Ken Muse
Using Git SSH From Docker With a Local Proxy

Using Git SSH From Docker With a Local Proxy

You're working in a development container. You need access to a port on the host for a proxy SSH connection to a Git server. Sounds tough, right? Turns out it's simple.

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SSH and Multiple Git Credentials

SSH and Multiple Git Credentials

If you need to connect to multiple Git hosts or environments (like EMU and GHEC) with minimal effort, then SSH may provide the options you need to make it painless.

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Comparing GitHub Commit Signing Options

Comparing GitHub Commit Signing Options

Trying to understand the options for signing Git commits? Explore the options available for cryptographic signatures and their tradeoffs in today's post.

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Marking Workspaces Safe with Dotfiles

Marking Workspaces Safe with Dotfiles

There are many ways to automate the process of marking directories as "safe" to avoid the "detected dubious ownership in repository" message. Last week, I discussed how to modify the devcontainer.json. This week, let's see an alternative using Dotfiles.

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Avoiding Dubious Ownership in Dev Containers

Avoiding Dubious Ownership in Dev Containers

It's always best to run containers with the least privileges required. Unfortunately, that may result in Git operations that fail with the message "detected dubious ownership in repository". The trick to eliminating this is quite simple …

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