Version control, also known as revision control and source control (and an aspect of software configuration management), is the management of changes to documents, computer programs, large web sites, and other collections of information.

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how to create a debian package using “equivs-build” which can be “upgraded” if already installed?

I have created a .deb package using equivs-build command and providing necessary control, preinst, postinst, etc. I noticed that version can also be mentioned in control file. Now I want to create a ...
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Newer Distributions versus LTS Version

I sometimes use the reposistory of a newer distribution to get very actual versions of programs e.g. the mediathek; the newest is published in the utopic distribution. The advantage is, that I ...
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How to configure version control for Qt?

It might be just a basic thing for many, but I'm stuck at "Qt version control", and it's really annoying me. I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and my Qt version is 2.4.1. Here's the message which is displayed: ...
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I want a open source(community edition) document management system on Ubuntu which has a web interface [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS on a PC and have been trying to make it a server for hosting the source code and storing documents of our small company. We have a need to run a document management ...
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Ubuntu Server+Subversion+Bugzilla+LAN email

For succesfull setup of Ubuntu Server with Subversion, Bugzilla and local (LAN) email, do I need registered domain for such setup?
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Ignoring java compilation and version control folders in Ubuntu One

Kubuntu 13.10. Working directly in ~/Ubuntu One folder, where I have my Java projects under ~/Ubuntu One/java-projects. I want to ignore compilation and version control folders: classes, dist, .git, ...
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Check-in/check-out tool for Dropbox in Ubuntu?

Does anyone know whether there is a check-in/check-out tool for Dropbox running Ubuntu? I'm basically looking for the linux version of Notifybox, which only supports Windows.
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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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Keeping /etc folder on a remote server

I have etckeeper with default configuration (bazaar as VCS). I want to keep this repository on the remote server (for example on Amazon EC2 or, if possible, on Dropbox/Box.net/Ubuntu One). I tried to ...
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Why can not use git commit -m?

I tried to commit change and add comment: $ git commit -am "update Calculator clear and reset" --amend commit failed: (use 'git commit' or 'git commit -a' to commit changes) (can not ...
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Is there an application to manage config files in the /etc folder with version control software?

I want make version control for config files in Ubuntu server. But I found out it's not easy for simply "git" whole etc folder, because so many file doesn't need to track and some time system will ...
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Getting Full User Name

How do I look up my full user name in Ubuntu? I want this information to propagate to the environment variables GIT_AUTHOR_NAME and GIT_COMMITTER_EMAIL.
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Automatically keep track of all changes to a folder

Is there any software for Ubuntu that can keep track of changes to a specific folder, and restore previous versions of the folder? It would be useful to see all the changes that had been made to a ...
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Bazaar - pull the last revision only (and not the whole branch)

Shortly: How can I take the latest revision (only) from a remote bazaar repository and add it as a new revision to a local repository. Background: I have a development system and a production system. ...
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Which version control system to use?

I am looking at using a version control system to ensure that I can go back in time to a particular version for all documents in ~, if I have to. What is the best suited tool for this given that: I ...
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What happens when you change the name of a file or folder that is synced to Ubuntu One?

I've been using Ubuntu One for the last year or two to sync/backup specific important files and folders on my computer. Rather than just using it like "Dropbox" (i.e., putting files I want to sync in ...
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How can I split an SVN repository?

In our group we have a repository, we would like to move the repository, but in he meantime also we would like to delete some folders and re-indexing the revision(delete all the revision numbers which ...
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How do I host my own Bazaar shared repositories?

What I want ? We operate in a small team of 9 people including developers, QA and designers. I want to setup a version control. We have a ubuntu (server edition) and i want to host all our ...
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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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Marlin and integration of various VCS?

I just stumbled in another question (http://askubuntu.com/questions/86749/how-to-change-the-file-manager-from-nautilus-to-marlin) upon the filemanager "Marlin". I tried it a bit, and it seems to suit ...
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RabbitVCS suddenly stopped working in Nautilus

A while ago I installed RabbitVCS on Ubuntu 11.04. It then all worked pretty well, but since a few weeks (maybe even more than a month) RabbitVCS suddenly disappeared from the Nautilus context menu. ...
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How do I compile gcc 4.3.4? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install gcc-4.3? How can I compile (or just install) gcc 4.3.4 on my Ubuntu 11.10 ? I've tried to download and compile it with these instructions: ...
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How do I install gcc-4.3?

Is there and easy way to install gcc-4.3 on Oneiric ? I really need it because matlab depends on i for the creation of mex-files I tried changing all my resopistories back to Maverick just to install ...
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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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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 ...
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Split a text file into two files, without losing revision history?

So say I have file.py that I want to split into file1.py and file2.py. What is the correct way to do this? Would it be to use the following? bzr copy file.py file1.py bzr copy file.py file2.py bzr ...
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Using versioning for settings in home?

I planned to use git for the important files in my home directory, so I can revert bad settings or transfer them to another computer as needed. But there's too much chaos there, with each program ...
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Confusion about git; how to undo?

I wanted to install some source code that was on git. Don't really know what that means ; I've never used git before, but I figured it was time to learn so, I first installed git. Next I tried to ...
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Does/will Ubuntu One have a version control system?

Just that. I think it is an important feature to facilitate collaborative work. This was reported as the wishlist bug #366271
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A question about git and github [closed]

I have a problem. I forked a project in github.com. I made my changes, commited it and pushed to the original (what I Forked) repo. But in the original repo there are many changes, so I'd like to ...
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Any complete GUI interface for Mercurial?

I've tried TortoiseHG from the repositories, but it wasn't working at all.
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How to keep “dot files” under version control?

Etckeeper is a great tool for keeping track of changes to your configuration files in /etc A few key things about it really stand out. It can be used with a wide variety of VCSs: git, mercurial, ...
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What are the differences between the git and git-core packages?

Why there is a git package and a git-core package? Is there any difference?