Re: [git-users] New user gets lost driving the Git Bash

2012-07-25 Thread Konstantin Khomoutov
On Tue, 24 Jul 2012 14:38:19 -0700 (PDT) Graham Jans graham.j...@gmail.com wrote: [...] There's no consensus in the Git for Windows community on what shell to use for interactive work with Git. I, for one, prefer cmd.exe as I tend to use the shell not only for Git. As Konstantin says,

Re: [git-users] New user gets lost driving the Git Bash

2012-07-25 Thread Konstantin Khomoutov
On Tue, 24 Jul 2012 13:01:32 -0700 (PDT) Jeffery Brewer jeffery.bre...@gmail.com wrote: Continued thanks for all the help. I'm sorry to be so slow at this...I've just done very little command line operation in the past and probably shouldn't even be allowed near computers at all. I have very

Re: [git-users] New user gets lost driving the Git Bash

2012-07-24 Thread Łukasz Siwiński
PS: The command like provided with Git for Windows is something like Bash for Linux. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups Git for human beings group. To post to this group, send email to git-users@googlegroups.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send

Re: [git-users] New user gets lost driving the Git Bash

2012-07-24 Thread Konstantin Khomoutov
On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 04:13:50PM -0700, Jeffery Brewer wrote: Aha! Figured out that after installing on windows you don't go to a command line directly, you have to go through Start All Programs Git Git Bash which gives you a different kind of command line. [...] Note that you don't

Re: [git-users] New user gets lost driving the Git Bash

2012-07-24 Thread Jeffery Brewer
Continued thanks for all the help. I'm sorry to be so slow at this...I've just done very little command line operation in the past and probably shouldn't even be allowed near computers at all. I have very little experience on Linux/Unix as well, so I'm really floundering around in the dark

Re: [git-users] New user gets lost driving the Git Bash

2012-07-24 Thread Graham Jans
On Tuesday, 24 July 2012 00:46:44 UTC-7, Konstantin Khomoutov wrote: On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 04:13:50PM -0700, Jeffery Brewer wrote: Aha! Figured out that after installing on windows you don't go to a command line directly, you have to go through Start All Programs Git Git Bash

[git-users] New user gets lost driving the Git Bash

2012-07-23 Thread Jeffery Brewer
Aha! Figured out that after installing on windows you don't go to a command line directly, you have to go through Start All Programs Git Git Bash which gives you a different kind of command line. Was able to set up my configuration settings as described in The Book. Am now at the beginning

Re: [git-users] New user gets lost driving the Git Bash

2012-07-23 Thread Łukasz Siwiński
Ps: after: $ echo dir alias='ls' .bashrc exit relaunch your prompt (bach/command line) 2012/7/24 Łukasz Siwiński lsiwin...@gmail.com: do the following: echo alias dir =ls enter/ if you want to go to c: drive do the following cd /c if you want to go to d: do the following cd /d

Re: [git-users] New user gets lost driving the Git Bash

2012-07-23 Thread Serge Matveenko
On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 3:18 AM, Łukasz Siwiński lsiwin...@gmail.com wrote: Ps: after: $ echo dir alias='ls' .bashrc exit relaunch your prompt (bach/command line) alias dir='ls -Alh' gives more familiar look for windows user personally I use this alias in my linux shell for over 6 years

Re: [git-users] New user gets lost driving the Git Bash

2012-07-23 Thread Jeffery Brewer
Thanks to both... how do you move up one level in the directory structure without having to type the entire path? e.g. cd.. On Monday, July 23, 2012 4:30:14 PM UTC-7, Serge Matveenko wrote: On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 3:18 AM, Łukasz Siwiński lsiwin...@gmail.com wrote: Ps: after: $ echo dir

Re: [git-users] New user gets lost driving the Git Bash

2012-07-23 Thread Kfir Shay
you need a space between the command and argument cd .. On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 7:36 PM, Jeffery Brewer jeffery.bre...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks to both... how do you move up one level in the directory structure without having to type the entire path? e.g. cd.. On Monday, July 23, 2012