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How can I find repos of my GitHub account repos from GitHub Desktop, once a local repo takes all the place in the app?

I started to use GitHub Desktop, and see some repositories from my GitHub account. Then, once I draw a local GitHub repo to the app, all those repos disappear and I am stuck with the local GitHub and ...
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how to edit summary of old commits in Github desktop

I want to edit summary of old commit in GitHub desktop. There looks no option to edit. I hope there is a way with GUI. But please let me know commands if there is no way without it.
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“This branch is 6 commits ahead of original:master” but 0 changed files

I am trying to resolve an issue with old commits persisting through new pull requests from my personal forked repo to the original repo. I am using the GitHub website, not command line. When I look ...
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Github desktop not allowing push to github repository owned by myself

I connected my gitHub repository to gitHub desktop and have it running through IntelliJ. Everything works fine on IntelliJ; it allows me to add files and class no problem. Then when I update and and ...
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Git overwrote local with remote when reverting a push

Using github desktop I committed and tried to push local code to master. I hadn't been updating the remote repo much so my local version had about 2 months worth of work. I made the commit and tried ...
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git: 'remote-https' is not a git command. See 'git --help'. Error when cloning a repository

I experience this error whenever I try to clone a repository. The error comes regardless if the repository is private or public. As a result, I cannot clone any repository. The same error comes if I ...
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Github for Windows unable to locate Git on my system when opening the command prompt

I have Windows 10 (German) and installed Git for Windows 2.13.2 (64 bit) at "C:\Program Files\Git". I installed Github for Windows 0.6.2 (64 bit), the desktop version. I can pull changes from my git ...
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How to get the “github” CLI to open the new GitHub Desktop beta?

Since updating GitHub Desktop to the new beta version, my github CLI command has gone. How do I get it back? Is there some kind of alias I can add to my shell config? (The CLI simply opened the CWD ...
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Why is GitHub Desktop not letting me interact with it?

It's been a while since I've used my GitHub Desktop, on Windows 10, but when I decided to try and open it again I ran into a weird issue: GitHub Desktop wouldn't let me click on anything except the ...
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How to ask Github Desktop to launch x64 powershell when click “Open in Git Shell”

In the options, I choose Custom shell and point to C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe. But it still launches 32-bit powershell for me. What should I do for now?
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Github for Windows won't start

The error log generated after the installation when i try to open the application reads : PLATFORM VERSION INFO Windows : 6.1.7601.65536 (Win32NT) Common Language Runtime : 4....
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How does GitHub Desktop launch straight from the browser? And how can I implement this?

How does GitHub launch its GitHub Desktop application directly from the browser? It works even when using Google Chrome. I thought that this was impossible outside of Internet Explorer.
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Add a repo to GitHub Desktop from command line

Is it possible to add a new repo to GitHub Desktop's repo list from a command line API of some sort? Searching has largely led to results about adding a repo to GitHub via command line, which is not ...
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Fastest way to clone a github repo to computer without having to delete older versions, just update the changed files?

I'm using Github desktop but whenever I try to sync to get the updated files it tells me syncing would overwrite my uncommited changes (probably the config file) and either to commit or discard them. ...
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Did I just delete 2 Months of Work?

I was about to back up my local work to github today (1,100 commits). Not sure what I did but all of a sudden it says no commits, and all my Xcode files are now red. It seems to have synced my local ...
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Home Network Crashes with Git Push

Whenever I run the command git push origin master...my home network locks up as in ONLY git works (it completes the push). Defining home network locks up: NOTHING else will work on the network ...
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Github Won't Open [duplicate]

Similar to this issue: GitHub for Windows not working after install When I install the Github desktop on Windows 7, it opens briefly in the task manager and shuts down. I have re-installed numerous ...
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git add ignored files from within Github Desktop

I would like to add a file that matches .gitignore therefore does not show up in Github Desktop. Normally, git add -f ignoredFile will do it, but I would like to do it from within Github Desktop. Any ...
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GitHub for Windows not working after install

Today I have installed GitHub For Windows. I had installed GitHub for Windows earlier and at that time it worked fine, but due to some reason I had to uninstall it. Today when I installed GitHub ...