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How can I ship an executable file?

I have a project that is hosted on github. On my local machine I have created an executable file that installs the program. However, once uploaded to github and cloned somewhere else the user must ...
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upload ssh key on github from command line

I have found a way to upload an SSH key to my GitHub account with command line, but there is small problem. I am able to do this with following command: curl -u "user:pass" --data '{"title":"test-...
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Using git push to create remote branch on the fly without creating local branch [closed]

So here is what i want to achieve: When I clone a repository from Github and checkout some stable branch, and make some local changes in it, then I don't want to create a local feature branch nor do ...
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Unable to clone git repository on ubuntu [closed]

While cloning git repository I am getting the following error Failed to connect to github.com port 443:Network is ureachable while I am able to clone on my windows machine Edited- git clone https:/...
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can not add key to ssh agent with ssh-add, because it asks for a pass-phrase

I just generated an SSH key, without a passphrase, to run some scripts that pull files from GitHub. However, I was having issues so I ran ssh -vT git@github.com which according to the debug statements ...
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inaccessible directory

I git cloned into a directory "/source" before I mkdired it. It did not show up in its parent directory, but when I run the ls command, the output is indented like this: database static ...
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Tar - Transform stdin without extracting

I am attempting to transform the paths of a tar file coming from standard input without having to extract the tar first. This is an apparent duplicate of this question, I am looking for a solution ...
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git retains remote information from a deleted repository

I cannot clone any repository anymore. $ git clone git@bitbucket.org:myaccount/myrep.git Cloning into 'myrep'... conq: repository does not exist. fatal: Could not read from remote repository. ...
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Clone git repo via ssh'ing from another pc

How can I clone git repos in a non-interactive way as follows: for h in server1 server2; do ssh $h "git clone git@gitlab.com:username/reponame.git" done When I interactively clone the ...
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Have tree hide gitignored files

Is there a way to make tree not show files that are ignored in .gitignore? Thanks!
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How did I get the git commits to show up in autocomplete?

Git tab completion on my mac: Git tab completion on my Ubuntu server: On my mac and my Ubuntu server I get very different output from tab completion despite having the same version of zsh, same ...
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Why you cannot `git pull SHA…650839#file-diff.pach`?

I want to download a portion of this diff: https://gist.github.com/sergeykish/650839#file-dvorak-de-diff. Pseudocode git pull https://gist.github.com/sergeykish/650839#file-dvorak-de-diff.patch
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Attempt to push to remote repo failed, Hooks at play

Our GIT server was moved to another location, and since then every push for any repository is getting rejected. To get around I could disable the reject-merge-commit-hook, but that is not good. I ...
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Why I cannot purge mono-devel on Ubuntu Linux 16.04?

After I sudo apt-get install mono-devel , when I try to purge mono-devel on Ubuntu Linux 16.04, I get the following error message: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Does anyone know a surefire way of installing git on Solaris 9?

I tried the OpenCSW method but I am afraid that is only Solaris 10 and 11. git command just yields command not found. Surely someone out there has configured/used git on Solaris 9.
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Git + Nginx - Is it safe to have https auth for cloning and pushing to repo, while remove any auth from gitweb block?

I have following nginx configuration on Ubuntu 14.04 to use together with git httpd backend and gitweb to anonymous browse of repo and push/clone with authentication. Is it safe to use such or I ...
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Get rid of ksshaskpass in KDE Plasma (Fedora 23)

I'm using Fedora 23 with KDE 5 Plasma. I'm new with KDE, and I'm still setting up the environment so it can fit me. I recently used a git command, which asked for my github credentials - but instead ...
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Problem with sudoing ssh - `sudo ssh …` fails

I am trying to use git salt ssh access (which runs with root). The error is always: Permission denied (publickey). I managed to reproduce the problem, simulating what salt may be doing, by ...
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git does not work for some repo but work for others

I encountered a very weird issue for git. I have three repo.s in github, say repo1, repo2 and repo3. On machine 1, I used to be able to clone and pull all three repos. However, suddenly I couldn't ...
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Why I can't open the kernel git repo in my GIT GUI client?

I successfully cloned the kernel using git in command line, nevertheless I find difficult to navigate throughout the repo using the cli and I got a gui client, gitkraken to be specific. The thing ...
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Git with multiple users on other systems using setfacl?

I'm setting up a git environment where multiple developers will work with per project. We have 1 server running git, and 2 seperate servers, 1 live and 1 dev. on dev I created a group and added the ...
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Git Daemon not using specified base-path

I have the following configuration in /etc/xinetd.d/git # description: The git server offers access to git repositories service git { disable = no type = UNLISTED ...
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ssh/git does not use GUI to ask for password after upgrade to to Ubuntu 16.04

I used to run Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer. Whenever I used ssh keys to log in to various servers, I used to get a GUI pop-up dialog asking me for the password for my key. After entering the password ...
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Why does git wrap my log output in quotes?

If I used the following command: git log --pretty=format:"%ad %s%d" the output is: Tue Apr 26 11:29:24 2016 +0000 Updated configuration If I do the following: SIMPLE='--pretty=format:"%ad %s%...
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Conditional PS1

I'm basically trying to make my PS1 look like this when in a git repo: $ ~/Projects/Blah (master): Or if I'm not in a Git repo, I want it to look like this: $ ~/Projects/Blah: This is my current ...
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How to backup files in multiple directories with git?

The example below is simplified to show the core of the problem, not the problem itself(my file tree is more complicated than that). Let's say that I have two files I want to back up; one in ~/...
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How to replay Git repository history into subdirectory?

