change files locally, commit and push to Repository1. Changes in Repository1 (on ...
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Monit vs Source Control: permission problems

I'm trying to be good. That's my big mistake. I'm being good by having process monitoring: I have monit watching some key processes, and restarting them if they fail. I'm being good by not running ...
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How to keep a clone of GIT updated?

I have created a GIT clone on my backup NAS: git clone --bare //NAS/GIT/TexRepo //backupnas/backup/GIT/TexRepo.git Now, continuing to work on the regular repository, what is the best way, practice ...
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how do I source control my color profiles? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to keep my OSX settings under version-control ? I switch between a bunch of Mac and Linux machines at work/home. On my Personal Mac, I have setup TextMate, iTerm, ...
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Git SVN rebase to tags only

I'm extending an open source project with additional functionality. So I'll be basing my code on the released version of the source code. The open source project uses SVN and I uses Git. How would I ...
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check file revision through http only

If an svn repository is exposed through, say, http://svn to users, and there's a file called script.sh, is there a way one can get the latest revision number of script.sh just through http access? ...
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Adding “manually versioned” project to git repository

Back before I had heard of the wonders of version control, I kept projects in folders like "project x 1.0", "project x 1.1", "project x 1.2", etc. There's tons of redundancy in this approach, so I'd ...
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Version control support in Microsoft Word 2007

When I am about to edit a Microsoft Word document, I can do undo and redo. If I close that document, undo and redo will not be available anymore. If and how does Microsoft Word support SVN or any type ...
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Can I share a link for downloading a specific file in my public GitHub repository?

Just like the question says... I am looking for a free version control system that allows me to share individual scripts out of a larger project. So, can GitHub or BitBucket do something like this? ...
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How do you backup your localhost?

I have method to backup my work on localhost based on week basis. I use multipe dos command and save in on a bat file. I use command such as copy and xcopy and save my localhost to another place. ...
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Free versioning server

I know services like GitHub and BitBucket, but I need even a little but private space to do versioning (doesn't really matters if it's git, hg or svn). Years ago I subscribed to a service that gave me ...
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putting blog posts under version control

Is there any way to version control blog posts? I don't mind running subversion on my server, but I want my buddies to make changes to what I write and commit to svn, then update the blog post. Has ...
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Telling Versions.app to ignore certain svn files/folders

I'm using Versions & Beanstalk for svn. My app has some log files stored within a subfolder - how can I tell Versions to skip these when committing? I know it has something to do with svn:ignore, ...
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Google Chrome Downgrade

I want to Downgrade my Google chrome version 37 to chrome version 35 for some purposes. I've been disabling the Google Update Services from services.msc and downloaded a stand alone versions but its ...
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How can I reliably synch local source files with a remote?

I'm developing locally on a mac running MAMP and BBEdit. I'm currently using Transmit to synch files by (S)FTP. I like the software and it has a "synch" feature to compare local files to remote either ...
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Organizing SVN Branches with TortoiseSVN

How do I organize branches in the SVN system? I'm using TortoiseSVN since I use Windows. Currently I have this kind of file/directory structure. I'm somewhat getting used to managing numbered ...
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using git for media libraries

Rationale: I want to manage libraries of media files (music, images) using git, there is git-annex but it requires haskel platform - but they do not play together well (also it's quite to big ...
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Version Control for Eclipse that's like Xcode 4's version control?

I really enjoy Xcode 4's version control with git. It's all very simple and intuitive and enables me to be extremely productive. If I modify a file, a little 'M' pops up next to the file and all I ...
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Folder backups and revisions

I'm creating a database program for drawings, but I am looking for a program that helps me to control the revisions and users of the documents. For example, if one of my draftsmen has to make a ...
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SVN Multiple Commands single revision

I want to do something like svn add dir1 dir2; svn ci dir1 dir2 but have it be only 1 revision. Is there a way to do this? P.S. Is this the correct way to add new folders (with contents) to the ...
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How to relocate our source code from Vista running VisualSVN Server to Windows 7 running VisualSVN Server?

I have been using VisualSVN Server without any problem on Vista. When it is time to change everything to Windows 7, I wonder what's the best way to do that? Is it best to "check in" all the code ...
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Compare dialog does not show differences

In Eclipse, my Compare dialog does not show differences between files, if I compare two folders or revisions. For example the text file ant (without an extension) is not compared well. There are no ...
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version control of for PDFs with annotations

I have a a lot of important PDF files. The only way I modify them is add/remove annotations. Is there an efficient way to have version control for such files. I can perhaps use standard tools like ...
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How best to backup My Documents (maybe with Git?) [closed]

I would like a good process to backup My Documents on my hard drive periodically to an external hard drive or repository. I want to have a snap shot at each backup period, and don't want to waste ...
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updating a macports installed program to the most recent revision

I general use macports to manage as much as I can---emacs, for example. Just now a fix was implemented in emacs for a bug that's been bothering me. Is it possible to incorporate the most recent ...
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Configure Git to use Beyond Compare for image diff

Because we work with a number of sprites, the kind of specialised diff views provided by Beyond Compare would be ideal to see which one of 2 versions I'm after when conflicts arise. I've already ...
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Install Mercurial 1.9.1 (isapi) on win2k3

I have been trying to get Mercurial installed on my 32bit 2003 server and i have been running into some issues. i have followed these instructions (which is the most current that i can find) with the ...
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How can I know the list of files added to an SVN branch?

