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How to securely manage etckeeper from gitolite?

I want to maintain my debian servers by pushing etc into gitolite. The problem is that gitolite shouldn't be run as root and neither as a user that can get shell access into the system from the ...
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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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git archive including uncommitted modified files

so git archive --format=tar HEAD will give me a tar archive of the latest commit on the current branch. Is there a version that would include local modifications to tracked files that have not yet ...
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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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extract snapshot of git repository at a given time

I have cloned a xorg git repository: git clone git://anonscm.debian.org/pkg-xorg/driver/xserver-xorg-video-intel and I need to extract all files as they looked after commit ...
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Use Raspberry Pi as Team Git Server

I've installed git on my raspberry following This How To. I need to use git for a team server. I have a problem: I can't clone repository in the local PC However a can commit without problem ...
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git diff - listen for key press

I want to run the following commands: git diff git commit git commit will open the default editor to edit the commit message. But if the difference if not too long it will close immediately. How ...
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No package * available. cannot install git through yum

I am trying to install git on my Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 server and have hit a brick wall. I can't find the package dependencies for git using yum. [root@FOOBAR mydir]# yum install ...
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Git-SVN Not Allowing Me to Authenticate

Git 1.7.9.1 on Arch Linux: git svn init -s https://app.svn.beanstalk.com/repo Initialized empty Git repository in /path/to/repo/.git/ Authentication realm: ...
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Is it possible to remove “ssh://” from git remote's URLs?

I'm used to create some manually-made repositories to push code to my pet server or share code inside my company. I use the URL ssh://user@ip/folder.git to add as remotes to my workspaces. I was ...
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How to setup a RAID system using USB sticks as storage media

I want to create an inexpensive self-hosted private git server with redundant storage. To that end I have bought a Raspberry Pi and configured both git and ssh on the Pi. I can access the Pi both from ...
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Similar software to SourceTree

Is there a similar piece of software to SourceTree, a GUI for git, for Linux? I know about Giggle, git cola, etc. I'm looking for a beautiful, easy to use GUI for git.
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git push in gnome-term crashes my window manager

In terminal in awesome wm when i git push awesome wm freezes. so i move over to tty2 and log in. top shows awesome at %100 cpu. ps aux | grep [g]it output git-remote-https origin ...
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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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Automatically backup usb drive to computer

I am trying to create a personal sync system for my project. I don't want to use something like dropbox, bittorrent sync, owncloud etc for various reasons. At the moment, I have my computers setup ...
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How to sort (by whatever key) BibTex entries in `.bib` file?

I work with LaTeX and do versioning with Git. For bibliography management I use Mendeley. The problem is that each time Mendeley synchronizes it's .bib exports, they are in different order, what ...
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Installing Git, Curl, and Expat from Source

I have a RHEL 6.4 VM provisioned by my companies internal KVM. We are having some trouble using yum (Cannot retrieve repository metadata, which Ive confirmed in this case is peculiar to my company's ...
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How to set multiple `core.excludesfile` in `.gitconfig`?

I'm syncing ~/.gitconfig and ~/.gitignore files in ubuntu and Mac by using dropbox and created symlink for it. And excludesfile is declared like this. [core] editor = /usr/bin/vim ...
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How to create a git repo using Nginx?

I've a CentOS 5 server at domain.fr. I am trying to set a subdomain so that I can use it with git : git.domain.fr My repositories are in /home/git (example /home/git/repos.git) I've installed ...
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Extract given tarball and retar it exactly

My versioned project uses the contents of an upstream tarball. I would like to extract the contents in such a way as to be able to recreate the original tarball exactly. The reason is that I don't ...
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what starts runsv on a Debian system using init and how?

A bit of background: I installed git-daemon-run on a Debian system, and now git-daemon starts at boot automatically, even though there is no init script for it in /etc/init.d. I did some digging and ...
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Patching the kernel source through git

I'm trying to understand how the patching of the kernel source works. I found the patch that I would like to try an apply on the following page. I found no .patch files that I can use to apply the ...
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High-level user on Media Temple DV managed server (Plesk)

I've recently set up a DV Managed server from Media Temple. I'm not sure if my question is specific to Media Temple, Plesk or Linux in general. I'm open to alternatives but basically what I am trying ...
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safely override oh-my-zsh configurations

