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How do services in Debian work, and how can I manage them?

In Windows I have the services manager, where I see all system services, that can be started through Windows itself, I set up the user it uses, the rights management is in there, and I can pass ...
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How to delete directories based on `find` output?

I issue the following command to find the .svn directories: find . -name ".svn" That gives me the following results: ./toto/.svn ./toto/titi/.svn ./toto/tata/.svn How could I process all these ...
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How to configure SVN/SSH with SSH on non standard port?

I have configured SSH to be on port 20000. When I try: svn co svn+ssh://server.com:20000/home/svn/proj1 proj1 --username jm I get svn: To better debug SSH connection problems, remove the -q ...
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Setting multiple groups as directory owners

On my server I have directory /srv/svn. Is it possible to set this directory to have multiple group ownerships, for instance devFirmA, devFirmB and devFirmC? The point is, I want to subversion ...
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passwordless ssh for another username?

I want to do a passwordless ssh connection for a subversion project. Right now I'm using ssh+svn, and it's a little annoying, because I have to type the password any time I want to transact with the ...
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Disable svn plaintext password storage for all users

By default, Subversion allows users to save their password in plaintext in ~/.subversion/auth/svn.simple. I'm investigating options for storing encrypted passwords in svn, but at the very least and ...
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Rsync except .svn folders and their sub-contents?

Dealing with a subversion repo and a new user that didn't quite understand how it worked. Long story short, since their local structure was messed up due to copying random .svn folders about, I did ...
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Good introduction to Subversion for inexperienced users? [closed]

Can you suggest a good introduction to Subversion for UNIX (or Mac OS X) users? It can assume familiarity with basic command-line usage, but not any advanced topics (with bash scripting counting as "...
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svn switch --relocate: wrong uuid?

I am trying to switch to a new SVN repository. I currently have the following checkout: $ svn info svn+ssh://some.server.edu/home/name/svn-repositories/proj/trunk Now I wanted to switch, but I get ...
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How to use the SVN CLI effectively

How can I make myself more productive with the SVN CLI? I need to complete repetitive tasks like these: find modified files in directory commit only SOME of them selecting them somehow other then ...
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Why does Subversion give a broken pipe error when piped into head?

If I do a svn log | head after the tenth line of output I get an error message: svn: Write error: Broken pipe What's going on here? I haven't seen any other command do this when used with head. ...
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Why is zsh (oh-my-zsh) completing directories that don't exist?

UPDATE 3 I've worked out that these annoying autocomplete options are actually usernames. I.e. they exist in /etc/passwd I have users such as _kadmin_admin and _kadmin_changepw and many others ...
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Which GUI svn client allows searching through history?

I'm looking for GUI tool that allows searching svn history, and more than just log messages.
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Subversion: how to determine when files became corrupt

I'm using Subversion just for private synchronization between a laptop and a desktop. Recently I discovered that several ASCII files and several binary files were corrupted. Instead of the expected ...
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Recursively Remove SVN files

I'm still learning the bash shell. I want to recursively find and remove svn files within the child directories of a given folder. I made the mistake of checking out instead of just cloning. So i'm ...
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How do I add a user in SVN?

UPDATE #3: I think I found it. /etc/httpd/conf.d/subversion.conf <Location /repos> DAV svn SVNPath /var/www/svn/repos AuthType Basic AuthName "Subversion repos" ...
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Need to upgrade svn on centos

I have an error when I run svn up svn this client is too old to work with working copy...please get a newer subversion client This is on centos. I need to update svn. How do I do this? [user@...
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How to output file & ignoring lines that start with “?”?

I do svn status --show-updates and then I want to either Q1: ignore (not to display) lines that start with ? Q2: display only lines that start with * Note that there are few spaces before * occurs. ...
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Grep log and get text between log delimiters

Is there a way to grep a log and find text between the log entry delimeters? Our log file separates the line entry with characters "-------" So when I search the text word I want all the lines before ...
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Ignore files for zsh's completion for SVN

I managed to configure zsh such that it does not suggest LaTeX temporary files when I use autocompletion for emacs by adding this line to my ~/.zshrc: zstyle ':completion:*:*:emacs:*:*files' ignored-...
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Confirm “svn ci” command depending on my current location

I am working in a big project using SVN and many times I have to go see things in other people's branches and play with them. But I want to keep those changes local, never commit them. By mistake, ...
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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: <https://app.svn.beanstalk.com/repo:443&...
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SVN access and indexing tool

I have a huge SVN repository where several developers make ~100 commits per day. The repository has a size of almost 4GB and each update requires me to wait for 30-60seconds. However, I do not do ...
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shell scripts that respond to console output

Disclaimer:: I am not an active shell scripter How does one create a script that responds to console output? For instance, I'm trying to setup a cron that periodically svnsync 's changes to my ...
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How to make apr available for subversion install?

