fatal: does not appear to be a git repository

You’ve got the syntax for the scp-style way of specifying a repository slightly wrong – it has to be:


… as you can see in the git clone documentation. You should use instead the URL:


i.e. in the URL you’re using, you missed out the : (colon)

To update the URL for origin you could do:

git remote set-url origin git@skarp.beanstalkapp.com:/gittest.git

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