How To Clone A GitHub Repository

In this blog post, I will show you how to clone a GitHub repository to a Linux or Windows machine.

Before we start, make sure you install Git on your local machine.

Copy GitHub URL

The first step in this process is to open the Github repository using your browser and copy the URL, as shown below.

Clone

Next, open your git client and paste the URL using the format below.

git clone https://github.com/yourusername/reponame.git

Add files

We can add files to the repository, and when ready, we can stage them using the following command.

git add .

Commit

To commit the changes, we use:

Git commit -m "Message"

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