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Installation script that uses some pre-compiled binary files that I've pre-compiled - where, onlline (!), should those be stored at? [closed]

I have an installation script for Linux and which I host on github. A script, among other things, installs some pre-compiled binary files. Those binary files would normally be compiled by the user but ...
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ssh percent_expand token %n not working

I'm seeing in the ssh_config man page and on the openssh website that I should be able to use a %n token when locating the identity file for a given host entry. percent_expand tokens used by OpenSSH's ...
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How to create a signed apt repository (hosted on a github repo)

I want to create a personal repo for apt that has some debs I created for some scripts and stuff I wrote mainly for educational purposes. I added a list of links to webpages that I used so far. every ...
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GitHub auth and ssh keys on Debian: I've tried everything I could find

GitHub auth continues to fail for me despite my taking all the advice I could find on the Internet. Here are the permissions on my .ssh directory and keys. I have changed the private key permissions ...
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Best way to maintain multiple shared scripts to be deployed across multiple DB servers?

We are in the build phase where we have set of cron jobs running on DB servers. These scripts are being changed constantly. These scripts are supposed to be same across all the other DB servers as ...
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Can't add generated ssh key to ssh agent “Could not open a connection to your authentication agent”

Firstly, yes, I read similar questions and answers here and on stackoverflow. It didn't seem to give any visible result so I'm making a new question. I am using the latest Debian Buster and trying to ...
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I have a problem while installing mdk4 on Arch based system

When I try to install /aicrack-ng/mdk4 I get: error: ld returned 1 exit status make[1]: *** [Makefile:38: mdk4] Error 1 make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/u4/mdk4/src' make: *** [Makefile:10: all] ...
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Git lists my LICENSE and README as removed, but they are still there?

thanks for reading! I was starting to setup my dotfiles configuration with git and GitHub and came across a problem: I am using my $HOME as my git work tree and have the .git-directory in my $HOME/....
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Cat all the files in a git repo without cloning

Is there an existing tool which will do something like this: git-cat https://github.com/AbhishekSinhaCoder/Collection-of-Useful-Scripts then it will run cat on each file in the repo? Something like ...
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how to remove a file in Jenkins through Execute Shell

this is the console output of Jenkins' build. Here, you could see that the file Oct Release SQL.txt is present in the path but when I am deleting it by using rm Oct Release SQL.txt, it is not able to ...
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Git Bucket SSH Based Authentication

I configured the SSH based authentication as below Created a public key on my UNIX server Added the public key on my Bitbucket repository with reading and write privileges (also tried it at account ...
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Git: add a single file as submodule?

The foo repository contains many files (that I don't need) and dozens of Python scripts. I would like to add one of the scripts to my repository as a submodule. Do I have to add the entire repository ...
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How to download a zipfile from a Github repository

I'm trying to download a zipfile from a Github repository with this command: wget --no-check-certificate https://github.com/brendenlake/omniglot/blob/master/python/images_evaluation.zip -O /tmp/...
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`not a git repository` when following install instructions for picom (a compton fork)

I'm trying to install Picom compositor on Ubuntu and have installed all the dependencies but when I get to the "To Build" section of the guide of GitHub I have to run three commands: $ git ...
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problem in understanding gpg

now there is a project on github that I'm interested in the project author is including his finger print and the public key in a .asc file i want to relate things together as I new to the space how i ...
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git pull/push from/to github in VPN does not work

I am having problems when pulling commits from my github repository from private network (proxy, connected to it with VPN). no_proxy var in env did not help. git pull --rebase ssh: connect to host ...
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Webmin not showing running processes after upgrade to Ubuntu Server 20.04 from 18.04

A little background- I recently upgraded my headless Ubuntu Server 18.04 install to 20.04. In that process, webmin somehow was gone from my system. The repository was disabled. So I re-enabled, then ...
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Passing git hub user.name through Unix variable

I am performing below operation github_nam="Aviral Vishnoi" git config --global user.name $github_nam It is saving it as user.name=Aviral I want it to store my full name as user.name=Aviral Vishnoi ...
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How can one see homepage in github.com and on Ubuntu?

I tried to make a homepage on Ubuntu. Why can't I see my homepage on http://jaakkojseppala.github.io/ although my code is in https://github.com/JaakkoJSeppala/Kotisivu/blob/master/index.html ?
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How to install a package to Macaulay 2 in Linux?

Could anyone please help me with exactly how to install the Bertini package to Macaulay 2 by typing lines of commands in a terminal of Linux? Or what command should I type in a terminal of CentOS to,...
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System-wide known-hosts file?

I am trying to do a github-git pull from a php script as a www-data user and i am getting "Host key verification failed.". My main user has the host key registered, but my www-data does not as it ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 access Github: “NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID”

My os of laptop is Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Today I meet two problems that I didn't have before. Firstly, when I use browser to access Github, I get the warning "connection is not private". The following ...
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fatal: ambiguous argument 'branch' unknown revision or path not in the working tree

I'm working on a script and inside that in one step I'm trying to get the latest commit hash of one of my git branches. So my code looks like: cd $sourceDirectory COMMIT_HASH=$(git rev-parse $...
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How to download tarball from Github

I have this: curl -L "https://github.com/cmtr/cp-go-api/tarball/$commit_id" | tar x -C "$project_dir/" I am just trying to download a tarball from github and extract it to an existing directory. The ...
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How to install “wps-community / wps_i18n” from Github?

