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A Git Cheat Sheet

Intro

When it comes to version control systems, there are few software that can beat GIT in performance and relevance. GIT was developed by Linus Torvalds in 2005 and today, millions of companies use it for efficient code management and version control of their projects. Open source software is available for download for Linux, Windows, Solaris and Mac platforms.

GIT Commands

git config

One of the most used git commands, email, username and file format etc. git config, which can be used to set user-specific configuration values such as the preferred algorithm for example, the following command can be used to set up email:

git config --global user.email root@baransel.dev
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git init

This command is used to create a new GIT directory. Sample:

git init
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git add

The git add command can be used to add files to the directory. For example, the following command will index a file named README.md located in the local directory:

git add README.md
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git clone

The git clone command is used for directory checking purposes.
If the directory is located on a remote server, use:

git clone baransel@91.128.110.48:/path/to/repository
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git commit

The git commit command is used to commit changes to the head. Note that not all committed changes will go to the remote directory. Example:

git commit –m "Message related to commit."
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git status

The git status command displays a list of files that have not yet been added or that have been changed along with the committed files. Example:

git status
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git push

git push is another of the most used basic GIT commands. With a simple push, it pushes the changes made to the master branch of the remote directory associated with the working directory. Example:

git push origin master
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git checkout

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