Sunday, 1 August 2010

Beginner's guide to : Initiate a Git project

Assuming: Active github account is made, SSH public keys passed and a new repository already created on the site.

First you need to know the address of your new repository, this can be easily found on the repository page (, the addy supposed to look like this below :

On your local console run :

$ mkdir myNewRepo
$ cd myNewRepo
$ git init
$ git add .
$ git commit * -m "write your message here"
$ git remote add
$ git push origin master

Basically, what it did was :

1) & 2) self explained
4) initiate the directory to be git-i-fied
5) add all files & folders inside the directory
6) stage the changes to be committed
7) self explained
8) commit changes to remote repository

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