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.
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?
I found this on another post. Seems to work:
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org:repository/path.git without even checking how the project was configured, and if that string is a valid URL or not.
My Sourcetree still has this problem and I have the latest version (3.4.4). Please fix this.
"Unable to open your web browser to 'email@example.com:repo/project.git' ", it also incorrectly attributes the problem to not having a default web browser (I do have a default web browser == Firefox 78.10.1ESR)
Note I'm obscuring the actual url, but the point is that it's showing it in "firstname.lastname@example.org:repository/project.git" URL format. I do not want to set my git clone urls to https format, I want 'git' (ssh) format. Sourcetree should really manage a separate https repo link for the Remote button to use with the browser.
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