Tag: osx

Irritating GitHub Conduit dialog opening up whenever I visit a GitHub link — can I get rid of it?

I have a problem that sprang up out of nowhere in the past two or three days. Whenever I’m using Git in Terminal (which is pretty much always), if I visit GitHub in my browser or even visit a page that links to GitHub, an OSX dialogue pops up that reads Github Conduit wants to […]

Generated public rsa key on mac for use with git, but can't locate it?

I’m on mac os X (new to it) and need to generate a public rsa key for use with git (think I got that right). I’m following the directions here: http://help.beanstalkapp.com/faqs/git/generating-and-adding-ssh-keys-on-mac-os-x and have generated the key named (id_rsa.pub) in my home directory, but I don’t see it there when I do ls, or when I […]

Git, XIBs, merging

I was just about to start a git branch off the master branch to add some functionality to my application, that would also involve some additions to the interface. However, i already have a branch for some other functionality that also involves some interface additions. Will i be able to merge both those branches to […]

GitBucket: error: Your local changes to the following files would be overwritten by merge

I have searched everywhere and tried various solutions but am still getting the error: Your local changes to the following files would be overwritten by merge i have nothing to commit as status tells me the following: # On branch develop # Your branch is behind ‘origin/develop’ by 1 commit, and can be fast-forwarded. # […]

git: osxkeychain credential helper silently fails to remember username/password

This page and many like it gives instructions for setting up the osxkeychain credential helper with git. I’ve followed these instructions; everything seemed to work fine. I can see that my username and password in the Keychain Access application are correct and that git-credential-osxkeychain has access to the github.com record. When I type git config […]

Unable to use git-svn in Mac

I installed Git with svn in MacPorts by sudo port install git-core +svn I have tried to use git-svn unsuccessfully by git svn egUrl and git-svn egUrl How can you use Git-svn in Mac after MacPorts’ installation?

ssh not working, muxserver_listen bind(): No such file or directory

Today on my new work laptop I’m not able to use ssh at all (ssh into server, bitbucket, etc not working), it failed with the following error: fatal: Could not read from remote repository. Please make sure you have the correct access rights and the repository exists. So I started debugging and this is the […]

fatal: could not parse HEAD Error When Committing

Whenever I try to commit my work, I get this error. fatal: could not parse HEAD What should I do if I want to preserve my changes?

Install Git separately from Xcode

Firstly apologies if this is a really simple question but Git is absolutely brand new to me. Basically I’ve been dabbling with a bit of iOS development for a little while and now have a project idea that I want to start working on and for the first time I’m planning on putting this into […]

git: new blank line at EOF

So I run git diff –check before add-ing files and commit-ing them, and on two specific files I get path/filename:linenumber: new blank line at EOF. If I delete the last empty line in those files, I don’t get any messages, but I think it is good style to end my files with a newline. Strangely […]

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