I made some changes to my oh-my-zsh configurations, namely I changed an alias in /lib/aliases.zsh and commented out a function in a plugin that I overrode in a script. I'm wondering if there is a way ...
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Unable to make .zhistory a symbolic link

Every time I try to make my Zsh history file (.zhistory file) a symbolic link to a file (previously existing .zhistory file) that lives in another folder, Zsh deletes the symbolic link and makes it a ...
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Strange symbols instead of normal icons and sidekiq issue in GitLab

After setting the relative url in gitlab: # Note that three settings need to be changed for this to work. # 1) In your application.rb file: config.relative_url_root = "/gitlab" # 2) In your ...
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adding SSL certificate for Github only (not all certificates from ca-certificates package)

I get the following error when accessing Github over HTTPS: error: server certificate verification failed. CAfile: /etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt CRLfile: none This is because I don't have any ...
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SSH login from external authentication

Here is what I try to accomplish: I have a server with a git repository. I use ISPConfig as control panel for our websites and I want to integrate the ISPConfig API for email authentication as second ...
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Codeswarm visualization: how to quickly setup OpenGL rendering mode on Linux (Archbang x86_64)?

The Codeswarm project provides a software project repositories visualization tool in Java. The software leverages the commit information from a log generated from a repository that you clone locally. ...
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How can I add an x509 certificates bundle (ca-bundle.crt) to NSS database (~./pki/nssdb)

I'm currently using RedHat Enterprise 6. Git had issues cloning Github repos using HTTPS. After some investigation (e.g. enabling GIT_CURL_VERBOSE and GIT_TRACE) the problem was narrowed to a ...
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apply specific command for each git repository

I want compress all the git repositories on my computer (say in ~). I.e., for each directory {}, that contains directory or file (in case of submodules) named .git, I want to execute git gc ...
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Git hanging while cloning source

I am cloning firmware source using git clone but during the operation my Internet connection went down. I immediately restored the connection, but now the git clone process is hanging. Can I kill ...
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git push fails with remote: error: hook declined to update refs/heads/master

I'm recently trying to start my own project on a community git repo, and I've been having some complications. I'm new to git, but here's what I've been trying to do to just test it. I run the ...
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Getting branch from git

let's say I want to get this branch the same way I get the latest one, using git clone git://github.com/raspberrypi/linux.git. How do I do it?
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Why am I getting git error “remote: error: unable to create temporary file: No such file or directory” on push?

This problem is getting weirder. My original post follows, but here is the new thing I discovered: I executed git push and it gave me its usual error: Counting objects: 9, done. Delta ...
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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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How to migrate SVN to git [closed]

Can someone tell me the steps on how to migrate svn to git? I have repositories in svn and I want to move all them to git without the loss of data.
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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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diff --git unknown option

when I try to run diff --git a/drivers/cpufreq/intel_pstate.c b/drivers/cpufreq/intel_pstate.c I get unknown option (I have installed git via apt-get install git)
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Why am I getting so many hits searching for “git” in the aptitude cache?

When I give the following command: apt-cache search git | wc -l I get the answer 756. How can I list just the half-dozen or so apps associated with git?
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Granting access to a restricted git shell

I tried setting up git-shell on our CentOS (6.4) system (after getting this working correctly on Ubuntu 13.10, maybe cross platform hot mess?) my /etc/passwd shows git:x:500:500:Web Archive ...
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Does git contain information about used id / group id changes?

I have googling awhile, but can not find such information. Looks like git doesn't contain users and groups, only permissions. Am I right?
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How to use rsync to backup a directory without git subdirectory

I want to copy my c directory with all subdirectories excluding ./git subdirectory. I do it using rsync : echo "copy c and sh files " rsync -a --include='*.c' --include='*.sh' --include='*/' ...
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git-upload-pack hangs indefinitely

I have the following call structure: Jenkins runs fab -Huser@host set_repository_commit_hash:123abc. set_repository_commit_hash runs git fetch with pty = False. The child process ssh git@github.com ...
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git and sshfs: status is inaccurate

I am mounting a git repository on a virtual machine over sshfs onto my host machine. So far so good. However, git claims that there are many uncommitted changes when viewing the repository over sshfs. ...
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a file to be in git or not to be?

I didn't prevent same problem: I don't use git rm projects.py and when i use : git cp projectsTABTAB projectsFindFrame.py projectsInsert.py Also when i use: git show ...
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copy a single file from local repository GIT

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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'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 ...