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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How best to backup My Documents (maybe with Git?)

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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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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Connect Dreamweaver with bitbucket

How can I connect bitbucket reposiory with Dreamweaver SVN? I am getting below error while I am trying to test my connection. Note: bitbucket can be accessed via SVN.
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Git doesn't observe new exceptions in .gitignore

[NOTE: This is not the usual "Git still tracks files I just added to .gitignore!" problem. This is the opposite of that.] I have a website's full directory structure in a Git repository. The CMS I ...
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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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How to automatic add file names in git commit message?

When I am writing a commit, I usually have the format: filename: add something I want commit to automatically add filename into the commit message, is that possible? I know about commit templates, ...
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Tortoise CVS icons not visible in Win 7 x64

I'm running Tortoise CVS 1.10.10 (with CVS NT 2.5.03) on Win 7 x64, and my folder overlay icons won't appear. I don't remember when this happened, however I've a colleague running the same setup ...
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How to split branches on a mercurial repository to make other repositories using HG commands?

For example, I have the following history on my HG repository (i.e. I created a branch on rev. 80), named "Project X": Project X Workbench: ...
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Using git with certificate in PHPStorm

When using PHPStorm, I want to integrate git in my project, but I can't seem to find the option where you specify the private putty key for the current project.. Any ideas?
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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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How to version large binary files?

I run Windows XP inside a virtual machine for some tasks. I attempted to use git to version the image for virtual box; however, it is about 6GB after all the service packs. I only have 6GB of ram ...
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How do I connect Dreamweawer cs6 to Bit Bucket Repository

I have a git repository in Bit Bucket and I would like to configure version control in Dreamweaver cs6. How do I do it? PS: Im a newbie to git.
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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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Version control system for projects involving mixed content [closed]

My question: is there a reliable and simple version control system/mechanism/platform/... for projects with content that is effectively monolithic, opaque stuff? Most of the projects I work on ...
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Can I use version control (mercurial) with files distributed in different directories?

I want to keep track of files I create when taking notes (mostly text files). I am working with a Notebook in a corporate environment on Windows 7. At this time, I have one directory for such files ...
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Git Extensions takes over 1.5 minutes to show a diff of a merge commit due to the diff with parent feature

Git Extensions diff is slow when looking at the diff of a merge commit between two branches that have significantly diverged due to the diff with parent being shown. The diff with parent was added a ...
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Conceal part of a git repository on the remote location

As I am beginning designing my own teaching material, I naturally started using git to keep track of changes and prevent unrecoverable data loss. So I have set up a big git repository with everything ...
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backup / version control hybrid scheme

Any suggestions for how to implement something that's about halfway between version control and a backup system? Specifics: I've been playing around with git and mercurial, and discovering that ...
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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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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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Pulling changes into remote tracking feature branch while keeping simple branching workflow

We're a team of a couple of developers that have our master branch and develop features in feature branches. We branch release branches of master when we release. All bug fixes are made in master and ...
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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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Encrypt files before sending them to Cloud

Recently I switched to GIT along and picked bitbucket to host my code. Now with all the snowden scandal, I decided to review my choices. I really don't want to host my data on my own server, I'd ...
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Why is hg fetch an unloved extension? [closed]

Mercurial's fetch extenson conveniently pulls and merges from a remote repository. Recently, this feature has been deprecated by the developers. They suggest to avoid it. What would be a convenient ...
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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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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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bitbucket on my own server

I want to have something like bitbucket.org or github (but for mercurial!) on my VDS. I don't need full functionality, but I need it being able to serve repositories, accept changes (with auth!) and ...
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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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Rebasing a branch which is public

I'm failing to understand how to use git-rebase, and I consider the following example. Let's start a repository in ~/tmp/repo: $ git init Then add a file foo $ echo "hello world" > foo which ...
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Update the remote of a git branch after name changing

Consider the following situation. A remote repository has two branches master and b1. In addition it has two clones repo1 and repo2 and both have b1 checked out. At some point, in repo1 the name of b1 ...
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How should i separate branches for live project in git

Initially i was in a team where we have one project and all other have separate bracnhes. I didn't knew much git but picked up in small time just doing basic things. Now all other members have moved ...
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How to prevent Excel from modifying the file on exit?

Whenever I open an Excel file and then close it without changing anything, the Excel would modify the file without asking a permission or giving any kind of warning. It modifies just 4 bytes at offset ...
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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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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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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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Emacs VC: How to merge a specific revision from another branch?

Using Emacs and VC and Subversion, how would I merge a specific revision from another branch into the current branch? That is, I would like to do the equivalent of svn merge -c1234 ...
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Can you reliably apply 3-way-merges to Office Documents?

I'm looking for a fully reliable, automatically invocable way to merge document changes. Since Microsoft put yet another version of its Office suite on the market this year, there might be a chance ...
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self-service subversion account creation solution

I am managing a svn server. I need to create user account every time a new user request. Is there a solution front end that user can create the account in a self-service manner? I believe svn can ...
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Automatically update working copy from SVN repository

A coworker and I are looking for a way to automatically update our working copies of a SVN repo we work on. I realize this isn't something a lot of people would be interested in but I was just ...
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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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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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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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Any text editor with version control online [closed]

I have a text file on my desktop which gets synced with Dropbox. Are there any services like Dropbox which have a version control system so that I can see the history of all changes made, not just ...
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Which Version of Microsoft Word created a given document?

I'm starting to get multiple MS Word documents sent to me, and I'd like to detect what version of MS word created, or last saved, each doc. Is there some tool for that?   Or, can I determine such ...
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GIT merge master into a branch

I have been developing a new feature on a new branch, on the side I have committed quite a few changes on my master branch. I would like to know if it's possible to merge the master branch in my new ...
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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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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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keeping all versions of a directory

I am looking for a tool that can give me a timeline of all changes that where applied to the files in a given directory, together with the contents of all files at any given point. This cannot be ...
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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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Version control, Visual Studio and CodePlex

Maybe it's stupid question, but how to upload Visual Studio project to CodePlex.com? Only what I did is that I installed git plugin for VS. I'm searching in google, but cannot find simple tutorial ...