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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What is a good choice of version control software for photography?

I have a large and growing collection of photos. I would like to use version control software to give me "rewind" functionality - typically so I can go back and see the original of an edited image. I ...
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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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project management beyond CVS

CVS is great when you have a simple, self-contained project, but what is the next step up the hierarchy? I have a lot of individual projects under CVS, but any realistic project has tendrils and ...
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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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How to display SVN revision on front page of multi-file LaTeX document?

I am writing a large LaTeX document, and I would like to display the current SVN revision number on the title page. The problem is that the LaTeX document is split into several files root.tex, ...
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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 set up CVS for group use?

I am completely new to CVS as well as linux terminal so please bear with me. I need to setup cvs so my group members (on other machines) can access the repository and do all the good CVS stuff. How ...
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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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Subversion: Document Control for Non-Programmers?

I work for a small company in the Mechanical Engineering sector. Nobody here knows a thing about coding or databasing except for myself, and I know little more than basic SQL, some C#, some VBA. I'm ...
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Git equivalent to hg update

I've used Mercurial for some time now, and am used to its workflow. Suddenly, I need to work with a Git repository, and I cannot make the install work from the head revision. In Mercurial I would ...
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SVN: Possible to have changes propagate to different versions of a file?

I've used the basic functionalities of SVN before to check in code and check it out. I've never touched branches and more complex stuff like that. Is it possible to use SVN so I can keep a master ...
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Export files to remote server using TortoiseSVN

I'm using TortoiseSVN to keep revisions of my code. When I commit changes, I take note of what files have changed and upload them to my server using FTP. Here's my workflow: Edit files on local ...
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Version control for Windows configuration

How can I put my Windows personal configuration under version control? Summary (details and examples follow): Personal configuration (e.g. desktop preferences), not system configuration (e.g. ...
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Best Backup Versioning Control Software? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What backup software for Windows? Are there any backup software that have versioning control on Windows?
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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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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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SVN Getting all revisions of a file

I have a moderate size repository (around 2500 versions) from a project I've been running in the past 3 years. There is a particular file (let's call it foo.xml) there which I now want to analyse its ...
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Mercurial says hgrc is untrusted in Emacs, but works fine from the command line

I've got some Mercurial checkouts in a directory that was mounted by root. Mercurial is usually suspicious of files that aren't mine, but I'm the only user here, so I put: [trusted] users = root ...
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Git on Windows - tutorial?

Does anyone know of a decent tutorial on how to set up Git on Windows? Which client do you prefer to use? Any that integrates with Visual Studio? How to use Git on windows? I am used to svn and ...
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Despite the fact that GIT does NOT store file deltas, can you still rollback to previous file versions (unlimited times?)

I've read that Git does not store file deltas. If this is true, how does it support file rollback to previous versions? If it's storing the entire file the repository space on disk must grow to be ...
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Git (Windows): Newbie: Can't commit new repository … “did not match any files(s) known to git”

I just installed Git on Windows XP Pro and I'm trying to apply it to my project. I'm trying git-ize a legacy directory structure: C:\src>git init C:\src>git add *.c C:\src>git commit -m ...
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Gitorious error message: Agent admitted failure to sign using the key

Trying out gitorious I hit a road-block in the form of this error message: Agent admitted failure to sign using the key. Permission denied (publickey). fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly ...
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Applications with Time Machine integration

Is there a list of Mac applications that integrate with Time Machine? I think iPhoto has a somewhat hidden feature that allows you to browse previous versions of its library. What else is out there? ...
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Does Microsoft Office 2010 have version control?

Does Microsoft Office 2010 have version control? In other words, does it automatically save old versions of files?
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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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Cannot find path to opendiff error

N00b here, needing to know how to find out if I have opendiff installed. If I don't, how do I install it?
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How do you compare multiple folders with same files to find all different versions of the same file?

I've got 700+ folders with the same set of 200+ classic asp files (basically text files) in each folder. Over the years various people have made minor changes inside these asp files. I need an utility ...
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Which Revision Control Software to use for Personal Dropbox?

