Git ubuntu problems

December 25, 2013 3k views
Hey could anyone maybe write a tutorial on how to setup git server and client properly? i have done the tutorials of digital ocean but i cant seem to push back to server etc... What im doing: I create a new folder (test) go to the folder then do git init i add some test files, add and commit them. Locally i can clone the remote git but when i do changes and commit them locally and then try to push i get errors. Counting objects: 3, done. Delta compression using up to 8 threads. Compressing objects: 100% (2/2), done. Writing objects: 100% (2/2), 234 bytes | 0 bytes/s, done. Total 2 (delta 0), reused 0 (delta 0) remote: error: refusing to update checked out branch: refs/heads/master remote: error: By default, updating the current branch in a non-bare repository remote: error: is denied, because it will make the index and work tree inconsistent remote: error: with what you pushed, and will require 'git reset --hard' to match remote: error: the work tree to HEAD. remote: error: remote: error: You can set 'receive.denyCurrentBranch' configuration variable to remote: error: 'ignore' or 'warn' in the remote repository to allow pushing into remote: error: its current branch; however, this is not recommended unless you remote: error: arranged to update its work tree to match what you pushed in some remote: error: other way. remote: error: remote: error: To squelch this message and still keep the default behaviour, set remote: error: 'receive.denyCurrentBranch' configuration variable to 'refuse'. To ssh://root@myip/~/git/lsmts ! [remote rejected] master -> master (branch is currently checked out) error: failed to push some refs to 'ssh://root@myip/~/git/lsmts' Anyone got any ideas? Thanks!
4 Answers
"i have done the tutorials of digital ocean..."

Which one(s)?
by Etel Sverdlov
This tutorial covers how to install git on ubuntu 12.04 via apt-get and from the source. Git is a distributed version control system released to the public in 2005. The program allows for non-linear development of projects, and can handle large amounts of data effectively by storing it on the local server.
The problems is pushing back to the remote.. doesn't seem to work
You have to clone the bare version of the repo on your droplet:
root@myip:~$ git clone --bare lsmts lsmts.git

Then, clone root@myip:lsmts.git locally.
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