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Nano unresponsive when using git commit - Ubuntu 12.04

Can anyone provide some assistance with Nano? When I do a git commit -a -m "blah some text" it brings up the Nano editor, but the editor is completely unresponsive to my keyboard commands including ...
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Actual size vs Virtual size

Am downloading a pacman git projects which is nearly 20gb. But I have only 4gb available in actual size .whereas I have 200gb available in virtual. Dynamically allocated storage. Will I have any ...
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fatal: could not create work tree dir 'metasploit-framework'.: Permission denied

I am following this guide. I am doing this: cd /opt git clone https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework.git cd metasploit-framework When I am doing : git clone ...
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GitLab Omnibus Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to build GitLab from the Omnibus project in my Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit following this link After issuing sudo apt-get install ruby ruby-bundler I downloaded the source from here and after ...
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GitLab dpkg-buildpackage error

This is a question related to my other question I am following these instructions to build a Debian package out of gitlab management software. I got the following error dpkg-buildpackage ...
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Empty Trash - Nautilus consumes 6.7gb of RAM Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit

I was building a directory from the command prompt and by accident initialized the entire home directory instead of the folder that I wanted, is there a way to undo this? The readme.md is in the trash ...
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Is there any command line interactive tool like meld?

I usually work on someone else's code base on a remote system and often need to merge code from two different files. For that I have to pull files to my system and meld it and push it back to the ...
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setup Gitlab CI

I have setup Gitlab in ubuntu server, it's working fine. I access Gitlab by url http://123.456.789.100 and Gitlab login details username:[email protected] password:123456 Then I wanted to set ...
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How to correctly add git man pages to ubuntu

I was starting out with git and decided to have a look at help pages. Upon typing: git help config I receive the following error message: man: can't resolve /usr/share/man/man1/git-config.1.gz: No ...
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Easy to use Git server management

Regarding source controls I have experience with TFS (Team Foundation Server) and I'm working with GitHub for some of my open source projects. Now I want to setup an authenticated Git server on my own ...
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How can I see a representation of a non-fast-forward Git update?

I am trying to git push origin master and getting the error ! [rejected] master -> master (non-fast-forward). I understand what the error means. (1) However, I want to decide whether or not ...
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How do I submit a patch to a Launchpad project?

With a Git/GitHub background and knowing very little about Bazaar VCS, I would like to occasionally report a bug to projects hosted on Launchpad, and even send a patch. I'd like to do it in a ...
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How can I change git history (git rebase -i) after I did a git push

How can I do a git rebase -i after I do a git push? I read that I can't edit history after I do git push.
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Juju wordpress charm doesn't update from git

I have set the wp-config string to my git repo. It gets everything fine but the charm is not picking up changes. I make changes to my local copy of the wp-content then push it to my git remote repo ...
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Troubles with permissions of a new user

I want to create a new user and give him possibility to use git. So, I've installed git: sudo apt-get install git After that I've created a user: sudo useradd -d /home/developer -s /bin/bash -g ...
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Enter SSH passphrase once

Before upgrade When I was running git clone git@... (using ssh) once per computer restart a window dialog was appearning that was containing a textbox where I was intersting my ssh passphrase and ...
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How do I keep my WordPress content in a private git repository?

I have got my wordpress up and running. Now I want the wp-content to sync with my private git. How do I modify the following code to include username and password to my private git? juju set ...
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Using Git as off-line alternative for Dropbox

I am working with lots of text files daily and I use Dropbox as a way to restore earlier versions of files in case something goes wrong. I am looking for simple way to suplement/replace Dropbox in ...
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Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock [duplicate]

When I tried to set up git in my computer I encountered the following error: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the ...
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How to complete uninstall git from Ubuntu Desktop 12.04?

About 6 months ago I tried installing git and ended up botching the install/configuration. I was then called away to another project and no longer needed to use git. I'm back to the project now, and ...
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How can I compile a .deb file for network-manager's git

I need to install a version of network-manager that has the enhanced nmcli (allowing creation of new connections from cli only), and I wasn't able to find a PPA with a recent enough version. How can I ...
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How to build and install latest SimpleScreenRecorder from git?

I want to install SimpleScreenRecorder (SSR) from git as recommended by the developer. The binary version crashes and it is possible that the git version already has the fixes for my crash problem. ...
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How do I prevent git from requiring sudo on every git command

I created a directory /var/www to store my web apps clone in. When I initially cloned the app from github it required me to use sudo and every time I do a git pull it's requiring sudo. I'm running ...
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How to invoke Git GUI?

I installed Git (the one that says "Fast, scalable, distributed revision control system") from Ubuntu software center. I also choose the optional packs (git-gui and gitk). All of these steps got ...
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Really verbose way to test Git connection over SSH?