I need to find out all the files that were added to a given branch starting from a certain revision number. What command should I use ? I have access to grep, etc. I'm looking for a command-line ...
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Where are the PHP 5.2.4 Source Files?

I would like to get the source files for PHP 5.2.4. Where are they? I would think php.net but I could not find them on the web. I tried using Tortoise/SVN to connect to the php.net repository but ...
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Clearcase Woes with Windows 7

I am using clearcase as my versioning system. I have problems with the mapped views. My project contains few components which are required to be registered using admin privliges. On booting up, the ...
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version control for open office

I know open office files are just zip of text (plus images), so I'm temped to use my favorite version control system to version them, but I'll need some hooks to zip/unzip etc. Somebody must have ...
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TortoiseHg; How to Connect to Server?

I'm starting a project with another partner of mine and have therefore resorted to using the Student Package from Kiln as a repository. I would like to get the bloody thing to work. I've looked at ...
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Is there a proper way to 'sync' branches and keep them separate?

So I created a new branch from master and eventually merge the changes back, only some changes seemed to merge and it would seem I merged in one direction. Eventually I just decided to be sure master ...
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How to push changes from a live deployment web server back to the git repository

I'm working in an environment where the developers work directly with script and image files on the live deployment web server. This is scary and has caused a few, though so far surprisingly few, ...
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Tortoise CVS merge branches

I have two branches DEVELOPPEMENT and DEVELOPPEMENT2. I would like to merge DEVELOPPEMENT and DEVELOPPEMENT2 into a same branch but not in the HEAD yet. How to do it with the Tortoise HMI? I ...
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How do I remove a component in RTC

Under "My Repository Workspaces > Components" I have several components that I want to remove. I am the owner but I don't have any option to delete them. I have no workspaces created either. How do ...
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Make all changes by a user reversible on linux

Is it possible to safe all changes a user does in his home directory? The idea is to be able to recover a home directory if a file is deleted or overwritten. My problem is having an old family member ...
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Using Mercurial in Emacs

It seems that there are a lot of different ways to work with Mercurial from within Emacs. (In case it matters, I'm using Emacs 24.1.1 and Mercurial 2.5.2 on Ubuntu 12.10.) I have found the following ...
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Workflow for using version control with automated backup/sync

I am currently working on several different projects. I use Mercurial for version control (through BitBucket) and SpiderOak for automated backup. I work on two machines, a desktop at home and a ...
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Git differences between OSX and Linux

This has been driving me somewhat insane but I can't find any information on it. I have both Mac and a Linux (Ubuntu) machines. I work on both but I'm finding Git is behaving very differently during ...
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Set a document version on Sharepoint

Currently we are transferring our documents from a simple shared folder to an enterprise scale document management system (a.k.a. Sharepoint :) ) These documents have been living in that shared ...
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File sync and version control on LAN with a Drobo?

I work in a office with another video producer and we have a networked Drobo. Currently we are using Backuplist+ to sync files to a common folder between our Mac Pro's. Works fine, but it's hard to ...
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Excel with Version Control - Best way to merge excel files?

What is the best way to allow multiple users to edit the same excel file and later merge the files together with conflict resolution?
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Is there a savepoint like feature in Unix based Operating System?

I'm interested in knowing if things like File system structure creation/modification Execution of commands like adduser Changes made between specific duration start/end datetime can be reversed, ...
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Graphics asset management software

I work in a design studio and need some software to manage graphic resources. We coders are pretty happy with git but I need something more user friendly for designers. Preferrably something with Mac ...
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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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Git pull/fetch doesn't seem to work

I am using git over hamachi vpn and am able to clone the remote repository. However, git pull/fetch fails after hanging for a long time. The error message displayed is: Write failed: Broken pipe ...
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Versionable text spreadsheet format, ideally with GUI editor

I'm looking for a spreadsheet format that whose diffs won't look insane if I version it. Ideally this would have a decent editor to go with it (GUI preferably), and should be available ...
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Avoid “The source conrol provider associated… could not be found” message in SSMS

Every time I open my *.ssmssqlproj in SSMS i get the message: The source control provider associated with this solution could not be found. The projects will be treated as not under source ...
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Is there any git “for humans”? [closed]

A few non-technical friends have expressed interest in many of the cool abilities of git (the version control and rollbacks, not the offsite duplication), but definitely don't want to deal with git-* ...