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Git: How to clear history of all repo url that has been accessed from local machine?

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My company is upgrading the laptops and so, they're selling the old ones. The problem is, we've been using the old laptops to access remote git repos and the employer would like to clean all possible traces of repo URLs that have been accessed in these laptops. How do I do this? We used Git Bash and Conemu. Will uninstalling Git Bash and Conemu be enough to delete all repo URL history in the laptops? or are these repo URL never been saved to local disk in the first place?

posted Dec 1, 2014 by Alok Sharma

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Do these thing, I am sure you will be safe.

1. As you are saying, uninstalling GIT,
2. rm -f .ssh/known_hosts           //remove (.ssh/ will be present in home directory)
3. or you can delete all the file inside ".ssh/"  
4. open you browser, login into you git code server(code internals).
         1. Goto setting,  click on SSH Public Keys
         2. Then select all the present key and press delete.
 Now you are done, and good to go.

It will be better if you delete you local directory which contains the code.
answer Dec 2, 2014 by Arshad Khan
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