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= Cloning a Git repository hosted on GitHub  =
 
= Cloning a Git repository hosted on GitHub  =
  
#Obtain a repository URI. Go to the GitHub repository home page and copy the repository URI. Typically '''SSH''' and '''HTTP''' give read and write access and '''Git''' protocol gives you read-only access.<br>[[Image:GithubURI.PNG|A github repository's URI edit field with the ssh radio selected]]<br><br>  
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#Obtain a repository URI. Go to the GitHub repository home page and copy the repository URI.<br>Typically '''SSH''' and '''HTTP''' give read and write access and '''Git''' protocol gives you read-only access.<br>[[Image:GithubURI.PNG|A github repository's URI edit field with the ssh radio selected]]<br><br>  
#If you are using a secure connection you might be required to configure your public key. On GitHub go to '''Account Settings -&gt; SSH Public Keys''' and choose '''Add another public key'''.<br>[[Image:GithubAddPublicKey.PNG|Add another public key link on github Account Settings SSH Public Keys page]]<br><br>
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#If you are using a secure connection you might be required to [https://help.github.com/articles/generating-ssh-keys configure your public key].
#Copy the contents of your public key file into the '''Key''' field. Typically you can find your public/private keys in the '''.ssh''' directory in your home directory on your file system
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#Login to [http://orion.eclipse.org/ Orion] and go to the '''Repositories link'''.<br>[[Image:Orion Repostories link.png|Repositories link in the nav bar of an Orion page]]<br><br>  
#Confirm adding public key by selecting '''Add key''' button
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#Choose the '''Clone Repository''' button and copy your Git repository URI into the Repository URL input.<br>[[Image:Clone git repository dialog.png|Clone git repository dialog]]<br><br>  
#Login to Orion and go to the '''Repositories link'''<br>[[Image:Orion Repostories link.png|Repositories link in the nav bar of an Orion page]]<br><br>  
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# You will be prompted for credentials.<br>[[Image:orion_credentials.png|Orion credentials prompt]]<br>
#Choose the '''Clone Repository''' button and copy the your Git repository URI into the Repository URL input<br>[[Image:Clone git repository dialog.png]]<br><br>  
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##If you added the public key to github, then you need to copy the contents of your private key file (typically in your '''.ssh''' directory underneath your home directory in your local file system) into the '''Private key:''' field.  If your key defined a passphrase, supply it also.
# You will be prompted for credentials.<br>[[Image:orion_credentials.png]]<br>
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##If you added the public key to github, then you need to copy the contents of your private key file (typically in your '''.ssh''' directory underneath your home directory) into the '''Private key:''' field.  If your key defined a passphrase, supply it also.
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##If you are using ssh login, input your credentials<br>'''Ssh username''' - username <br>'''Ssh password''' - password <br>
 
##If you are using ssh login, input your credentials<br>'''Ssh username''' - username <br>'''Ssh password''' - password <br>
#Confirm credentials and wait until your repository is cloned
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#Confirm your credentials and wait until your repository is cloned.
  
 
For more information about using Git with Orion, see the [[Orion/Documentation/User_Guide|Orion User Guide]].
 
For more information about using Git with Orion, see the [[Orion/Documentation/User_Guide|Orion User Guide]].

Revision as of 16:20, 25 January 2013

Say you have an account on GitHub, and want use Orion to contribute to work on code in your GitHub repository. Read on for details on how to configure Orion to work with your GitHub repository.

Cloning a Git repository hosted on GitHub

  1. Obtain a repository URI. Go to the GitHub repository home page and copy the repository URI.
    Typically SSH and HTTP give read and write access and Git protocol gives you read-only access.
    A github repository's URI edit field with the ssh radio selected

  2. If you are using a secure connection you might be required to configure your public key.
  3. Login to Orion and go to the Repositories link.
    Repositories link in the nav bar of an Orion page

  4. Choose the Clone Repository button and copy your Git repository URI into the Repository URL input.
    Clone git repository dialog

  5. You will be prompted for credentials.
    Orion credentials prompt
    1. If you added the public key to github, then you need to copy the contents of your private key file (typically in your .ssh directory underneath your home directory in your local file system) into the Private key: field. If your key defined a passphrase, supply it also.
    2. If you are using ssh login, input your credentials
      Ssh username - username
      Ssh password - password
  6. Confirm your credentials and wait until your repository is cloned.

For more information about using Git with Orion, see the Orion User Guide.