How to install Github for Windows offline?

As the question says how to install Github for Windows without an internet connection? If it is not possible then is there some alternative client with the following features: Support for proxy Offline installer I found smartgit which has an offline installer but it seems it doesn’t have proxy support. If there is no such […]

git: put a branch in a subdirectory

I have a git repository (at with two branches: master and gh-pages. I would like to have the gh-pages branch in a subdirectory, so that I don’t need to switch branches every time. repo/ (content of the master branch) gh-pages/ (content of the gh-pages branch) Is that possible ?

Can I add metadata to git commits? Or can I hide some tags in gitk

I want to associate custom metadata with a git commit. Specifically to record a review ID from a code review but it could be anything. Tags seem a natural way to do that but I expect to have a review for every commit and I don’t want to clutter gitk with tons of tags. Is […]

Eclipse and external src and web content folder linking or mapping

First thing this is not the question but the solution of the problem which I have faced and waste 4,5 hours to find out the solution. please let me know if there is any better alternative to manage the external src folder with eclipse project. I am using a version version control system (GIT) to […]

How to manage secrets in a Microservice / Container / Cloud environment?

Microservices and Cloud is a thing. Everyone is talking and writing about. Personally i am thinking a lot about this topics: How this can be used to benefit from? What are possible challenges? How can this speedup the daily development? And how to manage all things? One question that bothers me since a few days […]

List merge commits affecting a file

I want to find all the merge commits which affect or involve a given file. For background, someone mis-resolved a conflict when merging, and it wasn’t noticed by the team for a few days. At that point, a lot of other unrelated merges had been committed (some of us have been preferring to not use […]

History or log of commands executed in Git

Is there a way I can keep track of commands I used in Git under Windows? I want to view all the commands that I have applied on my repository. I want to be able to go back through the command history and figure out the command that caused the problem if one occurred. Seeing […]

Redoing Commit History in GIT Without Rebase

Since asking my last question which turned out to be about rebasing with GIT, I have decided that I don’t want to rebase at all. Instead I want to: Branch Work work work, checking in and pushing at all times Throw out all of those commits and pretend they never happened (so one clean commit […]

Can Gerrit work in front of Gitlab or is it meant to replace it

I don’t think I’m really understanding how Gerrit can fit into my group’s existing workflow. Is Gerrit intended to be the central “hub” of code? I have been imagining it as similar to Atlassian’s Crucible, which fits in with Atlassian’s Stash or Bitbucker. My group currently uses a very active Gitlab installation but the built-in […]

Error with git rebase (“could not apply…”)

I’m the administrator of the GitHub repository I would like to reduce the number of commits on the repository, since the repository already has a few thousand commits, many of whom are minor debugging changes that could easily be squashed together (especially the ones that are a few years old). I’m therefore trying to […]

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