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copy a single file from local Git repository

I need to copy a SINGLE FILE from LOCAL REPOSITORY to my machine, not git-pull or git-fetch, how can i do it? Is it possible to get it via hash ? such as a3ea2118bf1c5e2c6aa0974d0b6ff7415bd044ef ?
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`git remote add` to home dir by `~` expression

I created git bare repository in my home directory like ~/git-repos/foo.git. To add a remote repository I typed like git remote add origin ssh://username@hostname:10022~/git-repo/foo.git. But it ...
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Running git with higher memory allocation

I am facing memory/data segment issues while running git. However, if I set my ulimits to a bit higher like below. ulimit -m 262144 ulimit -d 262144 It runs fine. Don't we have anyway to allocate ...
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md5sum check fails for git-man-pages.tar.gz package

When I try to verify the integrity of git-man-pages package I downloaded from "http://code.google.com/p/git-core/downloads/detail?name=git-manpages-1.8.4.tar.gz&can=2&q=" it fails with error. ...
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couldn't update git via git clone comand

I am just a beginner in Git. Was following through the documentation and installed Git using source code package. Now, after installing Git, I want to update it (Though it might be unnecessary at this ...
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Permission Denied (PublicKey,keyboard-interactive) linux raspberry pi

I know there are a ton of questions on this. I have read almost all of them. I have also googled this problem to no avail I attempted to git clone git@git.assembla.com:myhubname.git and I get ...
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'Git clone' times out with 443 error message

git clone -v https://github.com/me/myproj Cloning into 'myproj'... <minutes pass> error: Failed connect to github.com:443; Operation now in progress while accessing ...
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Allow www-data to perform specific commands

I need a PHP script to perform git pull however I am not naive enough to give it permissions on git. I've wrapped git pull in a script which www-data has permissions for, but I'm not sure how to give ...
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Git completions for aliases only available after running `git reflog`

I have a few aliases that I want to autocomplete for git, e.g., the following alias gco="git checkout" When I was attempting to add completions for this alias, I looked around in my path and saw ...
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How to extend a command in bash so that it expands based on options?

I've started working with a git repository that includes a large amount of content that should be assumed readonly. So, every time I throw a new branch: git checkout -b newBranch it should be ...
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How to setup Git server on Linux Container in Debian

I have a LXC container on my Debian system. I want to setup a public Git server on it so that it's accessible to other people. How can I do this? UPDATE #1 Link to apache2.conf: ...
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How do I apply this revert commit patch from git?

I have found a patch applicable to my system to fix a problem but I have no idea how to get this patch and then apply it. Can anybody help me please? Patch: ...
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SSH: “Permission denied” after changing user shell

I have an SSH server running on my Raspberry PI with ALARM (up to date). My user "gitroot" is meant to use the git-shell. However, when i set /usr/bin/git-shell as shell for gitroot in /etc/passwd, i ...
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Use git submodule foreach with function

My indention is to have a script that updates all git submodules according to which branch is given. If there's no such branch for a submodule, master is used. This is what I have now: #!/bin/bash ...
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etckeeper for opensuse - bash script install and configure

I want to automate the installation of etckeeper on OpenSuse 12.3. My first issue is that etckeeper doesn't seem to be available in the standard OpenSuse repos. zypper search etckeeper Loading ...
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Amazon EC2: Giving Permanent Permission To A Sepecific Directory In Amazon Linux AMI

I have a Symfony2 project that needs full read write permissions to three directories: app/cache, app/logs, and few other directories which are used for uploading. The problem is everytime I push an ...
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Getting diff (or git diff) to show inserted hunks properly

Let's say I have two files. The first one has the contents: line 1 foo line 2 line 1 bar line 2 And the second one has a new section inserted in the middle, so it looks like this: line 1 foo ...
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Installing Git Unit

I am trying to install git using my yum command Following is the error log Loaded plugins: product-id, refresh-packagekit, security, subscription-manager Updating certificate-based repositories. ...
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How do I get a linux kernel patch set from the mailing list?

I don't subscribe to the linux-kernel mailing list, but I want to get a set of patches that were posted a few weeks ago and apply them to my kernel for testing. I'm very familiar with patching, ...
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'setfacl' permissions don't apply to directories created by git clone?

Here's how I am setting permissions for my website's root directory i.e. ~/public_html, where the files that my website serves are placed: sudo chgrp -R www-data ~/public_html chmod g+s ~/public_html ...
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Git pull error libcurl.so.3 not found

I have a php script to git pull from my github repository set up in my webservice hook urls like so: <?php echo shell_exec('~/git/usr/bin/git pull 2>&1'); ?> When I open this script ...
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How to use git for this particular purpose?

Here is the situation. There are two machines, laptop A and workstation B. B has a fixed IP, A has a dynamic IP, and I want to avoid the need of connecting from B to A (setting up an ssh tunnel for ...
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Is it possible to restrict certain commands from being run in a directory?

