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Graphical GitHub client for ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am looking for an easy to use, graphical github client for ubuntu, since I do not know how to use git in the terminal (yet). Thanks
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HEAD is now at 9e52a21

I am trying to run a kernel module on a Nexus 7 emulator on Ubuntu. I ran this command in the terminal: git clone https://android.googlesource.com/kernel/msm.git Then I want to checkout this: git ...
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Intellij unable to fetch from git

I've cloned an existing git repository. Git is working fine when I pull using command line. However, when I try doing the same from Intellij, it says Fetch failed. Fatal : Could not read from remote ...
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Avoid initial full directory commit & rather add file to VCS just before modifying the file?

Could I put a certain file in some VCS like git/subversion/etc only "when" I am modifying it. So first I put the unmodified version & then the modified version. The desire is to put the file in ...
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Getting git error on juju charm-upgrade [closed]

I'm playing with the upgrade-charm command to better understand how it works and what happens during it. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. According to the log JUJU tries to use the git client for a charm ...
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How can “git gui” open repository from parent directory?

I start Git GUI tool using command git gui or git citool. I wanted to add another entry to right click script menu (already have dozens of commands) and created a script like this: #!/bin/sh git ...
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How to start git-gui?

I've installed git-gui tool via sudo apt-get install git-gui. But how do I start it? Trying with search or git-gui command did not find and UI tool for Git.
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How to unset default git identity

does anybody know, where is located something like main config of git? I use netbeans and when I installed git, it created identity from my username and hostname (stellaireman ). In my home folder ...
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Why don't git colours appear when using watch?

When running git status -sb I see: I want to watch (from procps-ng 3.3.3) a repository. The --color option is supposed to keep colours. Interestingly, it works with ls: $ watch --color "ls ...
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I tried to install git in my machine but i got a error message like below? [duplicate]

I tried all the possibility kindly let me know how resolve this error message and how to install git in my machine, (personal)root@ubuntu:/home/shan/workspace/projects# apt-get -f install git-core ...
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Automatically enter a pw for a bit bucket account?

I have a git repo on an ubuntu 12.04 machine synced with a remote bit bucket repo. When I do a git pull I have to always provide a password. Is there a way to store that PW so that I don't have to ...
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How can I use a git client with a GUI on a bitbucket repo which I already worked on?

I have a bitbucket account and opened a git repo there. I worked with the command line and made a few simple test commits for a few simple text files. It's actually quite simple, if I just do the, um, ...
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Sharing git repo on NTFS partition between Linux/Windows dualboot

I've posted this question already stackoverflow but got no answer: click Since I'm having this problem on Ubuntu I repost my question here. I hope this is not forbidden. I'm developing an (Qt) ...
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Github ask for Username & password after Configure ssh?

I have Created SSH keygen and Just add the Public Key to My Github Account. When I am pushing My local Saved State to Github Repo.It ask for UserName & Password again. Any input would be ...
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Moving from SVN to GIT , best way to copy full repos?

We are changing from SVN to GIT, and I wonder which is the best way to copy the files from one to another server. For that I would use rsync but I need to know if I can first copy the files and than ...
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Make CronTab not asking for id_rsa keyword when running in terminal

I like to do some git pull inside a script and see see output of it. So I made up this cronjob to test: DISPLAY=:0 * * * * * mike /usr/bin/gnome-terminal -x zsh -c "/var/www/up.sh; zsh" ...
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How do I see all GIT Users from my private git server?

I just installed GIT server on my ubuntu 12.04 server. It works well, but I don't know all configurations. I know that i can see my pricate account using nano ~/.gitconfig but how to see all users who ...
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How to setup a private git repository?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and created a git server and gave some users access to one repos I created. I have trouble to download the repos using open SSH through command line, no putty nothing. I am ...
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when i am cloning in to website it shows error

git clone http://sample.com/bag name here i mentioned web address as sample.com/bag for reference. I also tried with ssh://sample.com/bag name I also tried with ssh://git@sample.com/bag name ...
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Error deploying services in juju local

After following all the guides, I've managed to configure juju in the local environment inside a virtualbox guest machine, but after deploying any service (wordpress,juju-gui), they load to the point ...
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Syntax of Terminal Commands

The syntax of a Terminal command will be something like the following: command -option argument But the following Git command seems irregular, can anyone explain the syntax of it. (Why two ...
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Git - URL does not appear to be a git repository

I just started using Git and now I'm experiencing a problem. I have a production server and a local development repository. All files on my local master branch should be on the production server. So ...
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Interpretting output from fsck

I'm working on a project using git, and ran into some problems: How to diagnose and fix git fatal unable to read tree The comments suggested that my issue might be related to my file system, so I have ...
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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:admin@local.host 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 ...