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How to add an image to a gist

How to add an image to a gist

  1. Create a gist if you haven't already.

  2. Clone your gist:

    # make sure to replace `<hash>` with your gist's hash
    git clone https://gist.github.com/<hash>.git # with https
    git clone git@gist.github.com:<hash>.git     # or with ssh
  3. Add your image to your gist's repository:

    git add your-image.jpg
  4. Commit the image:

    git commit -m "Add image"
  5. Update gist:

    git push origin master
@real-yfprojects
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Not working for me:

> git push origin main
remote: Permission to write to gist denied.
The requested URL returned error: 403

@sowrovsarkar63
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sowrovsarkar63 commented Aug 28, 2022

Just push in master branch

@real-yfprojects
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Just push in master branch

There is no master branch. It is named main in this case.

@alfonmga
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Screenshot 2022-08-30 at 17 24 26

@sowrovsarkar63
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Screenshot_3
check it out

@tlcoles
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tlcoles commented Oct 1, 2022

Did a search for this info and, look, it's you!

Friend, thank you for how you give back to the community and to us learners! Big hugs!

@steinarb
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Not working for me, unfortunately:

sb@marquez:/tmp/a64609f7e46dc52776685ba86a8e3005$ git push origin master
error: src refspec master does not match any
error: failed to push some refs to 'https://gist.github.com/a64609f7e46dc52776685ba86a8e3005.git'
sb@marquez:/tmp/a64609f7e46dc52776685ba86a8e3005$ git branch
* main
sb@marquez:/tmp/a64609f7e46dc52776685ba86a8e3005$ git push origin main
Username for 'https://gist.github.com': steinarb
Password for 'https://steinarb@gist.github.com': 
remote: Repository not found.
fatal: repository 'https://gist.github.com/a64609f7e46dc52776685ba86a8e3005.git/' not found
sb@marquez:/tmp/a64609f7e46dc52776685ba86a8e3005$

@Abinashbunty
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Not working for me, unfortunately:

sb@marquez:/tmp/a64609f7e46dc52776685ba86a8e3005$ git push origin master
error: src refspec master does not match any
error: failed to push some refs to 'https://gist.github.com/a64609f7e46dc52776685ba86a8e3005.git'
sb@marquez:/tmp/a64609f7e46dc52776685ba86a8e3005$ git branch
* main
sb@marquez:/tmp/a64609f7e46dc52776685ba86a8e3005$ git push origin main
Username for 'https://gist.github.com': steinarb
Password for 'https://steinarb@gist.github.com': 
remote: Repository not found.
fatal: repository 'https://gist.github.com/a64609f7e46dc52776685ba86a8e3005.git/' not found
sb@marquez:/tmp/a64609f7e46dc52776685ba86a8e3005$

@steinarb You have to use only git push without the origin master

@steinarb
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steinarb commented Feb 9, 2023

Ah! Thanks!

@seanjensengrey
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Legit! The comment drop technique is wonderful.

@CodeByAidan
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Hi, Easier would be to comment your Gist and add an image there. Copy past the image in your gist. image image
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you cannot be serious.... 💀💀💀💀

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steezeburger commented Nov 14, 2023

I kept having weird auth issues with https. When it would try to auth me with Github in the browser, I would just get a 404.

I switched to ssh (fyi you must create an ssh key and add the public key to Github settings), remembering to change the repo remote, e.g.

git remote set-url --push origin git@github.com:<some_gist_hash>.git

This worked, and I was able to commit and push images to the gist repo.

@o-az
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o-az commented Nov 26, 2023

ansi-color-codes

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src-ry commented Jan 9, 2024

download

@shalva97
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image

@CodeByAidan
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If you get an error saying:

error: src refspec master does not match any
error: failed to push some refs to 'https://gist.github.com/<hash>.git'

Since your repository has a branch named "main", you should push your changes to that branch instead of "master". To push to the "main" branch, use the following command:

git push origin main

This command will push the changes in your local "main" branch to the remote repository.

@moshiurH
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^ Agreed, change from git push origin master to git push origin main.

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