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Gitlab and Eclipse che integration

In this tutorial, we will give you for each specific case all commands you need for algorithm development.

1- Clone a public repository from Gitlab to Eclipse che:

If the repository is public, you don't need any access rights.

1- Navigate to the repository and copy the HTTPS url


Log in Eclipse che and create a new workspace if you don' have created one.

In the workspace :

2- Click on Workspace, then "Import project"

3- Select Git if not select by default

4- Paste the HTTPS url you copied on 1.

5- Click import

6- you will find your project in the hierarchy. If it is a new repo, in the terminal run the command "cd TheNameOfYourProject" and "". You will find folders and files in the new project imported.


2- Invite a user to have access to a private repository:

If a repository is private, you need you to add each user, you want  them to access to the repository :


3- Clone a private repository from Gitlab to Eclipse che:

If the repository is private, you need to :

1- Ask the owner of the repository to give you the access rights to his repository first.

2- Once you have the correct access rights :

3- In the repository, copy the HTTPS url

4- In your workspace in Eclipse ch, using the terminal run the command: git clone

5- The terminal will ask you for username and password.

6- If the credentials entered are correct, you will clone locally the project and can start to work on it.

3- Link an existing project in Eclipse che with a new repository in  Gitlab:

If you have an existing project in Eclipse che, and wants to link with a new repository in Gitlab, you need to :

- Create the repository in Gitlab and copy the HTTPS link

- In Eclipse che, with the terminal run the following commands:

1- cd /projects/TheNameOfYourAlgorithm/

2- git init (To initialise a git project)

3- git remote add origin

4- git config --global user.@your
   git config --global "Your name"

5- git add . (to add all files you have in your project)

6- git commit -m "My first commit but you can put the message you want"

7- git push --set-upstream origin master

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