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

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Is there a source code analysis tool, which facilitates assisted navigation in both space and time?

In the good ol' days, source navigator often came to the rescue for going through big chunks of code (hello to x-users of the tool and thank you RedHat!). Lots of things changed since then and new ...
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How can I force a TOS to appear on first boot?

I work for a corporate technologies company and we are in the process of sending out desktops to client. This client has a history of claiming lost or missing computers and we would like to see when ...
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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 are some good GitExtensions alternatives for Linux?

I want a tool for Linux, similar to Git Extension, that has the following features: pull and push code by using right click on the root folder of the project the ability to see the changes and to ...
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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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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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Word processor that will create text files with embedded images, but store the images outside of the text

I've been using Microsoft Word for note-taking, and git for version control. The problem is that git can't diff the Microsoft Word files, so I'd like to switch to using a plaintext format. However, I ...
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official github windows command line client

Does GitHub offer a Windows command line client any more? I remember using one a few years ago but https://desktop.github.com/ is all I can find on their website and it looks like a GUI only tool.
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Using Git-like versioning in production

Background: We have Windows-based system that comes with hundreds of configuration files (it is very strong simplification, those are more like business rules definitions). They are in very complex ...
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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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Git contribution analysis tool

I'm looking for a Git Repository analysis tool. I would like to check my (and also my team) commit activity. I'm looking for a tool that can help people to do accurate timesheet, crosscheck and ...
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Using the “repo upload” with bitbucket?

I am trying to use the git "repo upload" command and want to redirect the code review to the bitbucket . At present it goes to Gerrit !! Is it possible to use "repo upload" and send the review to the ...
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Code indentation check integrated on GIT

I'm looking for a tool/system/script/whatever to enforce code indentation checks over a Git repository. Let me explain. I'd like to reject local commits (and remote pushes as well) if the committed ...
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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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How can I re-brand Wexond?

I want to modify an open-source browser project called Wexond on GitHub and then re-brand it. Is there a way I can quickly change the Wexond branding within the code quickly using some easy to install ...
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Desktop Application to view ALL files in Git repository

I'm very new to Git and I apologize if this has been asked before but I am only using Git for personal use. Basically trying to get familiar with it and expand my skillset. I use VS Code as an IDE for ...
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Continuous integration system that automatically merge good commits into master

I am looking for software that implements following development workflow with git: master branch is blessed. Any commit on master pass tests. trusted developers push to branches like dev/Joe/joes-...
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tmux for git bash / MINGW64?

Is there a tmux for git bash / MINGW64? I love tmux for bash / linux, but I can't seem to find a replacement for that here. I haven't even found screen for that.
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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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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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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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Cloud storage where others can add/modify but not delete?

I have a large collection of files to share for everyone, and I'm looking for a cloud service that matches all or some of these needs (sorted by importance): Allow others to upload, download files, ...
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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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Embargo Free SVN or Git

Some git hosts such as github and gitlab are posing embargos for people of some countries based on US trade laws. In particular, Iran and Syria are affected by such embargo. As a consequence I'm ...
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available tools to help manage multiple git repos

We migrating from CVS to git (yes, you read it right. It's 2019 and we're still using an archaic tool that was old ten years ago). Anyway, the crux of this migration is how to organize the many ...
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Easy way to port over C++ Windows Visual Studio project so I can edit and compile on Linux?

I have a C++ project I am working on, using Windows and Visual Studio. I have a Linux laptop I develop on. I uploaded the windows project to github, and cloned it to my laptop. How could I easily edit ...
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featureful git web application for lamp stack

Original Question 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 ...
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Best software to store secrets in git

I'm trying to store my application secrets as part of my java application and push it git repository so that all out team can access those secrets with single master password. Do you suggest any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 (...