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How can I create a launcher and also have it in the apps toolbar

I want an app icon for smart git. I can create one on my desktop with $ gnome-desktop-item-edit ~/ --create-new and selecting the smartgit.sh app. That works for an icon on the desktop. How ...
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Is there a way to show icons on a git repo folder like tortoiseGit?

Is there a way which could let me know all the file status by just looking at the folder view, like what TortoiseHg, TortoiseSVN, TortoiseGit did on windows? Now my git repo folder looks the same as ...
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“error: gnutls_handshake() falied” when connecting to https servers

When I try to connect to any HTTPS server with git, it gives the following error: error: gnutls_handshake() failed: A TLS packet with unexpected length was received. while accessing ... fatal: HTTP ...
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What are the advantages and disadventages of git or bzr + rsync vs rdiff-backup?

I used to use rsync to do backups, but then I switched to rdiff-backup to incremental backups. Recently, I discovered git and bzr while working on a coding project. So, I was thinking, I could have ...
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Permission to referance file in git changed on push

I have currently set up an ubuntu-server with gitolite and it works like a charm for the most parts. The only issue was when I downloaded and setup a web-gui (gitlist), to share my repositories. Im ...
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How can I have a shell for git like in Windows?

When I use Windows, the shell (even a standard Windows shell) shows basic information about the git repository when you are in a git repository. Things like the active branch and maybe some color ...
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Getting the program “repo”?

I'm trying to follow the instructions at http://developer.mips.com/android/android-source-code/ to install an android development environment on my Ubuntu 12 but I'm missing the program repo Could ...
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How do I recompile X.org from git?

I am having some problems with wheelmouse and mouse movement at the same time on ubuntu 12.04 and I found that the problem has been solved here: ...
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How do I compile and install gnome-tweak-tool from its git repository?

How I install the Gnome tweak tool from git://git.gnome.org/gnome-tweak-tool? I have install the Synaptic
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Which VCS to use for Ubuntu development?

I want to start contributing to Ubuntu projects and while going through the Beginner's guide, I noticed that the suggested VCS for Ubuntu development is Bazaar. I currently use Git and find it very ...
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I have a global .gitignore but files aren't being ignored, why?

I have a .gitignore_global in my home directory durrantm.../durrantm$ pwd /home/durrantm durrantm.../durrantm$ ls .git* .gitconfig .gitignore_global The .gitignore_global has: ...
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git ssh :Permission denied (publickey)

I tried to use github so I followed the help doc. But when I used this command : ssh -vT git@github.com I got error like this: jacos@Jing:~/.ssh$ ssh -vT git@github.com OpenSSH_5.8p1 Debian-7ubuntu1, ...
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Git ssh error: port 22: no route to host

I tried to use set up git and use it for github, then when I followed the help doc, but when I got to step 5 of the set up ssh keys section :Test everything out , When I used this command: ssh -T ...
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How do I set up Gitorious server on ubuntu?

I wanted to know how I can set up gitorious server on ubuntu and have it work locally. I'm running 12.04 and would like to get the latest version
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How do i fix problem with Ubuntu 11.10 server and gitweb?

Hi and sorry for bad english first :(... i have one ubuntu 11.10 server and i wanna make gitweb server. i refered to this site - ...
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what to do about .ssh-agent pop up at login screen? [closed]

I was setting up git with a ssh key passphrase on Ubuntu 12.04 via the terminal with the assistance of Help.GitHub: "You can run ssh-agent automatically when you open bash by adding the following to ...
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Where to obtain Ubuntu Supplied Third-Party Device Drivers Patches to apply them to vanilla kernels?

For testing purposes I usually download the ubuntu kernel available from git and build it for my PC. But usually the stable version of Ubuntu kernel is not always in sync with the latest stable ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Gitosis no longer available

I have an Ubuntu 11.10 box running git server using gitosis, installed as described here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Git I just tried upgrading to 12.04 doing a do-release-upgrade, and the ...
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Failed to install Gnome-Shell-Extensions: Missing Separator

I'm trying to install gnome-shell-extensions in terminal using these instructions: Download Gnome Shell extensions by running following command: git clone ...
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Where to put git “remote” repo on purely local git setup?

I overwrote and lost some important scripts and would like to setup version control to protect my stuff. I've used git before, and am familiar with commands, but don't understand where I would put my ...
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Download files from Git + GUI

This post is related to downloading files from Git Repository on Ubuntu 11.10. I have installed 'Git' from Software Centre including the components like GUI, revision tree visualiser etc etc The ...
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Why is git not using my pubkey with crontab?

To backup my sql database I have a cron job running that makes a mysql dump. Now I want to create another cron job that commits this dump to the repo, the problem now is that it doesn't work. In the ...
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How do I use git with google code on ubuntu?