I have two directories: src and projects. I would like to prevent myself from running git ... unless I am specifically inside src or projects. Is this possible?
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Git commit from within a Makefile

I have a Makefile for a Latex project I'm working on. Makefiles aren't my forte, but is there a way to do something like: make git "My comment" And have the makefile execute: git commit -m "My ...
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Push local git repo to server via ssh

So I have a local repo and a server with git installed and a git user. I want to send (push) the repo to the server. When I simply login to the server via ssh I have to specify my .pem file and a ...
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Bash commands with spaces in them (git config or git-config?)

Please forgive me if this seems easy, but I only started learning Unix 2 days ago. Basically, I have been taught that when typing a command into the terminal it needs to be of the form: [command ...
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Remove branch from all submodules

I have a project with a lot of submodules and I want to delete all remote branches named foo in the submodules, if it exists. I am trying to following: git submodule foreach git push origin :foo ...
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Stop Git submodule foreach from opening less for each module

I occasionally need to grep through git submodules for which I use: git submodule foreach 'git grep x' However, since switching to zsh I find a less prompt is opened for each submodule, even when ...
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Getting no tty present and no askpass program specified when using git over ssh

I'm trying to push a git commit from my laptop to my server but keep getting the following error message: remote: sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified To ...
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Git GUI integration in caja, Linux Mint default filemanager

What is the way to integrate git GUI in caja, default Linux Mint file manager ? Something what makes the interface equivalent to TortoiseGit. Didn't found any specific extension in repositories.
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Browsing bup backup with gitk or gitg

I am just playing around with bup for my backups and tested it like this: BUP_DIR=/mnt/TestTarget/bup bup init Which gave me the message: Initialized empty Git repository in /mnt/TestTarget/bup/ ...
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git command not found

I had to install git from source on RHEL. After installation the git command is shown to be in /usr/local/bin/git when trying the whereis command.This path is available in $PATH also. When I type ...
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How to recover broken/partially deleted git repository

I accidently ran an rm -r on my .git directory. Luckly rm stopped when it got to a write-protected file, but I've still lost several things in my .git. Files I still have: FETCH_HEAD ORIG_HEAD ...
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how to install .git file?

I know this has been covered everywhere, but I still don't get it. I apt-get install git-core. I'm trying to install websocketcpp here https://github.com/zaphoyd/websocketpp. I wget ...
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git pull from remote but no such ref was fetched?

I have a git mirror on my disk and when I want to update my repo with git pull it gives me error message: Your configuration specifies to merge with the ref '3.5/master' from the remote, but no such ...
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Git Alias 'Permission Denied'

I'm getting a 'permission denied' error on a git alias. It works with root but not my user account: $ andy@ubuntu:/usr/local/bin$ sudo git config --global alias.lg "log --color --graph ...
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Git changelog grouped by day and user

Current code to generate change logs: svn2cl --linelen 78 --reparagraph --include-rev --group-by-day The closest I could get with vanilla options is git shortlog --format='* [%h] %s' -w78,8,10 ...
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git diff displays colors incorrectly

In order to get coloured output from all git commands, I set the following: git config --global color.ui true However, this produces an output like this for git diff, git log whereas commands ...
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How to avoid 404 error with git instaweb?

I have tried running git instaweb start in two different repositories. In one it works fine, and indexes all the repositories in my home directory (even though run in a subdirectory). When run in ...
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Trying to improve a sync to a shared drive

Easy question right? Just bare with me here.. I usually use Git to work with files on my local machine. I like this method because I can later check the files out on the shared drive for other ...
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Unable to clone git repository: foo.git/info/refs not found

I tried to clone a git repository using the command: git clone http://git.denx.de/cgi­bin/gitweb.cgi?p=u­boot.git;a=summary but I got the error: fatal: ...
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git deploy using sudo nopasswd

I'm trying to write simple post-recieve script, which would switch to webserver user and pull git repository. To do so, I added git user to sudoers (I've added this to very last line): git ALL = ...
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Excluding files in etckeeper with .gitignore doesn't work

I use etckeeper for changes in my configfiles (on debian squeeze) Since I also have an ircdeamon running, there are some files, that change every minute in the folder /etc/hybserv/ I don't want to ...
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How can I copy a git repo from a Makefile?

I'm writing a Makefile to sync my local dotfiles with GitHub. I recently decided to also add my .vim folder to the repo. But when trying to copy the .vim folder I keep getting a Permission denied ...
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Crontab with Github

I want to be able to push a repository to Github at midnight, every night. I know that Github isn't a back-up service, and, in no way am I expecting it to be this - I just want the best up-to-date ...
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create pseudo shell for a command

I feel like this should be straighforward to some degree... Basically, for some command, I want to be able to invoke another command that will scope all params to that command. so... git commit -am ...
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Mail cron output only when Git throws a real error

There exists a Git repo that is on one server, we want to generate doxygen output for it on a different server. The following command works for me but has the downside of sending a mail everytime the ...
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How to show all files git knows about?

How can I produce a list of filenames (incl. paths) that git knows about over the course of the whole history?
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I have installed linux on my system and I wanted to install git. Can anyone help me? [closed]

How to install git in linux and how to work with git?
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How to install master branch of freeradius on Centos

Could someone take me through the steps to install the master branch of freeradius on a fresh Centos 6 installation?