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

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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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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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GUI for git for creating multiple commits at once

Currently I am using git gui for quickly creating commits and visualizing changes. I have the bad habit (yes, I know) of not committing as frequently as I should, and usually end up with changes that ...
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Is there a git GUI that batches calls to git checkout?

I've been using TortoiseGit for many years and it is very slow for certain operations. Specifically, it does not batch calls to git checkout. For example, say I use the TortoiseGit "Revert" function ...
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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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Binary file versioning on windows - linux systems

In our project, we currently use git version control for our source code. However, we have a need to track our binary releases (virtual machines, configured setups) as well. They are usually some ...
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When unit test fail, show the related file changes from git repo

Is there something that makes it possible to view the relevant file changes along with the unit tests that failed? So, like after a failed test notification × Test: Server startup test. Fail × ...
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Monorepo for multiple projects using multiple languages

In a project of mine I have multiple, independent software components. At the moment, the situation looks like this: root/ web_scraping/ rest_api/ migrations/ script.py web_scraping/...
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Integration of Email to Issue (GitLab)

I'm working with Gitlab CE to maintain my clients websites (and to collaborate with other developers). I'd like to have my clients sending Email to a specific address (lets say support@example.com) ...
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Git Client GUI which simplifies interface based on user's use-case

This previous question is almost what I want to ask, but not quite. It's also a bit old, so perhaps there's new software out there. All the software in those answers is still relatively complex. It ...
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Search git-annex tags / metadata and file content

I have started using git-annex, including its metadata/tagging features to organize my personal files. I want to be able to search the tags and other metadata that I have manually added using git ...
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“Kiln Harmony” open source alternatives?

Is there any open source solution that will allow me to maintain a Mercurial and a Git repository and keep them fully synchronized? This is what Kiln Harmony promises. I have worked on repository ...
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Reliable and fast Git GUI for OSX

I'm looking for a Git GUI for OSX. I've previously used Tower, SourceTree and GitBox. My problem with these are: Tower gets slow and is prone to crashes when working on large projects. SourceTree ...
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Dependency management for .Net

I'm looking for an app to manage dependences in our .Net project. We have about 10 git repos with dependences between them. So the task is to checkout any of the "modules" with all dependences without ...
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GUI Git client on Raspberry Pi for GitHub repositories

I have a RPi 3b+ and need a fast GUI Git client (mainly for Python programming) to work with repositories on GitHub for my RPi. I don't need many features, just that it should be able to commit and ...
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Git GUI tool with good patch-add and hunk editing features

I'm looking for a good tool to help me when making git commits. (Maybe viewing history as well) Specifically, I want something that allows me to, using a gui: Very easily add files, do patch-add, ...
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Git UI for macOS with Independent Git Binary

I'm looking for a Git client with graphical UI with it own GIT binary (Independent of the system wide Git) for macOS. It should free for personal usage. Any idea?
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Tool that combines JSON Schema driven form generation with CMS on GIT tool?

I am looking for a configuration GUI that is constrained by something like jsonschema and versioned with git. I am looking for a tool that combines the functions of something like: https://rjsf-team....
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Git GUI client for Windows

I'm looking for a Git GUI client for Windows PC. Preferably: Visual Commit History Built-In Code Editor Able to Resolve merge conflicts in-app Simple & light Weight Open Source Markdown Support
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Git client that has a interactive graph, which allow drag&drop and copy&paste nodes?

Just a random idea that can up to my mind serveral times when using git. Apparently quite some git features can be implemented as gui graph operation: branch: click a plus button next to parent node....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Collaborative documentation management software

I'm looking for an open-source software for collaborative documentation management with the following: May be installed on local server May be connected to Active Directory for authentification ...
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Is there any git client for linux that supports the Live Map feature of GitUp?

I use git from command line on linux. I find a really good feature in GitUp what they call 'Live Map'. You can find it on its site. It says: Any change you make, large or small, even outside GitUp, is ...
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OpenSource git based CMS to integrate with our software platform in Django

The problem: We are 6 developers writing a CRM software in Python/Django. In our database, we have hundreds of email templates. They are sent to our users in different situations (states of their ...
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Tool to manage and query “keywords” associated with Git commits

I am interested in some tool that lets me store (and delete) “keywords” associated with a commit. By “keyword” I simply mean simple names, like tags associated with a video. (But obviously I cannot ...
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Git/Github based tool for exploring a Network for Forks?

Say I find a project like this which has hundreds of forks. If I want to look at each forks commit messages It's a lot of work scrolling. In some cases there are just too many forks so you can't see ...
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Portable pull tool compatible with GitHub

When working on a GitHub repo, GitHub offers their GitHub Desktop as well as their web-app. Unfortunately, their web-app has many limitations and quirks. Often it is not desirable or feasible to ...
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Command line difftool, git integration, side by side

git diff, by default, shows changes one after the other and I find it hard to follow no matter how much practice I get. I tried switching my git difftool to use vimdiff which gives me the side by ...
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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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Gitblit - daily statistics

Is there a plugin/tool/etc to Gitblit server that would do the following: create commits statistics per day, repo and user send created statistics on email? The problem I want to solve is have some ...
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Automatic VCS/Cloud Sync with history

In my life i store sources in cvs, svn, git, google drive, dropbox, flashdrive, smartphone sdcard... I understand today why i always want to migrate to another system. They all don't let me forget ...
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Which Git server provide per branch authorization on windows?

Our requirements: We need a git server that have the following characteristics: Provides per branch authorization, i.e. two users are working on the same project, but one can access branch X only ...
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Git Move to New Remote Tool

Is there a tool that can automate moving (setting a new remote and pushing to it) git repositories from a Remote A to Remote B ? Requirements: Configurable for mass moving Compilable or installable ...
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Git to FTP webapp that does not overwrite certain files

Context My team maintains a website which is accessible only via HTTP (visitors) and FTP (modifications). Several people need to edit it, and need to push changes fast, without waiting for anybody, ...
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GUI git client for effectively navigating a monorepo?

After moving to a monorepo I'm finding it difficult to filter the log for commits and branches related to my specific project (one of many root-subdirectories in the monorepo). I had used Sourcetree ...
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Product ChangeLog Software

We (the developers) have a git repo. Our customers want a product ChangeLog to see what has changed. There are several tools to automatically create a "nice" html page from the git history. But that'...
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Offline browsing the history of a Wikipedia/MediaWiki article

There is a question asking about Wikipedia offline explorer recommendations. I am only interested in browsing the history of a single Wikipedia article. The online web interface for history browsing ...
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Is there a GitHub like code-sharing service which does allow version control but isn't Git based?

I use Windows 10 Home and I have a GitHub account with just one repository with about five code-oriented files (.md files these are). As a non Git language user, I always used the GitHub GUI to CRUD ...
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Composable git template using branches

I have a collection cookiecutter templates (or something similar) for my projects. However, for each template, there are various options I'd like to make available, like for example, in a python ...
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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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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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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 ...