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Is it possible Cloneing git over SSH with full path to the repo?

I use satis to generate my private list of packages for composer. Unfortunately, satis refuses to accept ssh://user@myserv.com:port/MyRepoName.git syntax. The only syntax it accepts is ...
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github push -> redmine issue duplicate comments

I've successfully connected github to redmine and whenever someone puts an issue reference in a commit message and pushes it to github, a comment is added to the redmine issue referring back to the ...
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Managing patches to configuration files

I use a configuration management system and, as I believe is common, my CM software simply copy-pastes configuration files to deploy them to my Linux servers, blindly clobbering whatever's there. But ...
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Git prime/hub website deployment: documentroot changes save fine but permission denied for subdirectories

Following the instructions in A web-focused Git workflow I set up a prime and hub repository on my web server and then cloned the hub to my machine at home. I started testing commits and pushes with ...
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List linux users

I need to find a group in linux that doesn't appear in my /etc/groups file. I run the following command and get an error sudo adduser --disabled-login --gecos 'GitLab' git adduser: The group `git' ...
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Structure for Version Control system - configuration and scripts

We are planning to introduce version control for our servers team so we can keep our config files and code neat. The server base are mostly Windows with some Linux and spread across several ...
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git-http-backend, ro for all, write requiring password? (with lighttpd)

I'd like to offer up read-only access to my GIT repos for everyone (i.e. no username/password required), but require authentication for writing. The git-http-backend man page suggests this is ...
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Automate git-pull, stuck with keychain

I'd like to create a cronjob to automatically run a git-pull every minute. The problem is that my repo is private, I had to create keys on my system (Ubuntu Server 12.04). I installed keychain and ...
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etckeeper pushing to github

I set up etckeeper and added the file /etc/etckeeper/commit.d/60github-push in order to push the commit to github. [orschiro@thinkpad etc]$ sudo cat /etc/etckeeper/commit.d/60github-push #!/bin/sh ...
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How to setup Git Linux server for Windows domain clients via SSH?

Is this combination possible? Server: Git on Linux Clients: Windows Authentication: Windows domain credentials Transport protocol: SSH If yes how would this be accomplished?
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Git clone from Windows to Windows cannot find the repository

git clone gituser@<server>:myRepo.git doesn't work, fails with the error message: fatal: ''myRepo.git'' does not appear to be a git repository Background: We have a Windows 7 machine set up ...
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How can I configure git to reject large files?

For the 3rd time a developer committed a large file in our git repository (over 100MB). It's really a pain to cleanup. How can I configure git and/or gitolite to prevent large files from ever being ...
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Trying to clone a bare git repo: Could not read from remote repository

I set up a git user on my Mac OS 10.7 system. In the root, there's a /repositories/test.git repo. When trying to clone it with git clone git@server:repositories/test.git it fails me with: bash: ...
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sudoers nopasswd switch user and run node not working

I'm trying to prevent a password prompt on a command that runs node as the www user by adding the following line to the bottom of my /etc/sudoers file: gituser ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/sudo -u ...
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Git clone works fine but git push doesn't

I have created a test git repo on Git server: /var/cache/git/username/myGitRepo.git Which is a 'bare' git repo. The ownership of the files belong to this 'username' user. I can clone the above Git ...
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git push origin master result : REJECTED_OTHER_REASON

I've made a personal repository on my server. I can clone it. I've get errors on push refusing update .... ... 'receive.denyCurrentBranch' configuration variable to 'refuse'. ... ...
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git clone from iMac to MacBook Pro error

When cloning a git repository via ssh I get the following error: git clone ssh://user@iMacHost.local/Users/home/git/projects/Stock.git Cloning into 'Stock'... hdiutil: attach failed - No such file or ...
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Why all git heads are not shown on gitweb?

When I running following command, its showing me three git branches me@myhost:~/myrepo$ git branch * master new_branch third However the gitweb is showing only two branches. Only master and ...
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Alternative to Samba with XAMP stack

I am currently setting up a server on my network for web development work and was wondering if there is any better way of doing what I intend to do. My work machine is a Windows 7 desktop and I am ...
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Revision control of sensitive configuration files

Consider a file with user-read-only permissions, for example ... -r--------+ admin secrets.txt How can such a file be put under revision control, so that its contents remain secret, even from the ...
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Git, plink, and cmd.exe: how do I set plink.exe to be verbose when used as GIT_SSH

How can I configure plink.exe to be verbose when run by git? The problem: on windows, using the command git.cmd clone git+ssh://user@host/repo folder when GIT_SSH=plink.exe intermittently fails ...
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SSH to bitbucket returing Permission Denied (publickey)

So I am trying to clone a repo to a directory on my Ubuntu server but I keep getting a Permission Denied (publickey) error. This is very weird because my output for ssh -T git@bitbucket.org shows ...
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how to make git smart http transport work on nginx?

I've tried this in many different ways. Here is probably the best configuration I've managed to come up with. nginx: server { server_name git.domain.com; access_log ...
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Kerberos authentication for Git server?

I have a Git server, and I want to make it usable by all Kerberos-logged users. eg: if a user has a valid Kerberos ticket, she can start pushing to Git without having to provide any ...
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GIT SVN with subgit and apache

I've started evaluating a piece of software called subgit which seamlessly allows you to interface a repo with either SVN or GIT. Throughout our organization we interface our repos using apache, and ...
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Is it safe to use git with multiple users when the repository is on a windows file share?

