Git push requires username and password

A common cause is cloning using the default (HTTPS) instead of SSH. You can correct this by going to your repository, clicking “Clone or download”, then clicking the “Use SSH” button above the URL field and updating the URL of your origin remote like this: You can check if you have added the remote as …

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git push –force-with-lease vs. –force

force overwrites a remote branch with your local branch. –force-with-lease is a safer option that will not overwrite any work on the remote branch if more commits were added to the remote branch (by another team-member or coworker or what have you). It ensures you do not overwrite someone elses work by force pushing. I think your …

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What does git push origin HEAD mean?

HEAD points to the top of the current branch. git can obtain the branch name from that. So it’s the same as: but you don’t have to remember/type the current branch name. Also it prevents you from pushing to the wrong remote branch by accident. If you want to push a different branch than the current one the …

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What does git push origin HEAD mean?

HEAD points to the top of the current branch. git can obtain the branch name from that. So it’s the same as: but you don’t have to remember/type the current branch name. Also it prevents you from pushing to the wrong remote branch by accident. If you want to push a different branch than the current one the …

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Undoing a ‘git push’

You need to make sure that no other users of this repository are fetching the incorrect changes or trying to build on top of the commits that you want removed because you are about to rewind history. Then you need to ‘force’ push the old reference. or in your case You may have receive.denyNonFastForwards set on the …

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Git Push ERROR: Repository not found

Check to see if you have read-write access. The Git error message is misleading. I had a similar issue. I had been added to an existing project. I cloned it and committed a local change. I went to push and got the ERROR: Repository not found. error message. The person who added me to the project gave …

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! [rejected] master -> master (fetch first)

The answer is there, git is telling you to fetch first. Probably somebody else has pushed to master already, and your commit is behind. Therefore you have to fetch, merge the changeset, and then you’ll be able to push again. If you don’t (or even worse, if you force it by using the –force option), you can …

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