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Ownership on github and how to unfork a repository?

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I have some questions about Github repository. 1) How to check the ownership on forked repository. 2) How to unfork a repository from my account (without deleting it from others account. I forked it recently into my account) 3) How to add users into my repository. I tried to check...

Where is git command after installing “GitHub for Windows”? [closed]

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After installing GitHub for Windows, I can use git command in Powershell directly: C:\Users\xiaona\Documents\GitHub> git usage: git [--version] [--help] [-C <path>] [-c name=value] [--exec-path[=<path>]] [--html-path] [--man-path] [--info-path] [-p|--paginate|--no-pager] [--no-replace-objects] [--bare] [--git-dir=<path>] [--work-tree=<path>] [--namespace=<name>] <command> [<args>] The most commonly used git commands are: add Add file contents to the index bisect...

Bad commit is not letting me revert, undo or discard files

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I have a bad commit which is not allowing me to change or commit to my repository and I'm not sure what it is. Someone in my group updated this wrong and now this stuff is happening. I don't know how to fix this, those files don't even exist in...

Github for Windows Git Shell (PowerShell) - How to “sync settings” across Git Shell and normal PowerShell

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I'm having some trouble getting my normal PowerShell to work exactly like the one that comes with GitHub for Windows. I have posh-git working using something like this (shown below) in my PS profile and I can in fact use Git, but there are some things that I'm noticing are...

How to link GitHub repository with Wamp Server correctly?

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Anyone know how to link a local Github repo with the Wamp server? I'm trying to run my project with localhost so I'm using Wamp. Whenever I run these commands cd C:\Users\my\Documents\GitHub\repo git --work-tree=C:\wamp\www status (repo is the name of the repo) to link them up though (as suggested by...

Integrating multiple git users with Asana

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I've setup a Git server according to this page. I've also incorporated a post-receive hook according to this page. I'm using GitHub for Windows to communicate between my local machine and the git repo. My issue is that the post-receive hook utilizes a variable found in git config user.asana-key. I've...

GitHub merge failed and deleted half my project

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After doing several changes to my project (deleting files, adding new ones, modifying code..etc), committed my local changes to Github, and everything went fine. Then I tried to do a merge from my branch to MASTER. I received an error that c:/.. can't be written, access denied after that half...

GitHub for Windows: login failed with .Net 4.5.2

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So I recently updated .NET on my computer to 4.5.2 - and I think this is causing an error with GitHub for Windows. As noted here and here, you can install patches, make sure certain DLLs aren't corrupted, re-install, etc. I have done all of these, and none have worked....

git shell (windows) add list of files to new commit

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Before the question, a bit of back story: So basically I was doing some major renovation of the comments in a vast number of source files in one of my projects and added a quick description about each file as a comment at the top of the files (along with...