I want to set up a sync repositiory that would be similar to Dropbox. Goals/Requirements: Free (Open Source very preferable) Linux host (probably Ubuntu) Windows/Mac/Linux clients Potential for ...
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Subversion: How to compare differences between incoming changes?

I would like to see the changes that my co-workers have made before I accept the incoming changes. So I start by getting the status svn st -u ...which tells me that I've got an incoming change ...
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Use SVN/GIT for Software Versioning history? Or something else?

I'm currently working on implementing a versioning infrastructure for our in-business applications. You know, V1.1, 1.2 etc for our apps. What I would like to do is have a simple setup of recording ...
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Backing up my xcode projects

What is the best way of ensuring my xcode projects are backed up. I am new to Mac and I see there is a timemachine programme, but isn't that for all files? I just want to make sure my xcode files ...
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Choice and setup of version control

Anyone? This question may also have been better on SO. So anyone for with the ability to do so, please feel free to bump it over. I am about to set up an new laptop and in the process transition ...
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checking out a portion of a git repository

How can I check out just a portion of a Git repository? I have a repository that has several modules, and I only want one of the modules installed on a particular site. In Subversion, I'd do svn ...
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Subclipse - How to mark a major revision?

How does one go about marking a major revision using the Subclipse plugin? I'd like to mark a project at the end of an iteration such that it's possible to revert if necessary without going through ...
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Converting Mercurial Repository To Sub Version (SVN)

This may seem like a very strange situation. Initially we were using subversion (SVN) for version control... then we moved to mercurial and used a tool to convert our previous commits to a mercurial ...
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Which version control should I use for my configuration files?

I want to store some of my configuration files (~/.emacs.d/, .Xdefaults, etc. linux $HOME stuff) in version control so I can easily sync them with my notebook/workplace and see my past changes and ...
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Add a parent directory to a git repositoy

I have created a git repository for the C implementation of a program. I am about to add a Matlab implementation and I would like to have a single repository with two subdirectories: one for the C ...
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Version control with no server installation

I have ssh access to many servers where I have no root privileges. Do you know of any version control utility that can work with remote ssh repositories whichout installing anything on the remote ...
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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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Running Subversion on Windows sans Apache?

We're stuck with a Windows IIS 6 server at the moment. We'd really like to get a decent OS version control system set up for it. Can Subversion run without Apache? Most documentation that I've come ...
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How to track $HOME with git

I would like to track my $HOME dir with git. I've got many other git repos in other subdirs (eg $HOME/projects/repo_1 and so on), which shouldn't be tracked, since they already are. I have found ...
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What is it that automatically checks configuration changes (such as those in /etc) into Git?

I remember reading on the Ubuntu forums some time ago about a program to automatically check configuration changes into version control for you. It was (of course) not Ubuntu-specific. I'm pretty ...
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Bazaar merge identical files

I have two Bazaar (bzr) repositories that have very similar content. I'm trying to identify the differences and incrementally synchronize. My current strategy is to bzr add files to both repos and ...
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Tracking history in excel

there is any possibility to track changes in Excel XP? With time, content and name of editor? Excel is running under just one windows account so system of revisions cant handle name of editors. ...
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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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Tool that automatically keeps old versions of a file? Shadow Copy in Win7?

When I'm working with a Graphics App, I press CTRL+S a lot to Quicksave. Sometimes, I just went too far and made a bad decision, sometimes to the point Undo wouldn't help either. I would love to ...
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How can I allow individual developers to have their own space to create git repositories?

I have a server that is essentially a gitosis setup. I have a git user that has access to all the shared repositories. What I would like to do is have each developer be able to have their own "area" ...
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How do I stop Sophos anti virus from scanning directories that are under source control

From googling it seems its well known that SophosAV as well as other AV programs have issues with how they interact and can inhibit source control utilities like TortoiseHG or TortoiseSVN. One ...
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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 ...
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What is a good Version Control GUI Client for Linux?

I find there are too few for SVN, so I might switch to another. Right now I'm using RabbitVCS, an SVN nautilus integration. Very similar to tortoiseSVN but with bugs/beta/alpha feel. I need something ...