How to Clone a Remote Repository in Git


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Cloning a remote repository

We were able to successfully create a remote GitHub repository and to configure our local repository so that we can push all of our local commits up to the remote. Now I want to switch gears for a second, and I want us to do the opposite. And that is instead of taking a repository that's local and pushing it to the remote, I want to see how we can do the reverse. How we can go with a remote repository and pull it down to have a local copy of it to work with. This is assuming that we don't have a local copy to start with. This kind of circumstance would come up, if someone said, hey come and collaborate on a project with me.

I have put my code on GitHub, now why don't you go get it, pull down a copy, and then we could start collaborating. Or if you wanted to work on open-source project, the same kind of thing. You'd go out, find the open-source project, get a copy of it to bring on to your local machine, and then you could start contributing. The way we will sim...

Cloning a remote repository
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Cloning a remote repository provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Kevin Skoglund as part of the Git Essential Training

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