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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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vim NERDTree | Auto fresh the directory pane

How can you auto refresh the directory panes automatically in vim NERDTree? I know you can press R to refresh manually but I want to have it refresh automatically. This is particularly helpful when ...
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How to have git and virtualenv aware colors in terminal?

I am watching "Building Web APIs with Flask" video on Oreilly from Miguel Grinberg. His terminal is colorful and shows different colors for virtualenv name and git branch name. I want to have the same ...
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Cloning xv6 repository using git under proxy

I have to clone xv6 repository using git. I am executing following command: git clone git://pdos.csail.mit.edu/xv6/xv6.git I have configured git for http/https but how do I configure it for git ...
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How can update all the git repositories the next time a user log in?

I'm working on creating a virtual machine using Ubuntu that is Prebuilt LAMP Stack Development Environment for Drupal. I will love to have few projects in virtual machine however, after while they ...
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Can't install git on Ubuntu, Unable to fetch some archives? [duplicate]

Trying to install git onto Ubuntu 13.04. Getting this error message. Tried sudo-apt get update and same problem. Very new to Ubuntu so your help will be appreciated. Err ...
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install gitk with git 1.8.3.2

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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Best GUI client 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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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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Trouble setting up git error: could not lock config file

I'm getting this error when trying to set the global config: $ git config --global user.name "Your Name Here" error: could not lock config file /pathto/file/.gitconfig: No such file or directory ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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how to set up a Sparkleshare host on Ubuntu

I installed Sparkleshare from the software centre, it is sitting in my launcher but it will not launch. I understand that I must set up a host but when I try to install/run the setup script nothing ...
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apt-get install git-core failed

After running sudo apt-get install git-core, I get Unpacking git-core (from .../git-core_1%3a1.7.4.1-3_all.deb) ... Errors were encountered while processing: ...
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Init.d script not updating git repository

I have the following init.d script running on my ubuntu machine: # /etc/init.d/do-updates cd /home/ubuntu/Fox;git pull sudo /home/ubuntu/Fox/batch_update_process.py 1>> ...
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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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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 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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meld not working with git on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Trying to run meld as difftool on Ubuntu 14.04 prompts the following error: Launch 'meld' [Y/n]: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/meld", line 91, in ...
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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 are there fewer official apps for linux ?eg:(Official Google Drive/GUI Git etc are missing) [closed]

Take GIT GUI apps for Linux(Example) ,compare them to Mac/Windows apps here You would probably feel the difference.Why is this ,Linux , in spite of being powerful , free , open source hasn't been ...
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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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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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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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git config global file - remove settings

The following command: $git config --global --list gives me: user.name=test user user.name=gotqn I want to remove the first name. I refers to this article and do the following commands but ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Connection timeout when accessing Github [closed]

I have exactly the same problem as described here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12849986/connection-timeout-when-accessing-github So I'll just copy & paste: I have some weird problems. ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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Accidentally run gl-setup by default user. Cannot log in to server

I installed Git and gitolite in my new server. In gitolite installation steps, i executed gl-setup command accidentally by my default user. not with git user. Now i am unable to log in to server. it ...