We are a team of less than ten persons that need to quickly set up a git repository that supports active directory based authentication. The simplest solution seems to be to use a file share with a ...
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How can I run git daemon using launchd (on demand, inited style)?

I am trying to run git daemon using launchd (on demand, inited style). But git clone git clone git://127.0.0.1/testrepo fails with Cloning into 'testrepo'... fatal: unable to connect to 127.0.0.1 ...
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How can I set Apache's .gitignore file?

I'm running a local dev server on Apache. I have a script (written in PHP) that scans all of the local dev sites I have up and running, and tells me which have outstanding items to commit to git. When ...
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Write issues on Linux Samba shares with OS X clients

Our web development company has a Linux server with a Samba share which employees use to develop websites. On the Samba share are numerous directories which serve as document roots for a webserver ...
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Securing a remote LAMP server that uses Capistrano for Git deploys

I am deploying my Github repo to a Media Temple Grid Server using Capistrano. In order to do this, I've setup the following: Enabled logging into the remote server with SSH keys (following this ...
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Backing up multiple git repos of the same project (deduplication)

I use a central git server (a gitlab instance). Developers clone projects to a samba share on another server. At the moment, I make backups of the gitlab server and all of the developers directorys on ...
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SSH Connection timed out even without a valid key

So I have done the same process over and over again and everytime worked perfectly, but on thie particular server it just won't work. I've tried any written suggestion on the Internet + serverfault ...
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Using git on a clone of a fork working unexpectedly [duplicate]

I make a fork of a github repo, and then clone that fork onto my local machine. When I run 'plaster serve --reload development.ini' (standard procedure for this app) to see it in action, it all works ...
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Why can I not access git on a Windows share over VPN?

I'm currently connected to a VPN, but the machine I'm on is not connected to the Windows domain that the rest of the network is on. On that network is a Windows 2008R2 server that I am an admin on. ...
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Git server SSH user authorization failed

I have been installed gitlabhq on SERVER. I have issue while cloning repo from client machine. Not work: client> git clone git@my.serv.ip.addr:myrepo.git /tmp/myrepo client> ssh ...
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how to solve the error: “ssh_exchange_identification: connection closed by remote host”

I have been researching for hours and still unable to solve my problem. This error "ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host" has many proposed solutions but none seem to solve ...
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Git Smart HTTP(S) with a URL redirect, not working

I am trying to have GitList (PHP web viewer for git) and GIT Smart HTTP(S) under the same domain git.domain.ext. The following is the actual setup: GIT Smart HTTP URLs are the form ...
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Apache looking for wrong directory in git-http-backend configuration

I wouldn't be posting here unless I've run out of options. Be forewarned, I could be making a very simple rookie mistake. I'm trying to set up the git-http-backend on Ubuntu Server 12.04. I've gone ...
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Migrating a simple BASH update script from SVN to GIT

We used to keep our Nagios config up to date through SVN, with users commiting their changes and a script running every 15 minutes. The script checked for updates, then checked those updates parsed ...
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How to use Use git+gerrit

I want to configure Git + Gerrit but I don't know how to proceed; I have some questions: Can we use our own Gerrit server or can we use online gerrit servers also? How my project will be ...
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How can I get “mirrored from” on a GitHub repo?

I noticed that https://github.com/apache/ant says "mirrored from git://git.apache.org/ant.git" (with a link) and I'd like to do the same. https://exyr.org/2011/git-mirrors/ seems like a good write up ...
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New Users are unable to connect to gitolite/git on amazon aws

These are the steps I followed for setting up a new user on gitolite hosted on amazon aws: 1. Installed gitolite (works - I can can connect as admin & add new repos/users) I added a test repo ...
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Uninstall Gitorious

I have installed Gitorious on my CentOS server but the ssh public key authentication method does not serve my purpose as most of the users are on Windows and will be using more than one computer. I ...
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Get a URL of a GIT repository on my server

I've started using codebase to manage my GIT repositories. I also have GIT installed on my Debain box. There is an option on codebase to "Push to External Repository" which I'd like to do. This ...
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user unable to connect to git (using gitolite on ubuntu)

I was able to run the following command: git clone admin@ip address:gitolite-admin.git When I tried adding a new user using the steps below, the new user was unable to connect: Steps taken so far: ...
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git aws.push returned error 403

I'm working on getting git setup for my application on Elastic Beanstalk. I've been following the instructions provided by amazon. After pushing the changes I get this error git aws.push error: The ...
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How to make sshfs + VPN + git a tolerable working environment?

Currently the code base for the project I am working on is remotely on a company server. and it has to stay like that. also the remote git repository cannot be made public. My current setup is: ...
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Run Git as Apache on remote server

I’m trying to set up a workflow where my code base is version-controlled under Git, and then deployed to a live server over SSH. I wrote a simple shell script that I run from my machine that opens an ...
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SSH failing from script, working on command line (Git)

Have 3 servers: Local, Bare, Development. The following workflow works perfectly: 1. Make my local changes 2. git push to Bare 3. ssh into Bare 4. $ ssh ip.of.Development.server "cd ...
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GIT issue in AIX 6.1

I recently installed GIT 1.8.1 on my AIX 6.1 machine and am facing a few issues with it. Now if I login as root and issue git commands like git --version I get the response as shown : Code: git ...