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Git is an open source distributed version control system originally designed and written by Linus Torvalds. It is generally used to keep track of source code for software projects. As a DVCS, Git provides powerful help with branching, merging, and distributed development.

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Can't run git in windows 8.1 “The application was unable to start correctly”

I downloaded and installed git 2.20 (64 bit) for windows from https://gitforwindows.org/ I have a windows 8.1. After I installed it, it can be executed in bash or windows power shell. However, it can'...
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Exclude single executable from path

I have a small problem with my path environment on windows 10. I'm running CLion, which uses CMake, and it spits out this error: sh.exe was found in your PATH, here: C:/Program Files/Git/bin/sh....
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Having difficulty uninstalling git from Windows computer

Whenever I attempt to uninstall git from the control panel, I get this error message: Problem is, I don't know where I can download this file: unins000.exe. Can anyone help me?
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How can i remove http proxy server mac terminal?

when i run this command system_profiler SPNetworkDataType | grep "HTTP Proxy Server" | awk '{print $4}' | head -1 the result is 10.0.48.243 10.0.48.241 or when i try to install homebrew with ...
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How to handle bit rot in git repositories?

As confirmed by this question, git does not automatically protect against bit rot. There was a link given there for a git file system check, but it's not obvious from that what my backup strategy ...
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How to add ~/.zshrc file into git?

I would like to create a backup of the .zshrc file in my ~/ directory and avoid versioning all other items. How to exclude all subdirectories and their content? For example: cd ~/subdirectory/ &&...
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TortoiseGit occasionally is not able to reach git.exe

Occasionally when performing git operations with TortoiseGit I keep running into various failures randomly, wherein if I retry it once or twice afterward it will succeed in performing the same ...
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How can I sign this Google CLA and get my PR accepted without having to re-commit my changes?

I fixed an issue for an open source project and am required to sign this CLA before the PR can be merged. A repository owner has approved the PR, but the CLA isn't showing as signed. Details I use ...
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SSH - How to add host to ssh/known_host file

The known_hosts file looks like this :- [localhost]:8001 ssh-dss AAAAB3NzaC1kc3MAAACBAP1/U4EddRIpU [10.18.60.198]:8001 ssh-dss AAAAB3NzaC1kc3MAAACBAP1/U4EddRIpUt9 // key are trimmed at the end ...
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How can I fix the error “fatal error - cygheap base mismatch detected” when using git on Windows 10?

When using git on Windows 10 (1803), some commands give the following error: git submodule add https://github.com/..../......git ...... 3 [main] basename (13656) C:\.....\basename.exe: *** ...
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synchronize cygwin installed packages between multiple machines

I have 4 machines that I'm trying to keep in sync ie. same settings and installed packages. Is there a folder that I can add to a repo and use git to keep in sync so that i can guarantee consistency ...
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How can we get a git gui client that does proper image diff?

We're just starting a project (Unity based) and are using git (we've used SVN in the past) on Windows 10 and MacOS. We're currently using Sourcetree as our client, though we're open to use over ...
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How to set up SSH key for git on Windows 10 Ubuntu subsystem

I'm using the ubuntu bash (subsystem) on windows 10 as my shell. I have a gitlab git repository that I cloned. When I use the git from this shell it is separate from my windows git and I'm unable to ...
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Git auto update prompting for old version

C:\Users\phill>git --version git version 2.19.2.windows.1 C:\Users\phill>git.exe update-git-for-windows Git for Windows 2.19.2.windows.1 (64bit) Update 2.19.1.windows.1 is available Download ...
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What does the name after the colon in GItHub ssh address mean?

For example, git@github.com:JohnCoates/Aerial.git in this command, I think git: username in GitHub Unix server github.com: host name /Aerial.git: directory . So, what is :JohnCoates? Generally, ...

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