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Replying to a thread [on hold]

When I am sending my patch to a thread, instead of showing that in the thread I am getting it as a new fresh mail.
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Unable to install latest git on Ubuntu

I have checked this answer and followed the same steps. My system throws git is already the newest version. But when i do git --version it shows git version 1.8.1.2 I need to install git >= ...
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error while using git clone

I'm trying to use git clone to clone a forked project for compiling. The input/output are as follows: preet@Preet-HP-620:~/clones$ git clone git@github.com:Preet23/android_vendor_resurrection.git ...
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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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E: Unable to locate package git

I am trying to install git, I used sudo apt-get install git command and it results: E: Unable to locate package git This question have been asked by many people but not a single answer has fixed my ...
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repo sync duration and how to resume sync?

I am on Ubuntu 14.0.4 and I am trying to build a CWM recovery for Celkon Q 500 (android 4.4.2, Broadcom processor). I have set up build environment and currently working on syncing repo. I have ...
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gitg: Exit status of a child process was requested but ECHILD was received by waitpid()

When running gitg from the command line, I get the following warning message: (gitg:5414): GLib-WARNING **: GChildWatchSource: Exit status of a child process was requested but ECHILD was received ...
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How to use multiple ssh keys with different accounts and hosts

i have multiple ssh keys and i have also have account on bitbucket and github. how when ever i use pull it gives me error :/var/www/proj$ git pull origin master conq: repository access denied. ...
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How do I mirror any VCS unique to Ubuntu?

I'm a student at UWyo researching source code differences. I've been cloning git repositories from distributions conforming to the following: sudo cat /var/lib/apt/lists/* | grep Vcs-Git | awk ...
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overview of all git repositories on computer

I am using git for software development. I manage it using the terminal or git gui and I am happy with that. But I have about 6 repositories, and sometimes I forget to push some of them. That is ...
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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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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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Give ubuntu user on EC2 instance access to public_html folder

I have an EC2 Ubuntu instance running apache with a couple of websites. Say one website is called widgets, then /home/widgets/ has user widgets and group widgets I have a git repository in ...
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Upgrade Git version on Ubuntu 14.04

Can please somebody tell me what is wrong with this? I run $ sudo apt-get purge git; sudo apt-get autoremove; sudo apt-get install git Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Is there a way to use GIT to manage OS packages so that if i 'sudo' break something I can easily revert?

I'm very novice when it comes to OS management, so if this question is ignorant please be kind. The idea is pretty self explanatory, essentially keep a text file of packages&versions, every ...
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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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Sudo apt-get install git problem

Hi Im kinda new to Ubuntu. That said, I can usually run this on a clean install of ubunty 14.10 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install git And then git should be installed But what I get is this ...
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How to sudo git clone and safely change permission to another user

On Raspberry Pi, I log in as the default user Pi. I do a sudo git clone on a repository, because it needs to create directories. This is specific for DNU/DNX, because we cannot run sudo dnu restore ...
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What are some GUI clients for Git?

I am using git for version control of various projects. Is there easy-to-use software for navigating through commits and branches of a project and for retrieving versions?
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fatal: does not appear to be a git repository

I set up a empty git repo on my production server with git init --bare From my local machine i added the repo as a remote: git remote add origin ssh://user@example.com/~/git/example.com If i ...
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How do you “compile” something in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to use Gfx Tablet. However, I am struggling to interpret the installation instructions given by the developer. http://rfc2822.github.io/GfxTablet/#part-1-uinput-driver His instructions ...
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Is it possible to define website variables for git?

I would like to be able to run something like: git clone mw/Math.git where mw equals: https://git.wikimedia.org/git/mediawiki/extensions, i.e., the MediaWiki extensions git repository. Instead of ...
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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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Problems with Git-All and 15.04

So I'm working with git and I installed the standard version. I set up the ssh keys and was able to clone one of my repositories to the correct folder. Everything was working great and then I decided ...
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Configuring smtp

When I am trying to send a patch, I am getting the following error: Send this email? ([y]es|[n]o|[q]uit|[a]ll): Unable to initialize SMTP properly. Check config and use --smtp-debug. VALUES: ...
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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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Event.d not there

Using ubuntu server 14.04.2 I'm trying to get the git daemon on my server it tells me to create an upstart script at /etc/event.d/local-git-daemon. However it seems there is no event.d in /etc. ...
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How to build Kernel version 4.0.4 using Git?

