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Git is an open source distributed version control system originally designed and written by Linus Torvalds.

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featureful git web application for lamp stack

I am looking for an application that provides some of the basic features of familiar Git web interfaces, such as GitHub, GitLab, and Bitbucket, though I have no requirement for the more advanced ...
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Recovering Git content from Pack archive [closed]

I have a .pack archive extracted from a tar.gz git repository. We believe this repository contains the source code which we want to modify. In that context I have a few questions : I have managed to ...
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Version and release management without Maven

I'm trying to find an alternative to versioning, release creation, deployment etc. that is not Maven. Let me explain: We use Maven to build almost anything, Java, Docker, NodeJS, Golang, you name it. ...
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Version control tool interoperable with other version control tools

We are starting to reevaluate version control software to be used at our company. We selected ClearCase about 15 years ago and Subversion six years ago, so we have some environments still with ...
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Recommendation for Git client with submodule handling?

I'm mostly interested in a client with a GUI that works in Windows, but also it would be nice to know if there is a command line script/extension that does this. Let's say, you have a git repo, with ...
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When/Why should I use Git Bash, Command Prompt, Powershell? [closed]

I've never had much experience with the Command Prompt/PowerShell (my only use is to occasionally ping google for connection speed when travelling) and I'm trying to understand its usefulness. I've ...
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How to adequately debug code that requires project to be visible to an external API?

So I have an API and it requires my project to be visible on my remote server so that it can communicate with it. (It can't communicate with it on localhost) but of course it's usually preferable to ...
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Easy version control + version comparison for TeX

What would you suggest for this situation. Person studies mathematics and uses Xubuntu on his home computer. He needs to write his thesis such that he can see different versions easily. Someone ...
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What git GUI tool on Windows and Mac

What git GUI tool would you recommend for Windows and Mac? I have tried SourceTree. While I find it nice, it crashes every once in a while. Anyone would suggest something instead and why?
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MVN plugin to ignore test in unmodified submodules

I have a Maven project that has several submodules. because we have dependencies between some of them, we need to run the build from the parent pom. Because there are a lot of unit tests the build ...
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What are some ways to init projects to Gitlab mirror?

I have internal Gitlab server. I want a create mirror my internal Gitlab to another location. I known that Gitlab has push mirror feature. But Gitlab-mirror must have existing projects as Gitlab-basic....
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How to analyse git repository for size reduction?

I have a git repository that when checked out occupies 63GB worth of disk space. As this leads to several practical problems when dealing with git, I want to analyse the repository in a way that ...
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Git user access on central repository

I want to create a central repository on server that users able to push/pull and commit but i want to apply some restriction like developer able to add(move to staging index) but not commit and ...
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syncing code across multiple computers

I'm looking at ways to sync my code across computers, so it can be used and edited on either. I currently code in: R python sql developer What would be the best way to do this. I was looking at ...
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Tool to verify commits/releases/etc data after GitLab migration

Currently We are upgrading our on premise gitlab-v8 to Latest Gitlab-v11. Currently both the versions are running. before using the new gitlab version We need to validate migration, No. of commits/...
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Metric analysis of git or tfs pull request code reviews

Is there a tool that will analyze git or tfs for pull requests and report the “quality” of the code review? For example number of lines of code changed vs the number of comments or recommendations?
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Looking for graphical tool to compare 3 Git commits

Consider this Git graph. ----> [my-fork/develop] / [upstream/v2.0.0] --------> [upstream/v3.0.0] I fork from a Git repo and make my own changes based ...
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How may I find the code block which is indicating the changes and the file which is changed when GitLab is updated

I would like to develop a project in my test automation project about if any changes occur in source code of the application, the xpaths which is changed in test automation will be managed. Because of ...
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Version Control for Client Server Application

Given a client server application (React + NodeJS) that needs to be part of CI/CD pipeline using docker, which is the best way to manage the source code? both client and server on the same ...
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Gitlab vs. Github vs. Atlassian

I'm looking for a tools stack for a cloud and mobile development team in a startup. While having worked with Atlassian for a while, I wonder whether Gitlab or Github would be better alternatives. The ...
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Which software i can use for GIT in AIX 7.2

I am using AIX7.2. Can anyone please suggest me which software is recommended to use for Code version control in AIX7.2 environment. And also please provide link for installation procedure. thanks, ...
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Git server solution using file permissions

My company has a bunch of git repos in a folder which has access control through our active directory domain. So far the folder has been accessed via smb using kerberos authentication and all of our ...
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Gitlike Messenger

I use Facebook messenger a lot. And often in my conversations there are messages, that can be even several thousand words long. And those take some time to answer, so naturally a new conversation ...
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Auto-complete for public GitHub repos?

I have an app which asks users for their GitHub repo name. For a better UX experience, I was wondering if there are any tools/extension so that when you start typing your public repo name it would ...
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Best software / tool to downgrades Git branches?