I'm new in Linux and trying to install WPS-Office from Github. I've already tried to install it from Snap and from Flatpak but neither works satisfactorily. One, there's correct punctuation (éâã etc) ...
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How git cannot function its .gitignore feature to keep remotely committed file untouched

The .gitignore is not working to keep changes in a remotely committed file intact. I edited README.md file remotely through browser GUI, and when I do git push -f, the README.md is overwritten ...
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RSA handling different between Container and Ubuntu

I have two Ubuntu environments (one Container and one machine), which handle the same rsa private key pretty differently. The first noticable change I see in the logs, is that they identify the type ...
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How to JSON-escape input?

I am trying to come up with a tool what for sending data up to a github gist via the API. The problem is the github api takes the gist content as a single line with all escape sequences written out ...
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Make Error installing radare2 on alpine linux

I'm running an alpine linux box, and am trying to install radare2. I downloaded the git repo, then ran the install.sh script. It seems to run fine until running into an error: In file included from ...
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Installing an older version of terragrunt Ubuntu

This is my first time trying to install this package. I am on an SSH console to a VM so no GUI. I need to install version 0.18.7 which can only be accessed from the github repo page. I downloaded it ...
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Should I upload my gpt encrypted passwords to github?

I am currently using Pass as my password manager and I want to use it on my phone too. So I download Android Password Storage on my phone because it was listed as an android app for Pass at home page ...
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Im having brightness issue and need clarification on a possible fix

Hello i have been using Linux for two years so im still new to the whole community. please forgive me in advanced if this question is stupid and/or in the wrong forum. I have a laptop this ...
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How to commits certain files from VS code to GitHub?

A developer wants to commit only certain files. But unable to commit as it requires clean(staged and committed all changes) working directory.
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Downloading github code

I found this article when trying search how to renew DNS on noip. https://github.com/loblab/noip-renew But i don't know how to use it. I saw the usage as below: Code: Select all Usage Set your ...
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Unable to access GitHub; Couldn't connect to server

I've been trying to clone a git repository (several, actually) and I'm getting the following error: fatal: unable to access 'https://github.com/repository-name': Couldn't connect to server My ...
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Download ZIP file of private GitHub repository using `wget` like `curl`

There are already some questions with answers how to download the ZIP file of GitHub repositories, but they don't work if the repository is private. I know it should work with wget somehow since it ...
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Script a Github file download using curl where filename AND path are variable

I needed to script the install of the Digital Ocean CLI " doctl " tool from Github using curl, but there was a problem: The filename varied as it incorporated the version number- so hard-coding it ...
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Cannot create Git remote on FreeBsd version 6.0 using git version 1.4

I'm trying to get some code in an old server running freebsd version 6 with git version 1.4.1 on to github. I'm trying to add a remote to the repo referencing GitHub.com repo. Does anyone have or ...
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How to show latest release's Git tag with message

Was creating a script to update a Github application in-place and needed to print changes made in the latest Git tagged release so users could make an informed decision about pulling the trigger on ...
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SSH Errors with Public Key [closed]

WMadmin@WM-GH-BACKUP:~$ ssh -vvv -p 122 [Server] OpenSSH_7.6p1 Ubuntu-4ubuntu0.1, OpenSSL 1.0.2n 7 Dec 2017 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config debug1: /etc/ssh/ssh_config line 19: ...
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Stripping a git repo of all committed files that should have been ignored

I recently initiated a git repo and forgot to add a .gitignore file. After my initial commit, my repo has many subdirectories and many files that should have been ignored. Is there an efficient way to ...
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Permission denied: cannot create /dev/null

I've been trying to get the github commit chart hack to work for like a week now. this one https://github.com/mavrk/github-graffiti and this one https://github.com/gelstudios/gitfiti and this one ...
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Can't connect to Github from one PC, every other website works fine

Running Ubuntu 16.04, I can connect to other websites fine: ping google.com PING google.com (172.217.25.206) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from nrt12s13-in-f14.1e100.net (172.217.25.206): icmp_seq=1 ...
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Parsing out number from URL in bash and feeding into another bash function?

https://github.com/org/repo/pull/777 I'm trying to parse out the last number of this url in bash function 1 and pass that result into bash function 2. I have this elementary example I have been ...
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Is there a command line tool for managing packages written by me?

Lately I've found myself writing small programs that I use across multiple machines. I use gitlab to manage these programs. Is there a command line tool that will help me keep my programs up-to-date? ...
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Is it possible to install latest Github software releases through apt-get on Ubuntu?

I usually install software through apt-get on Ubuntu. I'm trying to install the latest stable version (v8.6.5) of this software: https://github.com/jcupitt/libvips/releases The problem is that if ...
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How to install from a Git repo [duplicate]

I just cloned this repo. I do not know how to install it. I cd-ed to it and typed $ sudo apt-get install git linux-headers-generic build-essential dkms but it didn't seem to work out. The repo is: ...
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Why would README.md show up as an executable?

This is on a Mac but I figure it's a Unixy issue. I just forked a Github repo (this one) and cloned it to a USB stick (the one that came with the device for which the repo was made). Upon lsing I ...
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Compiling code lacking configuration script in Readme

I am trying to install a handy program which takes xyz files and turns them into POVRAY input scripts: github I have cloned the repository locally, however the first instruction "run ./configure" ...
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Old CentOS 5.6, Due to github.com delete the TLSv1/TLSv1.1 support, How can I access to github.com/repo.git using git system

Now I have a cluster with Rocks 5.4 based on CentOS 5.6. When I git push the code to github.com, I run into the errors: error: error:1407742E:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:tlsv1 alert ...