Working Around With GIT

Working away with GIT can be tedious especially for a newbie. Following GIT commands will help you accomplish many things with GIT. I took the commands from the GIT website. But sometimes it may not be quite straightforward to find these combinations of commands.

Creating a new repository on the command line locally and pushing the changes to it and the remote repository.

echo "# Echo-Oracle" >>
git init
git add
git commit -m "first commit"
git remote add origin
git push -u origin master

Pushing an existing local repository to a remote repository from the command line.

git remote add origin
git push -u origin master

Import code from another repository

Undoing changes on the remote repository

If by chance you have made unintended changes to your remote repository, by adding a new commit to it, you can undo the changes using the following commands.

git reset 7f6d03 --hard
 git push origin -f

Replace the number above in your reset command with the SHA of the commit that you want to revert to on the remote repository.

I found the following commands on GitLab. You might find these useful too.

Command line instructions

Git global setup
git config --global "Adil Raja"
git config --global ""
Create a new repository
git clone
cd evolutionary-nursery
git add
git commit -m "add README"
git push -u origin master
Existing folder or Git repository
cd existing_folder
git init
git remote add origin
git add .
git commit
git push -u origin master

Here is a great tutorial on git.

Try Git


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