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Commit 3656c2fa authored by Robert Speicher's avatar Robert Speicher
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Merge branch 'rs-troubleshooting' into 'master'

Add Troubleshooting section to 8.0 docs

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See merge request !1416
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### Additional Markup Styles
Apart from the always supported markdown style there are other rich text files that GitLab can display. But you might have to install a dependency to do so. Please see the [github-markup gem readme](https://github.com/gitlabhq/markup#markups) for more information.
## Troubleshooting
### "You appear to have cloned an empty repository."
If you see this message when attempting to clone a repository hosted by GitLab,
this is likely due to an outdated Nginx or Apache configuration, or a missing or
misconfigured `gitlab-git-http-server` instance. Double-check that you've
[installed Go](#3-go), [installed gitlab-git-http-server](#install-gitlab-git-http-server),
and correctly [configured Nginx](#site-configuration).
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```
If you have more than one backup `*.tar` file(s) please add `BACKUP=timestamp_of_backup` to the command above.
## Troubleshooting
### "You appear to have cloned an empty repository."
If you see this message when attempting to clone a repository hosted by GitLab,
this is likely due to an outdated Nginx or Apache configuration, or a missing or
misconfigured `gitlab-git-http-server` instance. Double-check that you correctly
completed [Step 5](#5-install-gitlab-git-http-server) to install the daemon and
[Step 8](#new-nginx-configuration) to reconfigure Nginx.
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