How to Create and Clone a Repo in GitHub on Ubuntu 18.04

September 24, 2020 Liquid Web

GitHub is a free repository hosting service, used as version control for web developers to download and push their code from their servers to other users.  In our previous article on Installing Git on Ubuntu 18.04, we’ve instructed on how to add Git to your Ubuntu VPS server. 

In this video, we demonstrate how to do create and clone a repository in GitHub on Ubuntu 18.04.

Commands used:
git config --global user.name "Your_Name"
git config --global user.email "email_address@domain.com"
mkdir git_environment
cd git_environment
git clone https://github.com/username/want-some-java.git
cd want-some-java
ls

Video by: Alex Gorzen

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