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GitHub account setup in Ubuntu 20.04

How do i set up my GitHub account in my Ubuntu machine? Via Command Line, I have configured the email & username variables, when doing the git push for the first time & I entered my account ...
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Install GIT on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I was trying to install Git on my Ubuntu 18.04 version with the command sudo apt-get install git But I was recieving the below shown error. How can I fix this one? The following packages have unmet ...
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Git can't install on Ubuntu 19.04 [closed]

The title honestly says it all: I can't install Git on my Linux computer. I'm not sure if it's because of Ubuntu version discrepancies, but I know for a fact before I upgraded from 18.04, it worked ...
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How to limit the user access to a directory in external drive?

I have a Raspberry pi 4 with Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS installed. There, i have a Git repository hosting (precarious) for my personal projects, but i'm trying to use it for a team project. The Git ...
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ssh agent forwarding not working after ubuntu 20.04 upgrade

SSH agent forwarding was perfectly working when I was using xubuntu 19.10, after I upgrade my system to xubuntu 20.04, its not working anymore. I never change /etc/ssh/config or /home/.ssh/config . ...
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How do I enter multiple strings in when asked for in command?

I am learning about using git on my Ubuntu machine. I was going to create a simple bash script to do all of my git commands really easily. I want to be able to automatically enter my username and ...
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“/usr/bin/env: ‘python’: No such file or directory” while installing OrangeFox Recover

I'm trying to install https://gitlab.com/OrangeFox/Manifest Following error is occuring again & again: $ repo init --depth=1 -u https://gitlab.com/OrangeFox/Manifest.git -b fox_9.0 /usr/bin/env: ...
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Not able to clone git repository in Ubuntu 20.04

After upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04, I am not able to clone git repository in Ubuntu 20.04. Cloning into 'distributed-architecture-cache'... fatal: unable to access 'https://github.com/M-Thirumal/...
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Autoreconf error: failed with exit status: 1

I try to install mp4fpsmod on Linux 4.19.104+ x86_64 Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS in Colab. To reproduse please copypaste these three lines into a Colab cell and hit shift+enter: !git clone -qqq https://github....
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No wifi adapter found in ubuntu 18.04 HP laptop

I have tried using git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new.git cd rtlwifi_new/ && git checkout origin/extended -b extended sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic build-...
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why Ubuntu-4.15.0-76.86 which is based on 4.15.18 have some extra git commits from 5.0

Previously, I thought Ubuntu-4.15.0-76.86 is based on 4.15.18 However, I just found it has some commits from kernel. For example ,ef61eb43ada6c1d6b94668f0f514e4c268093ff3 is a commit from linux 5.0 ...
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opt premission error

am using Ubuntu Server 20.04 and I'm having permission issue while running a script. Steps taken: cd /opt/ sudo git clone --depth 1 https://github.com/sqlmapproject/sqlmap.git A sudo ln -s /opt/A/...
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Problem Installing Git

I am using Xubuntu on a virtual machine and my internet is working fine. I'm trying to install git and sudo apt-get install git is also not working. Terminal says: E: Unable to fetch some archives ...
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How to uninstall git from Ubuntu 16.04 without affecting packages dependent on it?

@Team, I have git 1:2.7.4-0ubuntu1.3 installed, I can see NESSUS scan on my device reports Critical Vulnerability with it. Actually I don't need git in my device, I want to remove it, but issue is if ...
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Too many arguments error when installing Mineos

I am very new to Ubuntu and Linux in general and when trying to install Mineos to set up a server for me and my friends I keep running into an error. cd /usr/games git clone https://github.com/...
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How to uninstall bookworm when I installed it from source?

I am a new Linux user and i can't uninstall bookworm. I installed it using the steps recommended here to install from source: Run the command below to install the above on Ubuntu and Debian distros:...
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How to get the internet using Archer T3U (TP-Link) wireless adapter

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 a few days ago and have had a frustrating few days trying to get an internet connection with the T3U. I have visited this site and tried a number of the fixes but to no ...
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Android Studio: Wrong username in git pull/fetch dialog

I am using git in the Android Studio when I am trying to pull, fetch then it is asking password for --global.
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problem with permission chmod, could not set 'core.filemode' to 'false' (using git clone on a fat32 partition)

I'm tryin to git clone a repo on a folder in a fat32 partition, and I get this error: $ pwd /media/data/sas/devel/apps $ git clone git@gitlab.com:xxxxx/xxxxxxxx/xxxx.git Cloning into 'notes'... ...
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can not open smart git on ubuntu

trying to start smart git on ubuntu 18.04 LTS on terminal it says. ./smartgit.sh: line 44: uname: command not found but when run the command of line no 44 which is uname -m it runs smoothly and ...
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ZSH do not remeber github id

I recently switched to zsh and oh my zsh and now every time i want to push in my github account, I have to give my username and password. It is not remembering it. Bash still remembers it. How to ...
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Running a GUI script - everything freezes

I cloned this branch from GitHub, created a Python3 environment, activated it, and ran setup.py install. To run the GUI script, I typed https://github.com/HaseloffLab/CellModeller/tree/python3. I only ...
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Monitor / sniff network traffic for a non-root user

Is there any way to monitor network traffic for all processes owned by a non-root user? Specifically creating developer tools to see when a user pushes to a git remote.
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Does git reset command effect deletion of .gitignore file

Our team using gitLab to coordinate our projects.I had an issue in my git repository ,git index pack failed and resolved the issue.While that time i run git reset command.Is there any chance to effect ...
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Git clone not worked by using crontab

