dokku - cannot git push my files

Posted June 14, 2014 7.6k views
fatal: [name] does not appear to be a git repository fatal: Could not read from remote repository. Please make sure you have the correct access rights and the repository exists. I tried to push files to my server with dokku installed, but this error message appeared. git remote add deploy deploy@my-server-address:dev where deploy is a user with root privilege of my server, and I first generated a public key on my computer and I copied it to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys on my server and finally use command "cat ~/.ssh/authorized_keys | sudo sshcommand acl-add dokku 'init'" however, this seems not working. Any ideas? Thanks!!!

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As message indicates, fatal: [name] your script didn't defined the repository name (if defined, you may get it name in error script). Let us know if helped :)
Is there already a repository set up on the server side with the deploy user? You'd need to run as deploy:
git init --bare dev.git
Check out: For the Dokku "magic" to happen, you need to push to the dokku user:
git remote add deploy dokku@my-server-address:dev
git push deploy master
by Brian Rogers
This tutorial will show you how to set up a fully fledged Git server using SSH keys for authentication.