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install gitk with git 1.8.3.2 [duplicate]

I seem to be unable to install gitk. Can anyone help me decipher the below: $ git --version git version 1.8.3.2 $ sudo apt-get install gitk Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Creating a repo with git( or any version control)

I have all my code/projects as repos in github. I use git a lot, I do have few projects which I cannot push to github at the same time, I want to keep a backup on my External Hard drive, is there any ...
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Server backup to github

Is it somehow possible to backup a whole server on github from the command line? Something like: cd / git commit username/repos -patch master I know it might not be this easy, cause it might ...
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How to install gitg 0.3.3 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to install gitg version 0.3.3 on Ubuntu 14.04. How can I do that?
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git-cola not working in ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop. I installed git-cola. Installation is smooth with apt0get install git-cola. When I open git-cola from launcher, it ask to open/clone a repository. I gave ...
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git clone results in gnutls_handshake failed: A TLS packet with unexpected length was received

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and git 1.7.9.5. A couple days ago, git was working fine. It would appear the installation or configuration of the passenger module for apache2 has modified some necessary ...
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Upgrading to the last version of Git from the source repository or PPA

I want to upgrade git using the source repository within Ubuntu. As you note, the last stable version is 2.0.2, but I have 1.9.4. I cloned the git repository, but I'm not sure how to continue. I ...
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Ambiance theme git repository

Does the default theme for Ubuntu (Ambiance) have an official git repository? I want to modify it adding my tweaks, and it already has a git repository I choose to take it as start repository.
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Install git from source

I am attempting to install git from source to use last version of git. http://git-scm.com/book/en/Getting-Started-Installing-Git $ tar -zxf git-2.0.1.tar.gz $ cd git-2.0.1 $ make prefix=/usr/local ...
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install monodevelop-database (4.0.12+dfsg-1) from GIT repository

I cloned the Git repository git://anonscm.debian.org/pkg-cli-apps/packages/monodevelop-database.git and tried to run ./configure but it gives me this error: checking for a BSD-compatible install... ...
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Using Git under Proxy on Ubuntu

I do git clone using terminal on Ubuntu 14.04 i.e git clone git@github.com:myusername/myrepo.git. Before I did it, I set git to use proxy with command: git config --global http.proxy proxyserver:port. ...
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Git prompt won't colorize

I want my git prompt in bash to colorize (green for clean repos, red for dirty repos). Right now, it shows plain white text no matter the git state of my cwd/repo. ...
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Which Git GUI can show list of files inside stash?

It was very easy in Sourcetree but this tool is not available on Linux
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How to import an arbitrary GIT branch into a Bazaar repo on Launchpad?

I would like to import an arbitrary GIT branch (NOT master) into a Bazaar repo on Launchpad, but when requesting a new code import Launchpad by default imports the HEAD of the master branch. So how ...
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Which Ubuntu (git) linux kernel tree matches my installed kernel?

Answering a recent question, and before that, trying to see if a patch which is fundamental for my machine had been included in a kernel release, I have found the following problem: How can I match ...
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What is GIT (program that Linus created) [closed]

This question might not be appropriate for this exact forum however I am sure that everyone here knows. I looked at multiple definitions and can't figure out exactly what it is. If anyone could ...
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Why does the terminal not hold my root password for sudo? [duplicate]

I stopped using Ubuntu for a while (since 12.10) and recently came back to it. From what I remember, it used to only ask for the root password once for a terminal session (for sudo commands). Now it ...
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(12.04 vm/server) Dist-upgrade to 3.2.0-63 wants to remove git (1.9.2) and git-core - is that the correct behavior?

was wondering if anyone knows dist-upgrade wants to remove git. FWIW, this is a pretty simple box, mainly used for web dev. $ uname -a Linux precise64 3.2.0-61-generic #93-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 2 ...
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Can not clone git repository setup using filesystem permissions but can ssh

