Orion/How Tos/Cloning repository from github
You have an account on GitHub and want use Orion to contribute to a GitHub repository?
Cloning a Git repository hosted on GitHub
- Obtain a repository URI. Go to 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.
- If you are using a secure connection you might be required to configure your public key. On GitHub go to Account Settings -> SSH Public Keys and choose Add another public key
- Copy contents of your public key file in the Key field. Typically you can find your public/private keys in .ssh directory in your home directory on your file system
- Confirm adding public key by selecting Add key button
- Login to Orion and go to Repositories link
- Choose Clone button and copy the your Git repository URI into the Repository URL input
- If you are using secure protocol input your credentials
Ssh username - username (optional if you are authenticating via private key)
Ssh password - password (optional if you are authenticating via private key)
Private key - private key (optional if you are authenticating via user/password) to match the public key uploaded on GitHub. Typically you can find your public/private keys in .ssh directory in your home directory on your file system, please copy the contents of the private key file with any whitespace it contains
Passphrase - passphrase if required by your private key
- Confirm credentials and wait until your repository is cloned
For more information about using Git with Orion, see the Orion User Guide.