I try to install subversion from source, but on ./configure receive: configure: error: no suitable apr found I have download apr source and installed: libraries have been installed in: /usr/local/...
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Apply astyle on commited files using SVN hooks

I would like to apply some styling to code whenever someone commits to an SVN repository, for this I use astyle on the commited changes with an svn pre-commit hook. I can get the file names like this,...
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subversion 1.6 file svn:externals help

Can someone please point out how I could do svn:externals for a single file? I know how to use svn:externals for directories, having used it for a while now under svn 1.4 but I can't seem to figure ...
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Subversion (svn) doesn't store passwords in gnome-keyring

I fight with svn since 2 hours to store my password inside the gnome keyring, but nothing worked. I'm on a fresh installed archlinux system with the following packages installed: acl 2.2.52-1 alsa-...
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Creating a local in-house testing web server

What we are trying to achieve is to have an in house Linux-based (probably Ubuntu) web server which we can test on before pushing to our remote dedicated hosting server. The problem we are going to ...
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Setting SVN permissions with davsvnauthz

There seems to be a path inheritance issue which is boggling me over access restrictions. For instance, if I grant rw access one group/user, and wish to restrict it some /../../secret to none, it ...
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How to install RabbitVCS on CentOS 7 & nautlius 3?

I haven't found any solution working so far :( What I've tried so far was follow steps from the manual. First I installed all required packages (at least I think so, naming isn't always the same) . ...
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Getting SVN 1.6/1.7 on Fedora 20

I have a remote repository which is running 1.6 that I have no admin rights to, thus I'm trying to install a version of SVN that is compatible with 1.6. Doing a yum --showduplicates list subversion ...
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Set up svn for an existing project

I have an existing project “abc” with the path /home/abc. I want to set up a subversion repository in Ubuntu for this project. I have already installed subversion with the help the article “Setting Up ...
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How to make svn look for if there is an update once a minute and if there is call some script?

I am developing a server app. I have a remote machine with Debian that I use for testing. Currently I update the server manually when each new svn version comes out. It is just a testing server and ...
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Linux, SVN and Dropbox — Which directory should store my svn repository?

I'm trying to set up a linux server for a small team of programmers / artists to use as a svn repository. This repository will be restricted to lan usage but will be backed up online using dropbox. ...
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How does a package run without all the dependencies being installed on the target system?

I am trying to build the latest version of subversion on ubuntu 12.10 and was having some trouble completing ./configure as I seemed to be getting a never ending stream of configure: error: x not ...
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Subversion on Ubuntu server - setup issues [closed]

I have followed a guide for setting up a Subversion server and I cannot seem to access any repositories that I have created and imported from a Windows based SVN repository. In the past, I installed ...
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What optimized tools are available for comparing directory contents?

I am mirroring a Subversion repository tag with svn2git and I want to be sure that when I checkout particular revisions, those I obtain from the git mirror match those from Subversion. My main problem ...
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Access a subversion repository on a Windows share from Linux

For a long time we put SVN repositories on a Windows share (worked great as only one person was working on one project). Now, we are moving dev machines away from Windows to Ubuntu and we need to ...
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Cron job not behaving as expected

So I have a python script that pulls down git/svn/p4 repositories and does some writing to a database. I'm simply trying to automate the running of this script and based from what I see in syslog it ...
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How to extract current revision from SVN (subversion) repo directory+files

I have an SVN repo that is managed via web interface (svn checkout https://server/repos/proj1 etc.), which all works. Now, with every commit I wish to copy the newest version in a directory, e.g. ...
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How to make svn save credentials when --non-interactive

I'm trying to get svn to save my https username+password to ~/.subversion from within an automated script. I can pass creds on the command-line but I do not want to be prompted about whether to save ...
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Apache, svn at the root of domain with one exception

I want to setup SVN in such a way that svn.domain.com/ directly lists SVN repositories. To be able to make the web view nicer I am using an SVNIndexXSLT. But I have to serve this file somehow to the ...
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How to setup SVN server permissions properly?

I use Debian 7 and have Subversion installed. I can't figure out what permissions and owners to set to the repositories once I create them. I want to have 2 types of repositories: 1) svn/private/* -...
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How to set-up a online SVN server on my laptop

I had created a local SVN server on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 and its working perfectly fine. Now I want to make my laptop as server for some valid users who can access my SVN server though ...
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How to checkout Tomcat by SVN?

I try: svn co http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc7.0.x/trunk/ But received error: svn: E170000: Unrecognized URL scheme for 'http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc7.0.x/trunk' Is it ...
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SVN changelist all my checkouts

Lets say I have 100+ files that I've checked out. Is there a way I can add all of them to a changelist without specifying them one by one, or adding them to file?
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How to assign correct permissions to both webserver and svn?

I've an issue with files ownerships in unix. I have a drupal website and the "files" folder needs to be owned by "www-data" in order to let the users to upload files with php. However I'm now using ...
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pysvn fails to make due to -lneon not found?

I am trying to install pysvn on my CentOS server and it says that -lneon is gone. After searching their mailing lists for a bit I found what neon means but it doesn't say how can I get it? Here's my ...
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svn update or checkout problem : Can't read length line in file '/home/username/svn_repository/db/revs/0/697'

My latest revision is 703 after svn committed. But When I execute the svn update or svn checkout commands from Client machine it throws. svn: REPORT of '/home/username/svn_repository/!svn/vcc/...