I facing an issue where I create a script only for git clone a repos. When running the script manually, the git clone command works well, but when I' using the crontab to run the script, it's failed ...
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Cannot unset proxy for git

Due to certain..world events, I have to work remotely outside our company proxy. I have unset the proxy settings eveywhere and everything works fine except Git. When I try to pull or push to our AWS ...
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Local commit contributions not showing up on GitHub

I used to push code on my Github account from my windows machine. Recently I have bought a new ubuntu machine and cloned a few of my repositories. So, after committing code on my ubuntu machine, I ...
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Broken perl packages

I am trying to install git on ubuntu, however, it returns root@localhost:~# apt install git Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages ...
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fatal: unable to access “…”: gnutls_handshake() failed: Handshake failed

I've been using Git for the past few months. Recently when I try to clone or to push, I keep on getting this error. I've researched on the internet but so far no solution has worked for me. Does ...
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Default editor for git set to nano--how?

New eoan installation, just installed git and vim and recovered one of my projects from backup. Configured git user.email and user.name, made a couple of small changes, tried commit and... nano ...
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what is the command to convert a private key from DES-EDE3-CBC to AES?

How to convert an openSSH key to AES ? I have a git connection reset by peer when trying ssh -vvv my_gitlab_server It works for my colleague having a AES-128-CBC type private key when mine is DES-...
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How to install gitslave on Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS?

I'm trying to install gitslave (as part of a CircleCI build) on Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS and it fails at make: +tar -xzvf gitslave-2.0.2.tar.gz gitslave-2.0.2/ gitslave-2.0.2/web/ gitslave-2.0.2/web/index....
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Git installation error “E: Package 'git' has no installation candidate” Ubuntu 16.04.6

I checked the other posts for solutions, but am still facing this issue. I have updated Ubuntu using sudo apt-get update and sudo apt update. But I'm still facing this issue, as follows: ~$ sudo apt-...
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RTL8811AU install on 19.10 fails

I recently purchased Netgear AC600 dual band (USB ID-0846-9052, RTL8811AU) and tried installing wireless driver on my Ubuntu 19.10 machine. Almost most of the threads in GitHub are based on rtl8812au ...
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No Wi-Fi Adapter Found and related problems

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a brand new laptop. When trying to connect to Wi-Fi I get the error message: No Wi-Fi Adapter Found I have successfully tethered my android to the laptop so I have ...
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Issue installing git on 18.4 LTS [duplicate]

trying to install git on my ubuntu machine without a luck so far. Tried different things from different threads including below: sudo apt-get update && apt-get upgrade && apt-get dist-...
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Can`t use git pull on directory after copy to external hdd

I'm facing a strange problem. I've formatted a external disk partition as exFat. then I've copied my development projects from ext4 hdd into this partition using nautilus. Now when I tried to use git ...
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How can I change the colour of the git branch displayed in bash [duplicate]

I know nothing about bash or how to do stuff but this snippet does what I want: source /usr/lib/git-core/git-sh-prompt export PS1="${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\033[01;32m\]\u:\[\033[01;34m\]\...
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Cant install aurees git client on Ubuntu 19.10: Dependencies not resolved

I want to install the Aurees GUI client on Xubuntu 19.10. Since I can't find a way to install it by repo, I downloaded the .deb file and tried to install it using apt: # LANG=en_US.utf8 apt install /...
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18.04.3 LTS: Install git-lfs fails with not found error

I tried to install git-lfs using sudo apt install git-lfs but experienced the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done git-...
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Restore Git repository

I don't know if git related questions can be asked here but if it can be asked then I have a silly question. Inside a folder, I added some files did git init, then committed it and then added it to ...
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How to convert Git commits to an Ubuntu patch request?

After following the official guide for fixing a bug in Ubuntu I'm stuck at how to actually submit some existing work (in the form of local Git commits on an "ubuntu/devel" branch for a "main" pool* ...
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Git gui not showing anything

Until a few days ago, my Git GUI was working properly. It was showing the modified file names with a blue color on the left and the changes made on the right. Since today, my Git GUI shows nothing ...
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Best free Git GUI client for Ubuntu [closed]

Since all the Git GUI client questions are closed and there is no way for me to share this gem I found after abandoning my search and using Git CLI for a few months, I am creating a question and will ...
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“ssh_askpass exec(/usr/libexec/openssh/ssh-askpass) no such file or directory” error when I try to push in Git repo using VS Code

Don't know what happened. But all of sudden I can't push updates in GitHub. A month ago I used SSH keys to integrate VS Code with Github so that I do not have to type email & password every single ...
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apt-get tries to access ~/.config/git/

When installing new packages with the package manager, I get the permissions error shown below. This happens because /home is mounted from another server, however why is apt-get trying to access ~/....
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How/where to clone current 18.04 kernel (5.0.0-37-generic), specifically using Git

I am looking to download/clone the source of kernel 5.0.0-37. I am looking to do this exclusively via Git. I know there are other ways to download the source, but I am looking for info on the Git repo ...
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I want to download Git [duplicate]

I want to download Git in Ubuntu but my shell is giving me this: user@user-Y11C:~$ sudo apt-get install git E: Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vscode.list (Component) E: The ...
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GPG key created with sudo cannot be used to sign Git commit

When I attempt to create a new key for Github with this command: gpg --full-gen-key I keep receiving this error: gpg: no writable public keyring found: Not found Key generation failed: Not found ...
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Git push cannot write to object file - permission denied

I'm on a cloned repo and trying to push to my remote branch. Committing works just fine, however whenever I try to push I get this: error: unable to write file ./objects/foo/bar: Permission denied I ...

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