Orion/How Tos/Cloning repository from github
Say you have an account on GitHub, and want use Orion to contribute to work on code in that GitHub repository. Read on for details on how to configure Orion to work with your 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.