I should like to build a 4.0 kernel by cloning a repository as described in this web page which quotes the text : git clone git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ubuntu-.git I can't find an appropriate ...
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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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Git on Launchpad

I develop most of my code in Git repos, now that I've become slightly more active on Launchpad I've started picking up Bazaar which has two "small" difference from Git's workflow that ride against how ...
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What are cflags? [closed]

I have some experience with Gentoo, so I know the compiler meaning of CFLAGS, but when I try to configure https://github.com/OpenSC/pam_pkcs11 : # ./bootstrap&&./configure&&make ...
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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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install application using output of antoher application [closed]

I would like to use output of command: foo@bar:~/baz$ git remote add origin git@bitbucket.org:foo/bar.git The program 'git' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo apt-get ...
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ssh: connect to host github.com port 22: Connection refused

So I followed the guide on how to add a SSH key to GitHub, and added a new SSH key with a passphrase to GitHub and the SSH agent. Now, if I run ssh -T git@github.com as described in the guide to test ...
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Add existing ssh key for git

I am and my friend working on the same project, he has ssh permission for repo, he gave me his ssh key and I want to import it to my id_rsa.pub, but after I get Permission denied error when want to ...
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Getting commit sizes in Git?

Is there a way to find out how much space was used by each commit? If I push after each commit, I will see how much data is sent. This is one way of estimating it. But there must be a better way. ...
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How should I install Git on Ubuntu Touch?

I've got a nice little BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition here and I'm trying it out. Is there a sensible way to install Git on it? It doesn't appear to be available via the default repositories.
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What are the submodule and checkout commands of git for? [closed]

I hope my question is not out off topic. I am trying to install OpenBR on my laptop (Ubuntu 14.04). Following the instructions, I found these 3 command lines: git checkout <tag> git submodule ...
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Can somebody explain this changing `du` output?

Just tripped across a weird case of du. Putting arguments one way gives: $ du -s htdocs/.git/ feuerkraft/.git/ media/.git/ 40564 htdocs/.git/ 40740 feuerkraft/.git/ 204 media/.git/ Putting them ...
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Starting forked-daapd service from GIT Install

So I'm pretty new to Ubuntu/Linux so I'm sure that I'm missing something obvious. I installed/configured forked-dapd from the GIT Source https://github.com/ejurgensen/forked-daapd and followed the ...
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“error: gnutls_handshake() failed” 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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Auto deployment from bare Git repo to Apache

I am configuring a Ubuntu Server for our project now, Gitolite and Apache are working now without any problem and they are on same server, What I want right now is deploy Git repository to Apache ...
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how i can install “Source Tree” git client on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am frontend developer, and I decided to use Ubuntu instead Windows. I found all the necessary alternative, except GUI client for git. I used Source Tree for Windows, is there a way to run it on ...
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How to suppress pam_unix(sshd:session): session closed for user

I have a Ubuntu (14.x) host serving as a git repository box (via GitLab CE). Around 50 users are using shared user (in this case "gitlab") to connect to the box to sync their repositories. This method ...
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How do I disable gnome-keyring ssh integration?

I don't want gnome-keyring to get in the way of my git commits, partially because it locks the entire screen while asking for a password, even on KDE (though I have now switched to GNOME). While I do ...
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apt-get error for git, but not other packages

I just set up a fresh Ubuntu 12.04.5 server amd64 machine on VirtualBox 4.2 (I was having install issues on OSX 10.10 using 4.3) and I'm able to do apt-get install curl but when I run apt-get install ...
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problem with using git using private key

sorry if this question seems so easy but I'm new with UBUNTU and I still couldn't figure that out. I've been given a private key with password to clone and install a software from a repository using ...
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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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Get git branch information from refspec

I have a git project with two branches, master and stable. I am writing an API for company's CI infrastructure. In one API function, user needs to give both refspec and branch. I dont want to bother ...
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problem while updating backbox using sudo apt-get update

[*] starting at 19:46:20 [19:46:20] [INFO] updating sqlmap to the latest development version from the GitHub repository [19:46:20] [INFO] update in progress .. [19:46:22] [ERROR] update could not be ...