When using GIT, I have problems with using GIT over SSH, and since it works just fine both from work, and at home with a different modem, it's obviously my home modem that is acting up. I have no ...
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How to make etckeeper use the right value for git author & email with apt-get

I'm using git with etckeeper. When I use sudo git to commit changes in /etc/, GIT_AUTHOR_NAME & GIT_AUTHOR_EMAIL from my env are used (as intended). When I use sudo apt-get and changes are ...
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Git cloning error

I've just started to learn git and I tried to run this command : git clone git://github.com/schacon/ticgit.git It did not work and I got this error message ...
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How to install Git in Lubuntu (APT is “Unable to locate package libcur14-gnutls-dev”)?

I've tried to install git to my laptop which runs lubuntu.I followed the pattern on git website and it says : To install Git, you need to have the following libraries that Git depends on: curl, ...
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Install a more recent version of git on a LTS

I can't upgrade my lucid lynx 10.04 LTS because newer distributions of ubuntu don't work on that computer. I need to install a git version 1.7.10 for credential management. Git version is 1.7.0.4 on ...
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How to compile git for solaris under ubuntu? (cross compile git)

I'm renting webspace with SSH access and I want to host a git repository on it. I can log in using SSH and put websites up. However, git is not installed on the server. Unfortunately, GCC is also not ...
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running git status resets permissions on index file

Trying to sort out if this is a git bug or something with Ubuntu. Basically about half the time an interaction with the git index file results in the permissions on that file being changed to the ...
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fatal: read error: Connection reset by peer

vijay13@ubuntu:~$ git clone git://anongit.kde.org/plasma-mediacenter Cloning into 'plasma-mediacenter'... fatal: read error: Connection reset by peer Can someone please help me to get rid of above ...
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problems in git upgrade

when I run upgrade in my ubuntu 10.04,the result is ~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages have ...
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Is there a git indicator to get notification on commit, pull?

Is there an indicator for watching a git repository and get notification on commit, push, ... ? Searching "indicator ubuntu git watch repository" send me a lot of indicator hosted on github... can't ...
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Change git's language to English without changing the locale

My locale is German. LANG=de_DE.UTF-8. I would like to keep it. Is it possible to change git's language to English without changing the locale?
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effects of initializing git repository on linux root directory 3:)

I am running beaglebone black on ubuntu installed on sd card. i am learning to program the device in trial and error method by installing various packages (just like CERN guys study sub atomic ...
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How to fix git autocomplete in Ubuntu 13.04

In previous version of Ubuntu 12.10 when using git from command line autocomplete of commands, branches, tags... worked. After installing fresh Ubuntu 13.04 and git it does not work. What to set up to ...
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Fatal error in installing Git

I am trying to install Git for Ubuntu 12.04, but running the git commands is giving me the following error message: Cloning into 'neha'... fatal: bad config file line 1 in /root/.gitconfig Using ...
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Hourly GIT Push

Is it possible for me to automate a Git push every hour via a batch script. I would typically type in this: git add * git commit -m "latest update" git push ...
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Why can not use git commit -m?

I tried to commit change and add comment: $ git commit -am "update Calculator clear and reset" --amend commit failed: (use 'git commit' or 'git commit -a' to commit changes) (can not ...
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Shell script now working on post/get request

I have a simple script in php to fetch files from my github repository <?php echo shell_exec('git pull'); ?> When I ssh into my server and run this script like this: php github.php I see ...
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What is managing SSH keys in Unity, and how do I reset / disable / configure it?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04, and recently changed my ssh keys. For some reason Unity, or something in Gnome (seahorse?) doesn't seem to be recognizing it. The keys were generated on a different machine, ...
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migrate git repositories

I have an old laptop IBM Z61t as my git server. I want to upgrade my laptop server to a desktop server(the laptop server will not use anymore). how could I setup and migrate the git repositories to ...
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git get ubuntu kernel source through http proxy

I try to run below command to get kernel source code in ubuntu 12.04. git clone git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ubuntu-precise.git As my machine is in a private network, I need setup a http proxy ...
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How can I install git-annex assistant

I install recently git annex in ubuntu 12.10 using APT. However, the package seems to be built without the assistant support. Is there a PPA or another way of installing it ? I'd rather avoid ...
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Install git on ubuntu with lamp

i have Ubuntu 12.10 on my server and i need lamp on it, i want to use git on it - which i'm new to -... so I've read This article about how to install git , it says that i should have public ssh key ...
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NVM Command Not Found Issue [duplicate]

Attempted to add to this question: NVM Command Not Found, however wasn't able to. After installing nvm im having the same issue, here is the log from terminal: Michael-iMac:~ michaels_imac$ curl ...
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upgrade git on Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

I currently have Git 1.7.1.0 installed but need to upgrade to 1.7.1.1 (at least). I tried running: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade and also tried sudo apt-get install git-core but each ...
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Is there an application to manage config files in the /etc folder with version control software?

I want make version control for config files in Ubuntu server. But I found out it's not easy for simply "git" whole etc folder, because so many file doesn't need to track and some time system will ...
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I downloaded ruby on rails, but it says it isn't installed.

I downloaded ruby on rails on ubuntu 12.10 through this tutorial http://technical-feeds.blogspot.ca/2013/02/how-to-install-ubuntu-and-ruby-on-rails.html. I did everything and it worked fine. I ...