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Slow read performance in Mac OS X terminal, with external encryption enabled hard drive

Anyone experienced really slow performance with Mac OS Extended (Journaled, Encrypted) file systems? I have git LFS project on my hard drive and for some reason even as simple as cd project-folder ...
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Broken Git installation on my Mac. How do I fix it?

I've had git running on my MacBook Pro (macOS High Sierra 10.13.6) for ages. I recently uninstalled Xcode because I never use it, but that seems to have broken Git and I can't figure out how to fix it....
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Is GitHub working for you right now or is it an OS X 10.7 Firefox browser issue?

EDIT: To quickly answer my question, see the bottom edit. I forgot my GitHub account, so I tried reset my password. However, I'm not receiving any email. I tried it again, but to no avail. So I ...
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install git without admin/sudo or make

I have a MacBook Pro without admin or sudo access, but I need git. XCode is not installed, so I don't have access to make, so I cannot build from source. /usr/local is locked down, so I cannot use ...
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Git clone fails with “fatal: multiple updates for ref 'refs/tags/v1.0.0' not allowed” on MacOS Mojave

I did a lot of operations on my computer last night, basically updating/upgrading(?) brew, which installed a new git version, updated python, lots of stuff and today I figured I couldn't clone a ...
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Which macOS Git GUI app offers a “Split View Staging” view?

I use SourceTree as a Git GUI tool. I'm very productive with the app and find it far preferable to the command line Git interface for common tasks. Unfortunately, SourceTree is incredibly slow, buggy,...
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Cannot launch gitk on Mojave: mapped file has no cdhash?

I had a working version of git + gitk installed via homebrew on MacOS High Sierra. After I upgraded to Mojave, I can no longer start gitk. It fails with the following error, repeated 105 times: ...
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Why do I keep getting this error message: “git was not detected on system path”

I'm not familiar at all with coding or using rstudio since this is the first semester im taking it. Basically everything was working fine, but when i updated to mojave, this error started popping up ...
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How to get p4merge to come up when I do git mergetool and not filemerge

I'm on macOS Mojave, Git version 2.19.0 When doing git mergetool, instead of p4merge, filemerge comes up. Searched my entire drive and the only instance of p4merge I see is in /Applications/...
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Install SublimeHighlight plugin on Sublime Text 3

I'm trying to copy my code from Sublime Text 3 into my Word document in RTF format with colors in tact by using this plugin: https://github.com/n1k0/SublimeHighlight The instructions say: Sublime ...
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I need Git. Is it better to install command line tools (183mb) or `brew install git`?

I think that it is better to install Git from Homebrew: Less size Install only what I need - I do not need LLVM compiler, for example. Faster install All packages in one place No need to re-install ...
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How to sync keyboard shortcuts setting of Mac OS X from one computer to another? [duplicate]

I have two Macbooks, and I set up many keyboard shortcuts for different applications. Now I am trying to sync these settings from one Macbook to another through git, which introduced by Atlassian. ...
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How to get git update-index working with macOS?

I installed git with brew install git Now I want to use the update-index parameter, but that doesn't work because git-update-index is not installed. How can I install this via Homebrew or another ...
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Sync files between two different folders on a single Mac

I am looking for a solution to sync files within different folders on a single Mac. The files are tracked under Git version control system, so I can't use aliases.
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.git-completion.bash producing error on macOS Sierra 10.12.6

I've followed the process for git-completion as per the description provided at https://medium.com/@farooqyousuf/autocomplete-git-commands-and-branch-names-in-terminal-on-mac-os-x-4e0beac0388a: The ...
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Running multiple git ssh logins via Terminal

I recently set up an SSH key for by Bitbucket account, which works very nicely. But I also have other git repos like Github, GitLab (non ssh at the moment) and I came to push to one of those other ...
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pinentry implementation with fingerprint sensor support

Currently, I am using Pinentry Mac from Xcode on my system to sign git commits. For this, I am having to input my passphrase each time I am waiting to sign a commit. Seeing that my MacBook Pro has a ...
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Github and credential-osxkeychain delete access

Today I went to push to my Github account and got an authentication error. Surprised, I looked in Keychain Access to see if there was anything wrong as I had setup git to use git-credential-...
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Install Git on OSX 10.8

ALL, My project is located on GitHub which recently switched to using TLS1.2, which is incompatible with the OpenSSL version OSX 10.8 ships with. So I tried to build Git from sources. I downloaded ...
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How to omit directories from Optimized Storage?

I keep my git repositories in a directory under Documents directory, which puts it in the path of iCloud's Optimized Storage. Often, I'll open a git repository to find files replaced with .icloud ...
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Ownership of the .config folder in home directory

Who is supposed to be the owner of the .config directory under user's home folder? On my machine it appears to be owned by the system user and it is only readable by that user. Several programs, ...
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How to allow an AppleScript terminal push as raw code instead of executable?

Locally in the terminal after creating a file named foobar.scpt I go to cd the location of the repo locally and I run git add . I then commit the file using git commit -m "Adding foobar.scpt" ...
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“Permission denied (publickey)” every time I try to push to git

I've recently faced a problem: each time I try to push to git repository (in my case, Bitbucket), I get that error: $ git push origin master git@bitbucket.org: Permission denied (publickey). fatal: ...
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How to have 2 Github SSH accesses?

I have a personal account ericpersonal and a company account ericcompanyabc (they forced me to even though they could have add my personal GitHub account to their repos) on github.com. I'm using a ...
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Is git pre-installed on macOS Sierra?

