How to get / List all remote branches present in Git repository using command line

How to get all remote branches present in Git repository using command line


How to check all branches in git

In this article, we are going to learn about getting or Listing all the remote branches names from your git repository using command line. 

There are many methods to check the remote branches  (git branches) name as follows:

Method 1: Listing all remote branches name by mentioning current branch with astric symbol (*):

$   git branch -a

Output:

HP@HP-PC MINGW64 /c/xampp/htdocs/project
$ git branch -a
* current_branch
remotes/origin/HEAD -> origin/current_branch
remotes/origin/branch2
remotes/origin/branch3


Method 2: Listing all remote branches name:

$   git branch -r

Output:

HP@HP-PC MINGW64 /c/xampp/htdocs/project
$ git branch -r
remotes/origin/HEAD -> origin/current_branch
remotes/origin/branch2
remotes/origin/branch3


Method 3: Listing all remote branches name with its origin:

$   git remote show origin

Output:

HP@HP-PC MINGW64 /c/xampp/htdocs/project
$ git remote show origin
remote:
* remote origin
Fetch URL: git@gitlab.com:username/project.git
Push URL: git@gitlab.com:username/project.git
HEAD branch: current_branch
Remote branches:
current_branch tracked
branch2 tracked


Method 4: Listing all remote branches name:

$   git branch --all

Output:

HP@HP-PC MINGW64 /c/xampp/htdocs/project
$ git branch --all
* current_branch
remotes/origin/HEAD -> origin/current_branch
remotes/origin/branch2
remotes/origin/branch3


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