I'm a beginner with git and google code, and I'm not sure how to set it up so that I can put my source on google code. I read some tutorials but I still don't understand.
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How can I fetch all in RabbitVCS Git? [closed]

Using command-line git I can fetch updates to all branches using git fetch --all. Is this possible in RabbitVCS? If so, how?
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tortoisegit for ubuntu

Are there any alternatives to ToroiseGIT for Ubuntu? I'm looking for something to integrate GIT with nautilus in the context menu. Like TortoiseHG used to (replaced with HG scripts)
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Kdevelop and git, commit button disabled

I installed KDevelop 4.2.3, enabled git plugin and created new project with git version control system. Repository was created in project directory and that's fine. However when I right click on file ...
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Error Installing Git with Apt-Get

When I attempt to install git on a server distribution of Ubuntu 11.04, I get an error. I used the following command: sudo apt-get install git And that generated this error: (Reading database ...
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How do I show the number of lines added(and deleted) in git? [closed]

I have to display the number of lines added(and deleted) to a certain file by all commits.
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How do I sort the authors of a repository by the number of contributions using git?

The name of an author is exactly the one given by the "Author" line of a commit. When I list the authors, their names must be followed by the number of commits they have.
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GIT, SVN, Mercurial and Bazaar packages available to install (GUI & Terminal)

What packages are available in Ubuntu to use the following distributed version control systems via Terminal or GUI? GIT SVN Mercurial Bazaar
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How to install gitolite on Ubuntu 10.10 server?

I am trying to install gitolite on an ubuntu 10.10 server. It seems from the google that gitolite should have a package in the repos, but I dont see any install candidates on my box. I can grab the ...
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Git Branch in ZSH Prompt?

When working on a git repository with multiple branches, how do I modify my zsh prompt to include my current active branch?
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Combining git GUI with the context menu?

I just installed git and qgit for Ubuntu and I want several features: To be able to see the hidden .git folder within folders. To be able to right-click a folder and say "create a repository here" ...
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Can't install “meld”

I'm trying to install meld on Ubuntu (I use VirtualBox on Windows 7) in order to visualize git diff: sudo apt-get install meld But, it doesn't succeed: ... Get:9 ...
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Issues checking out code from Google Code

I've recently upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and since then, I haven't been able to checkout code from Google Code. I can't get it with either svn or git, but they were both working before the upgrade (so ...
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Git public key error solution [closed]

I have set up my ssh key using this tutorial http://help.github.com/linux-set-up-git/ And tested it with this this command ssh -T git@github.com The result was my user name. And I pushed a existing ...
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Automatically mark files and directories tracked by git in nautilus

When you use git for a lot of projects it can sometimes be hard to remember which projects you use git for and which you don't. It's important to know this so that you commit changes if you make ...
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How to alias 'git' to 'g' so that bash-completion rules are preserved?

If I do this: alias g='git' I loose all completion rules (i.e. branches and remotes are no longer being automatically completed when I hit TAB after typing, for example g push o).
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git-ls-files: command not found

I googled this command and it said it is provided via git-man, which I have installed. Anybody having issues with this command not being found? It appears based on git-ls-files manpage that we can ...
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Why does Giggle ignore more than .gitignore?

This is a question about why Giggle acts in a certain way. Reproduce To reproduce what my question is about you need to have git and Giggle installed. Step 4–10 is not necessary to reproduce. I ...
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Keeping files that are often changed in sync between desktop and laptop

I'm looking for a way to keep a desktop and a laptop in sync. What I want to keep in sync are some folders, mainly ~/Documents, that are changed often when working on them. If it matters I can ...
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Ubuntu Gitosis init web folder

I managed to setup gitosis on Ubuntu, authorization done using SSH keys. Now I want to make some folders on this Ubuntu server Git Initialized and available thrue gitosis. For example /var/www/x1 ...
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Git basics, How can I grab files from git?

I am new to git so chances are there is a simple answer. I have a git command for grabbing a site git clone git@devel.foobar.com:foob.com.git Now when I run this I am prompted for a password via ...
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How do I integrate git with emacs?

What do I need to install to be able to do something like the lines below in Ubuntu 11.04? M-x git-status git-commit-file command (c key) git pull git push
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jhbuild will not continue git downloads

I have been trying to install gnome 3 on my 10.10. I read this tutorial and am using jhbuild to install the 41 required packages. jhbuild apparently pulls the required packages using git and wget. I ...
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How do I get “Quickly” to use Git?

How do I get Quickly to use Git as its default version control instead of Bazaar?
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How to install KDE 4.3 on Ubuntu 9.04? (or how can I use konqueror 4.3 on andlinux?)

I added the kubuntu jaunty backport deb in the sources.list file, the GPG key + done apt-get update and dist-upgrade etc… Pick a question: Is there a way to update Konqueror 4.2.4? Where can I ...
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Discover Whether A Program Is Installed From Python3 Script

Within my python3 software I need to check to see if git is installed. I know that from the terminal I can type: dpkg --get-selections > filename to find what programs are installed and then put ...
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Using python3 To Install Git -> If Statements/File Reading Error

As part of a larger program, I am using git to check the program itself for updates. Of course, the user will need git installed to do so. I've created a small bit of python3 code to check if the user ...
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Nautilus “locks up” when browsing directories with version control, many files

When opening a directory that is version controlled, especially one with subdirectories containing hundreds or thousands of individual files, Nautilus temporarily freezes (application does not respond ...