Failure to push to remote repo in Git

I do commits into the local repo and it works fine. But when I push to the remote repo it fails: $ git push origin master Everything up-to-date Linux writes ‘Everything up-to-date‘ but in remote repo on github (successfully plugged in with SSH keys) there is only 11 days old stuff. What’s wrong? Update here […]

private-bower : git cache?

I have a private bower installation using It’s working great without any cache, but I would like to cache the public Git repos. I used the following configuration: “repositoryCache”: { “cachePrivate”: false, “git”: { “enabled”: false, “cacheDirectory”: “./gitRepoCache”, “host”: “localhost”, “port”: 6789, “publicAccessURL” : null, “refreshTimeout”: 10 } } I do see the public […]

Bower refuses to install from github fork

bower.json file { “name”: “My App”, “version”: “0.0.0”, “homepage”: “”, “authors”: [ “….” ], “license”: “MIT”, “dependencies”: { “my-github-forked-repo”: “” } } I’ve forked a Github repo, made my own commits on it, and would like to install it via Bower. Reading the Bower docs it appears you can point the package name to a […]

Cleaning up debug commits in git

A lot of the time when I’m developing an app, I’ll add logging statements, sometimes if it’ll help debug, die() assertions, etc. Testing locally, I don’t have to commit anything to git. When I want to get this over to a staging environment though with the commits in my feature branch, I’d have to commit […]

How can I archive old git tags?

I have some old tags in my git repository that are no longer important. I would like to archive the tags so that they don’t show up by default when running git tag. I don’t want to delete them, because I want to keep the history. How can I do this?

Proxy server error in git

I’m trying to clone a repository, but i keep getting the following error: fatal: unable to access ‘’: Failed to connect to port 3128: Connection timed out On googling a little further i tried to unset the http.proxy and https.proxy in my system. Also i ran the following command: git config –global -l It […]

Github push changes to someone else's branch

Following these directions exactly, I reviewed a Github pull request #42 from developer Foo, then made some changes and pushed them. This created a new PR (#43) with everything from #42 plus my local changes; note I have not yet opened the PR on Github, it’s just pushed. If I want Foo to still make […]

Can't merge master to feature branch after reverting a pushed merge

We have been working on a feature branch with git for a while. Every now and then, I merged the master into this feature branch to keep the feature branch in sync with the master and to facilitate merging the feature branch into the master at the end. Then, I accidentally merged the feature branch […]

Updating git version…Do I need to do anything to repository that used older git version

If I update git from 1.7.1 to 2.4.1 do I need to do anything to my local repositories after updating the version of git?

Can't rebase a branch containing solved merge conflicts

I want to rebase my whole git history on top of a new initial commit to be able to push it to SVN. What I don’t understand is why I have to solve the same merge conflicts again. They were once solved in the original history, why can’t it just take those solutions? I’ve published […]

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