Chapter 26. Given a scenario, carry out version control using Git

This chapter provides information and commands concerning the following topics:

Arguments

Files

Arguments

The Linux+ exam will include some questions regarding arguments to the git command. This section covers these exam-testable arguments.

clone

The git clone command creates a local repository from the contents of a remote repository. The argument provided is the location of the remote repository.

Example:

$ git clone https://gitlab.com/borothwell/ocs.git
Cloning into 'ocs'...
Username for 'https://gitlab.com': borothwell Password for 'https://borothwell@gitlab.com': remote: ...

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