Good evening, Please excuse me if this is not the correct place to ask this question. I will gladly post it elsewhere would you take the time to show me where. I am starting a new pet project where ...
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Code Style enforcement tool (Bitbucket Cloud would be nice)

I work in a team of 5 developers. We would like to enforce a code style from now on. However we cannot find a suitable Bitbucket Cloud integrations. If we had Bitbucket Server Code Review Assistant ...
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Tool to export GitHub issues with comments into a single HTML page?

I would like to read all my project issues in my Kindle Reader. Is there any tool to collect issues (with comments) into a single HTML/PDF page so it can be exported to Kindle? Related answers ...
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what git based system should I use between GitHub and Azure DevOps Services (Previously VSTS) since both use Git.?

I am aiming to use Git for our organization project which is written mainly in asp.net c#. I am confused that what git based system should I use between GitHub and Azure DevOps Services (Previously ...
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Information scanner for all my local Git repos

I recently transferred from an old laptop to a new laptop, and I was reminded in the process how much of a hassle it is to keep Git repositories clean. I have around fifty Git repos on the old laptop. ...
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Javascript library for showing differences between JSON objects

I need a javascript library that'll show the differences between 2 JSON files similar to GitHub diff. Making nested JSONs collapsible would be nice as well. Something like this: I found a couple: ...
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Static HTML alternative to cgit

I would like to serve a collection of git repositories over HTTP, to be browsed by humans, and possibly checked-out (read-only). I'm aware of the existence of cgit for this purpose, but the only ...
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ncurses git client for Linux

I'm looking for a text-mode client for git – ideally something like Midnight Commander (so if there's some "Gitnight Commander", that's it). Requirements text-mode, so it also works over an SSH ...
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git client collecting repositories, organize and update

What I need A git client to organize a collection of git repositories. I want to organize them into different topics and a visual representation for repo name and short description, if available (...
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What is a good newbie-friendly graphical Git client for Windows?

Personally I'd just install Cygwin and proceed with the usual *nix shell tools, but I need to make a software recommendation to some clients that need something a bit more newbie friendly. The ...
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Is there such a thing as Linux push notifications?

I'd like to be able to trigger a script when a Raspberry Pi receives a push notification, like a poor mans CI/CD pipeline can it be done? My goal is to automatically pull code from a git repo ...
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Git GUI with seperate staging area

I am looking for a good and fast git client. I am primarily command line user, but need it for these use cases only: Seperate staging area and ability to stage/unstage chunks of diff graphically. ...
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Software for escrow agency

I need software that could be used for an escrow agent (E). Company X is Buying software from Company Y and wants E to be a middle man. Since there shall be multiple versions of the software my ...
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Github Commit Checker plugin

I am looking for Github Commit checker plugin which i can configure with Github repo so that i can enforce specific commit message should flow. In bitbucket we have a plugin "Yet Another Commit ...
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Looking for a Git GUI which displays GitFlow properly

In the educational materials, GitFlow tree looks like this: http://research.agmip.org/download/attachments/1212609/image2013-4-17+10%3A47%3A36.png?version=1&modificationDate=1366210080942 In ...
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git package alternative

we are using git/gitlab in my organisation. The git binary is working fine in Win7 64bit architecture but we'd never succeed to install it in Win7 32bit... I'm now looking for some alternatives. ...
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Ubuntu GUI interface for GITLAB self-hosted

The problem is, that the project on GITLAB stays on private server (self-hosted), which means that by using GitKraken I am not able to connect it. Moreover, I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. Does somebody ...
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Software for managing multiple developers

We have several developers who all currently work on individual components a multi module application. We are worried that anyone developer could steal the entire codebase as right now they need to ...
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What is a good newbie friendly graphical Git client for OS X?

Personally I'd just pop open a terminal and brew-up the usual *nix shell tools, but I need to make a software recommendation to some clients that need something a bit more newbie friendly. The ...
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source tree alternative

I have been using source tree as my git management tool for MacOS. But currently, I am using ubuntu18.10 and looking for a similar git management tool. Please suggest if I can use source tree itself, ...
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Git-based source control with unlimited users

I'm not sure if this topic belongs here, to SO, or nowhere on the SE network, because I couldn't find anyone with the same requirement, so here goes: Goal To create a platform where me and my ...
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Show git branch name of a selected folder in mac menu bar

I want to see the current branch in git of a preselected folder in my Mac's menu bar. Is there an app that shows. I have tried to install headsondisplay but the app store says the item is not ...
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Seeking an alternative to “VisualSVN for Visual Studio 2017” extension but for Git VCS

My development workflow includes the Subversion (SVN) version control system, So I've been using Microsoft Visual Studio with a great extension called VisualSVN for Visual Studio 2017 I found for ...
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Batch Cloning Git Repositories

Is it possible to batch clone git repositories to my local machine? For instance: git clone https://github.com/dalmatinerdb/dflow https://github.com/sasa1977/exactor https://github.com/awetzel/exos ...
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Documenting an Application via Repository

I am looking for a recommendation on what solution is a good practice for documenting and updating an application using a git repository. We are working with a large codebase and multiple teams of ...
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Git file encryption to support file/folder based permission to protect the source code from theft

I am using git and have the following problem: In the company where I work we want to protect the source code from theft. For example, when a a developer leaves and takes the source code of a project ...