Questions tagged [git-remote]

git-remote is a command used to manage the set of tracked remote repositories.

git-remote is a command used to manage the set of tracked remote repositories for a git repository. It allows to setup, remove and edit the set of repositories ("remotes") whose branches are tracked.

See the man page.

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How do I delete a Git branch locally and remotely?

I want to delete a branch both locally and remotely. Failed Attempts to Delete a Remote Branch $ git branch -d remotes/origin/bugfix error: branch 'remotes/origin/bugfix' not found. $ git branch -d origin/bugfix error: branch 'origin/bugfix' not…
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How to change the URI (URL) for a remote Git repository?

I have a repo (origin) on a USB key that I cloned on my hard drive (local). I moved "origin" to a NAS and successfully tested cloning it from here. I would like to know if I can change the URI of "origin" in the settings of "local" so it will now…
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How do I push a new local branch to a remote Git repository and track it too?

I want to be able to do the following: Create a local branch based on some other (remote or local) branch (via git branch or git checkout -b) Push the local branch to the remote repository (publish), but make it trackable so git pull and git push…
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How can I determine the URL that a local Git repository was originally cloned from?

I pulled a project from GitHub a few days ago. I've since discovered that there are several forks on GitHub, and I neglected to note which one I took originally. How can I determine which of those forks I pulled?
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How to remove remote origin from a Git repository

I just did git init to initialize my folder as Git repository and then added a remote repository using git remote add origin URL. Now I want to remove this git remote add origin and add a new repository git remote add origin new-URL. How can I do…
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Find out which remote branch a local branch is tracking

See also: How can I see which Git branches are tracking which remote / upstream branch? How can I find out which remote branch a local branch is tracking? Do I need to parse git config output, or is there a command that would do this for me?
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Remote origin already exists on 'git push' to a new repository

I have my project on GitHub at some location, [email protected]:myname/oldrep.git. Now I want to push all my code to a new repository at some other location, [email protected]:newname/newrep.git. I used the command: git remote add origin…
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What does '--set-upstream' do?

What does git --set-upstream do? I tried to understand it by reading the git manual, but I didn't quite get it.
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How to pull remote branch from somebody else's repo

I've got a project hosted on GitHub which somebody has forked. On their fork, they've created a new branch "foo" and made some changes. How do I pull their "foo" into a new branch also named "foo" in my repo? I understand they could submit a pull…
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Git - What is the difference between push.default "matching" and "simple"

I have been using git for a while now, but I have never had to set up a new remote repo myself and I have been curious on doing so. I have been reading tutorials and I am confused on how to get "git push" to work. If I simply use git push it asks…
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How to add a local repo and treat it as a remote repo

I'm trying to make a local repo act as a remote with the name bak for another local repo on my PC, using the following: git remote add /home/sas/dev/apps/smx/repo/bak/ontologybackend/.git bak which gives this error: fatal:…
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Changing the Git remote 'push to' default

I want to change the Git default remote branch destination so I could just git push Instead of: git push upstream Currently this is set to the origin remote and I want to set it to a different remote. I tried to remove the original (cloned from)…
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How to handle git gc fatal: bad object refs/remotes/origin/HEAD error?

I randomly hit this today while trying to run Git garbage collect: $ git gc fatal: bad object refs/remotes/origin/HEAD error: failed to run repack How do I deal with this?
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How can I find the location of origin/master in git, and how do I change it?

I'm a Git newbie. I recently moved a Rails project from Subversion to Git. I followed the tutorial here: I am also using to…
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Git branching: master vs. origin/master vs. remotes/origin/master

I think I'm on the right track to understand the basic concepts of git. I've already set up and cloned a remote repository. I also created a server side empty repository, and linked my local repository to it. My problem is that I don't understand…
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