How to download or install Git

How to download or install Git

Download Git for Windows

Step 1: Goto the official Git website: https://git-scm.com/downloads

Step 2: Click the download link for Windows and allow the download to complete.

Step 3: After downloading the file successfully, goto its location and extract the File & now you will see the Git file (Installer). Double click on it and start the installation & complete as per your need.

Step 4: Now your Git is installed successfully. Press your Windows Key button and search Git Bash and check the git is installed or not on your machine.

Step 5: Check your Git Version: 

$   git --version

Step 6: Now you configure your git credentials to get started with your github or gitlab or bitbucket etc..



1. get all the branches : $ git fetch --all



1. Check in which brnanch you are and how many branches are there :


    $ git branch

    $ git branch --all


2. Check to current branch : $ git branch --show-current


3. Check your current repository name :


    $ git remote -v


4. Check your current repository full detailed status (Username & password will be asked):


    $ git remote show origin


5. How to add Git or Re-initialise Git :


    $ git init


6. If you want to change the repository from one to another :


    $ git remote add origin and_your_repo_path


    Eg: Your_Repository_Path: https://gitlab.com/balamurugan1/refixd-new-static-website.git


Create a branch :


    $ git checkout -b <name-of-branch>


Switching from 1 branch to another branch


    for master: $ git checkout master

    for other-branch: $ git checkout <name-of-branch>



7. Create a branch in your repository and pushing to GitLab:


    $ git checkout -b <name-of-branch>

    Now $ git add .

    Now $ git commit -m "First Commit"

    Now $ git push origin <master> or <your_branch_name>



7. if you want to push the file to your repository:


    $ git push origin <master> OR <your_branch_name>


8. How to clone a repository -


    via HTTPS: $ git clone https://gitlab.com/gitlab-tests/sample-project.git


    via SSH: git clone git@gitlab.com:gitlab-org/gitlab.git


9. How to clone a branch


    $ git clone -b <branch> <remote_repo>


10. How to remove or delete branch from your repository


git push origin --delete <master> or <your_branch_name>

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