I've setup a local git server on Ubuntu 12.04. The repos can be cloned locally on the server, but I can not clone the repo from another server. I can ssh to the server with the same config. ...
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Parse git log by modified files

I have been told to make git messages for each modified file all one line so I can use grep to find all changes to that file. For instance: $git commit -a modified: path/to/file.cpp/.h - 1) ...
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WARNING: terminal is not fully functional despite xterm-color

I have two Ubuntu VMs. On one of them, whenever I run git diff or git log, I see: WARNING: terminal is not fully functional I then get a horrible, monocolour diff (yech). How do I fix this? I ...
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How to install git server with apache authentication on Ubuntu 14

I trying to install git server on Ubuntu 14 following these steps: www.jmuras.com I made a little change when creating git.conf and symbolic link cause goes on different folders for Ubuntu 14, i did ...
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Aptana crashes on Git Commit in 14.04

Ever since I upgraded my machine to 14.04 - I cannot commit via Aptana's "Team" menu. I was having other, miscellaneous and unrelated problems, so I did a fresh install, and used Oracle Java ...
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Can I use Git to backup all my server changes? [closed]

I want to use Git to monitor all the changes I make to my Ubuntu server. If I rollback changes, can I run into trouble when I rollback changes?
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Is there any way to give a tag or nickname to a process so it can be killed invoking kill <tag>?

I have one Ubuntu 12.04 vps and I use git to upload code for a web server, when I push by git to vps I have to login via ssh to vps and look for the process by: ps -A | grep node I kill it once I ...
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Jenkins Git Ubuntu Server

I am trying to install a completely working Jenkins on my old PC with Ubuntu Server 12.04. I think my installation of Ubuntu Server and Jenkins was succesfull. I can access the Jenkins page by ...
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How to clone git repository only some directories?

For example, I want to download PCL 3d_rec_framework. This is the git repository of PCL: https://github.com/PointCloudLibrary/pcl.git How to download this directory? ...
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Why does root take ownership of my files?

I'm new to Linux and trying to install a library from Github. I cloned https://github.com/AngryLawyer/rust-sdl2 in /home/username/documents/ and ran make as per instructions. Now the entire rust-sdl2 ...
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Deleting files by way of the terminal where files have a certain keyword

UPDATE Status of the process for the command rm -rf ~/.local/share/Trash/files/ has been set to Very High. Command was initiated at 0745 today and is still running. CPU Time is current 53 seconds at ...
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Trying to get Vundle to work with VIM

I am following this tutorial, which is actually the Vundle's homepage in github and in step 3 it's telling me to put some code into .vimrc: "Put this at the top of your .vimrc to use Vundle. Remove ...
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git on Ubuntu get: gnutls_handshake() warning: The server name sent was not recognized

When I run: 'git clone ...' from Linux, I successfully clone it. but when I run the same command form Ubuntu I get the following error message: fatal: unable to access 'https://gitserver...': ...
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How to remove offending key in git when you try to push your chanes?

I've done tons of search and tested different solutions, but gain no success! When I want to push my codes, I receive the following error: Warning: the ECDSA host key for 'git.mywebsite.ir' ...
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GitHub for Windows, but for Ubuntu [closed]

Is there a version of Github for Windows or Github for Mac that is meant for Ubuntu/Linux?
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Ubuntu 14.04 git install problem [duplicate]

after sudo apt-get install git: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required ...
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which PPA has the most current version of git for 12.04? ppa:git-core/ppa is outdated

Just installed git via ppa:git-core/ppa and got 1.7.9.5 when the current version is 1.9.2. $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa You are about to add the following PPA to your system: The most ...
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Git strange behaviour

I recently upgraded my ubuntu local server to 14.04. I don't know if it's related with upgrade or not, but things is there was no such problem before. The problem is, Googled this problem, and ...
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Connect to other network to use git repo

I have used Gigolo to create a bookmark/mount for a drive that I named engineering. How would I be able to access this using the command line? When I click on anything under Computer I can find a ...
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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) ...