Let's say I've got two repositories aye and bee and I want to get rid of bee, in such a way that the linear history of bee/master is "replayed" in a new subdirectory (several levels deep) of aye. I ...
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Debian git error: undefined symbol: __gmpn_cnd_add_n

$ sudo apt-get install git $ git clone sth Cloning into 'a-folder'... git-remote-https: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libhogweed.so.2: undefined symbol: __gmpn_cnd_add_n ...
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Detect and remove empty directories from list

A common problem game developers have with the Unity3D engine and Git is that Unity and Git fight for whether an empty directory should exist or not - Git doesn't care, Unity3D will keep making git ...
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Can I display GIT in prompt when current directory has a .git folder?

Can I display GIT in prompt when current directory has/contains a .git folder? Is there a way to do this? My current prompt is defined like so: export PS1="[\u@\h] \w $ " So, my prompt looks ...
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Git Backup /home with other repos inside it

I'm trying to make an automated backup of my /home directory. In theory this is simple by running this in a cronjob: cd /home git add . git commit -m "nightly backup" git push where push will push ...
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How to get first 5 chars of a git commit hash id and store it in a variable in bash?

${$(git rev-parse HEAD):0:5} bash: ${$(git rev-parse HEAD):0:5}: bad substitution git rev-parse HEAD returns the hash id, but how do I make a substring out of it? if I divide it into two lines, it ...
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How to turn a git repo into a ppa

Suppose I have a git repo, the instructions for building are: sudo apt-get -y install build-essential git mesa-common-dev libglu1-mesa-dev libsdl2-dev libsamplerate0-dev cd ~ wget http://download.qt....
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Share a git repo over LAN

I would like to share some of my work with my colleagues. The whole company uses flavors of Debian Linux and is connected in a LAN network. I don't want to bug the administrator with access to the ...
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Remember password for ssh key for some time

I created ssh key. I use it to connect with git repositories. When creating the key, I noticed the prompt that said the password should be hard to guess. Therefore, I came up with 40+ characters-long ...
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zsh: Tab completion for function with Git commands

In zsh I am using the following function to delete a local and a remote branch with one command: gpDo () { git branch -d "$1" && git push --delete origin "$1" } Currently, auto-...
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git push/pull with ssh key

I have a 'git --bare' repo on a linux machine. I wish to allow another user from a different machine to push/pull to it. I have their ssh key. Is there some way I can allow them to execute the ...
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How to allow `gitolite writable` to everyone?

I want for clients to be able to lock any branch (or at leas repository) to which they have write control. gitolite writable off seems to do just that. But I can't grasp the permissions. $ ssh git@...
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git-filter-branch leaving untracked files

I am trying to use git filter-branch to refactor a repository. I am trying to extract one directory from it. Since I am not familiar with the command, I have been experimenting with a copy of the ...
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How to find out which files are outside git repository

Suppose we have a directory with a git repository & files: .git /test/inside-1.txt /test/outside-1.txt outside.txt inside.txt "inside" files are within git repository, "outside" are not. I'd ...
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Crontab shell script git pull and forever start

I'm trying to set up a Raspberry Pi to check a repo on startup and then fire up a node script with forever. I got the second part working, but I tried a dozen git commands with no success. Here is ...
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How to pipe bash completion suggestions? [duplicate]

I am trying to save bash completion suggestions to use them. So, I am trying to simulate two tabs and pipe the result to something else. I am looking for something like: $ getCompletions git ...
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Is there a way to obtain an official Git binary without using a package manager? [duplicate]

I'm a user on a shared Unix system. For one of my scripts, I need a particular version of Git, but the version installed on the system is too old. So I would like to install Git in one of my local ...
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Where in CentOS 7 should I install Ruby?

I am installing Ruby and rbenv on a CentOS 7 by following the instructions in this tutorial, with modifications. One of the recommended lines of code is cd followed by git clone commands. I assume ...
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write error: No space left on device. Removing 'extra' packages. Attempting recovery

The Issue: When I type: dpkg-query -Wf '${Package;-40}${Priority}\n' | sort -b -k2,2 -k1,1 I get a list of all installed packages on my machine, example: ... raspberrypi-artwork ...
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git push via ssh to ubuntu VM not working but I am able to ssh to the same ubuntu

I have setup of ubuntu Guest VM on Virtualbox on MAC HOST. I have setup the ubuntu as server with the help Created ssh key and put the public key on the Ubuntu and I am able to ssh I have added ...
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Forward ssh for git user to git server

It is surprisingly difficult to find information on this simple problem. Like many people we run a gitlabs/gogs server on a remote instance. Currently it listens on port 10022. We also run ssh on ...
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How to install the latest version of Git on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have version 2.5 of Git on Ubuntu: $ git --version git version 2.5.0 but Git is at version 2.7.1 now. The Git website says to do apt-get install git to install it. But I tried both sudo apt-...
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Build CentOS RPM for current git release, unsuccessful rebuild with alternate prefix

I am stuck in an effort to provide an maintain an up-to-date git release for a collection of CentOS Linux servers. I was hoping to be able to create binary RPMs that I could just have published to a ...
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How do I get git to give me an acceptable pkgver for Atom which I can use to check it out?

I am working on the atom-editor-git PKGBUILD in the AUR, hoping to turn it into an Atom equivalent to the gvim-git PKGBUILD. See the gvim-git PKGBUILD updates its package version whenever it is run to ...