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How to clone a repository from gitweb?

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I am new to git. I have followed the instructions given at https://git-scm.com/book/en/v2/Git-on-the-Server-GitWeb and successfully installed gitweb. I am using git 2.2.2 and it is installed on Linux.

After the successful installation and configuration of gitweb, I could able to see my git repositories when I hit my url like... http://ipaddress ( and I could see all the git projects/repositories listed here)

Now, I would like to my team members to clone these repositories to their local machines (all windows) using either git bash or tortoise git. However, we are unable to find or get the git clone url for these projects which are on gitweb.

How can I achieve this. Please help.

For your information, there are 5 git repositories on my Linux box (in which same git and gitweb are installed) and they are present under /root/git_projects/

posted Sep 25, 2015 by anonymous

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AFAIU gitweb is only a viewer for git repos. You'll need to set up either ssh access och configure your web server to serve the git repos (using git-http-backend).

answer Sep 25, 2015 by Tarun Singhal
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