I am very new to macOS, knowing Ubuntu a little bit, and am wondering whether git is pre-installed on macOS or not. Typing which -a git results in git is /usr/bin/git But when I init a test-repo ...
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How to fix git path after MacOS Sierra update?

I have just upgraded from OS X 10.11 "El Capitan" to 10.12 "Sierra", and when I open intellijIdea, I get the following error: Can't start Git: /usr/bin/git Probably the path to Git executable is ...
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Is there a Git GUI client for OS X Lion (10.7.5) in 2017?

I've been looking for a Git Desktop client. I'm a high school student with an old early 2008 white MacBook. Its maximum OS is Lion. My hard disk is too small to effectively use two partitions with ...
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How can I label things in the Dock?

I have two XCode projects I open regularly, so I added them to the Dock. Unfortunately, they're not labeled. Hovering doesn't help, since it shows the same name. In fact, they're two different Git ...
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How to update Git (actually remove apple git and install new one via brew)?

I want to update git. I find this article: On one of the first steps, I get a problem. When I tried to backup currently installed git I got permissions restriction. It's ok it must be some OSX ...
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Homebrew git reporting older version

I have just upgraded git. It's now a symlink to the Cellared most recent version. $ ls -l `which git` /usr/local/bin/git -> ../Cellar/git/2.14.1/bin/git However $git --version git version 2.11.0 ...
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Why are ssh and git push not working?

So recently, I have noticed that commands like ssh, git push, and git pull sometimes stop working. They only start working after I restart my computer. The interesting thing is that I can still browse ...
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Executing commands in PS1 on macOS Sierra not working?

Recently I had to switch to a Mac for my work. Since I'm used to Unix-like environments, I brought over my PS1 prompt generator from Ubuntu. I had enough trouble customizing the terminal for it to ...
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Xcode 8.3.3: Unable to push to repo using ssh key

I have my github repo setup with ssh key to access it: pull/push. With command-line git commands it does flawlessly. But I can't push with Xcode. I don't have any passphrase with my private key. ...
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Run Xcode `git pull` and `git Push` commands in terminal

The question is clear: How do I perform Xcode's commands for git pull and git push via terminal? Reason: I've set up multiple git accounts and ssh (Reference). Someone told me the reason why one of ...
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Custom group in characters viewer

I am trying to start with Gitmoji and so far it takes me some time to find the appropriate emoji in the Characters viewer on macOS. Is it possible to define custom group of characters? There is ...
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How to download to `GitHub Desktop`

I have downloaded and installed GitHub Desktop to my Mac and it shows a couple of my projects. Unfortunately I seem to be unable to use it to download anything. The most recent try I went to https://...
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Homebrew installation requests to use my confidential keychain information. Should I allow it to do so?

I was installing Homebrew on my MacBook Pro (as per the instructions on this page), when the following message popped up: git-credential-osxkeychain wants to use your confidential information ...
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Get iOS push notifications from GitHub

Is there a way receive push notifications from GitHub on my iPhone? I'd like to receive updates about pull requests and comments for my hosted projects, but the site only offers notifications via ...
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SourceTree: how to show commit information panel if once hide?

On one of my machines, I have somehow hidden the panel which shows commit information, such as the commit hash and the full commit message. I'm sure it's just a setting somewhere to bring the commit ...
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What are the downsides to using Apple Git?

In other questions, such as "How to properly update git on mac?" it is implied that Apple Git isn't as good as using separately installed versions of Git. What are the downsides to using Apple Git?
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Tell git not to use my GitHub account (Keychain) for public repositories - it's a privacy issue

Whenever some script or Git clones/pulls something from GitHub I don't wish to send my GitHub Account, if the repo is public. How to make sure I won't be authenticated with my GitHub user with ...
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Why is git so slow on El Capitan

Rebases and stashes are noticeably, painfully slow. This doesn't seem to happen with the outdated version of git installed by xcode - but the macports version and the version installed from git-scm....
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Error: org.macports.fetch for port git returned: fetch failed

I'm having trouble updating Git under MacPorts. The problem has existed for a few days now. I uninstalled Git and now I am trying to reinstall it. There installation error is shown below. Other ports ...
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iCloud drive and git repository

I have upgraded some of my Macs to Sierra. Now, I'm wondering whether I want to enable iCloud on the Document folder or not. It seems useful if it works well. I'm syncing some of the PDF files between ...
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Why am I getting an “invalid active developer path” when attempting to use Git after upgrading to macOS Mojave?

After upgrading to macOS Sierra (and later Mojave), I tried to run git from Terminal but it kept giving me the following error: xcrun: error: invalid active developer path (/Library/Developer/...
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Is it normal to have the home directory under git?

I've just found out that my home directory is under the supervision of Git, i.e. there's a .git folder in my home directory. My questions are: Is it normal that my home directory is under Git? If ...
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How do I escape the git commit window from OS X terminal?

I am just learning git and the terminal and I wanted to make a test commit but I cannot seem to be able to escape the text editor window to save the commit
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Git Config Error in Xcode

When I opened xcode and tried to make a macosx app, this weird message came up. Is this a glitch or a virus, as Apple wouldn't say something like this. It does not look like a system message.
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How to remove default GIT or update it?

I cant delete or rename current version of git... Even with sudo... MacBook-Pro-Kiril: $ sudo rm /usr/bin/git override rwxr-xr-x root/wheel restricted,compressed for /usr/bin/git? MacBook-Pro-Kiril:...
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Password dialog for ssh key not working

I am trying to test my AWS git code commit: ssh git-codecommit.us-east-1.amazonaws.com But I keep getting a mac password dialog for ssh key. I enter in my password, but I keep getting Saving ...