On Thu, 18 Feb 2016 14:23:50 -0800 (PST) Felipe Damasceno <mays.vieira.mor...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I´m just learning how to use Git and i´m going thru the Git basics. > > I actualling heard about Git from a tutorial for Julia programming. I > have installed Anaconda2 as well. > > When i got in the part of Recording changes to the Repository and > gave the command "$ git status" i found a lot of tracked and > untracked files, a lot of them related to Anaconda 2. > > My first thought was to delete it all, but i didn´t (i´m learning but > i´m not stupid) and them i decided to track them all. But i´m having > a error in adding the files. There is a file from > AppData/Local/Google/Chrome/.../data_0 that the permision was denied. > > I have to say that i couldn´t download the Anaconda 2 with my Chrome > and i needed to do it with the FireFox. > > Are this two things related? How should i solve this? First things first: what OS are you using? Please, always, always tell us as many details about your environment as sensibly possible. >From that "AppData/Local/Google/Chrome/.../data_0" it looks like this is happening on Windows. Am I correct? Next, if I'm correct, you're most probably doing it wrong: that "AppData" directory is a "system" Windows directory located in your home directory which users are not even normally supposed to know about. Hence I have a hunch that you got some initial bits of the tutorial wrong and initialized a Git repository directly in your user's "home directory". That would explain why Git shows you lots of files as untracked, and files which may not realistically be kept in a repository. You should understand that the `git init` (or `git init .`) commands must be run in the shell only after you have: 1) Created a specific directory for your project; 2) Made that directory current in your shell via using the shell's `cd` command. Something like: C:\> cd C:\Users\Felipe\Documents C:\Users\Felipe\Documents> C:\Users\Felipe\Documents> mkdir MyProject C:\Users\Felipe\Documents> C:\Users\Felipe\Documents> cd MyProject C:\Users\Felipe\Documents\MyProject> C:\Users\Felipe\Documents\MyProject> git init . Initialized empty Git repository in C:/Users/Felipe/Documents/MyProject C:\Users\Felipe\Documents\MyProject> What to do now? First, don't do any Git operations! If you will tell Git to delete a tracked file, Git will do that without asking. Very carefully check that you have a directory named ".git" in your user's home directory. I'd use something more sensible than Windows Explorer to do this , but if you will switch on showing hidden and system files in Windows Explorer and then will navigate directly to C:\Users and then to the folder named after your login name, that should be fine, too. Once found, delete that folder directly. 1. http://www.farmanager.com -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Git for human beings" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to git-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.