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unable to open web browser - ERROR

Hi

I am trying to sync my local repository to remote but I get this error. My browser (firefox) is set as default in windows. I get this error when I try to view repository online or when i hit the remote button in the task bar. sourcetreerror2.png

I assume this is why my files in the online repository are really old? I need to get this project onto MacintheCloud so I can publish ios version of project so would really appreciate some help in getting this sorted.

How do i fix?

thanks

2 answers

I found this on another post.  Seems to work:

  • In Sourcetree, click on the "Settings" button, located on the top-right of the screen
  • On the window that opens, in the "Remotes" tab, select your remote and click "Edit"
  • If all the information is correct in that window (it was in my case), simply click "OK"
  • Click "OK" again to close the "Repository Settings" window

That fixed it for me. It seems to me that re-setting the URL of the repository to the same address is what does the trick. I hope it works for you as well.

This worked for me too.  Geez, dumb software...

Like Isaac Cacho likes this
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When you clone a project you can choose among 2 protocols: either using git over ssh, or https. I always use git, because I can just use an ssh key and forget about passwords management.

I just tested with a project cloned with https, and the browser is opened correctly. On the other hand, when using git I get the same error as lz7cjc. Looking at the log messages I cannot believe that they are really trying to open a browser at the URL git@gitlab.com:repository/path.git without even checking how the project was configured, and if that string is a valid URL or not.

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