GitHub commits aren't recorded in the 'Your Contributions` calendar

I’ve been making continuous commits to my GitHub repos from my linux shell and they show up nicely on the website just as they should. The only problem is that “Your Contributions” section doesn’t show any recent activity. I have one green square from some day in November which I don’t know how I got […]

Gitlab CI vs Jenkins

Can anyone please let me know what is the difference between Jenkins and other CI like Gitlab-CI, drone.io coming with GIT distribution. On some research I could only come up that Gitlab community edition doesn’t allow Jenkins to be added but Gitlab enterprise edition does. Is there any other significant differences.

Why is “MINGW64” appearing on my Git bash?

I had to format my laptop, and so I had to install Git again. However it is quite different from the one I had yesterday, the icon is not the default orange one anymore, it looks more like Chrome now. The bash is quite different, including a purple “MINGW64” in every line. Why is it […]

git push origin HEAD

I found, in the official guide: git push origin HEAD A handy way to push the current branch to the same name on the remote. However, the meaning of the command is not clear to me. Why does it have this effect? I haven’t been able to find an answer (this question seems to treat […]

git add adding ignored files

I’m trying to remove a previously tracked directory from git, which works, but it’s being added back with each subsequent git add ., git add -A, etc. Here’s what I’ve done: Add to .gitignore in root of project: node_modules Run the following: git rm -r –cached node_modules git commit -a -m “removed node_modules” git push […]

Push git changes to a shared network drive

How can a team of four people use Git (specifically Github for Windows) to push local changes to a shared network drive? Right now (without Git) we have to copy the files from the network drive to our local machine, edit the files, and then re-upload them to the shared network drive. This is a […]

What is a Tracking Reference?

When I push a new branch up to a remote repository via Git Extensions, I get an alert saying The branch {branch name} does not have a tracking reference. Do you want to add a tracking reference for {branch name}? What is a tracking reference? I’ve found only a few mentions of tracking references in […]

What does the -u flag mean in git push -u origin master

I was just wondering what does the -u flag mean in this command “git push -u origin master”? Thanks

Git “You have not concluded your merge” and nothing to commit?

Whenever I try to push in Git I get this: You have not concluded your merge (MERGE_HEAD exists). Please, commit your changes before you can merge. Running git status I get: # On branch master nothing to commit (working directory clean) Or running git ls-files -u I get nothing. Running git add .and trying again […]

How do I tell Git to ignore a specific filename only in the repository's top level?

Possible Duplicate: How to exclude file only from root folder in GIT For a specific JavaScript project, I am using the TinyWeb HTTP Server for local testing (to work around a specific security limitation that applies to file URLs). That program requires I have an index.html file in the root directory, but I do not […]

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