How to create free Github Account and Github repositories
Github –> Github is a open source platform to store source code in central place (cloud https://github.com)
Git –> Git is a command line utility, which is installed in our computer to connect to Github.
How to create Github account
Go to https://github.com
username verify the puzzle and click on
Create account then you will recieve verification mail with link in your inbox.
Click on the link received on your mail for complete the email verification. Once the email verification is completed, login to https://github.com
After login, click on
Create repository to create a first repository in Github.
In Github, the repository is used to store the source code files.
Enter the repository name eg:
firstproject and select the repository type as
public –> Anybody can see the repository and its files from github. Anybody can clone you project.
private –> The repository and its files are only visible to you. Need username and password for cloning.
Click the check box
Add a README file
README.md file is used to tell about your repository, like for what purpose you have created this reposirory.
The content in your
README.md will be shown in your repository home page.
Now you have only one file
README.md in your repository
How to install git in linux operating system
Run the following command to install git in ubuntu operating system
sudo apt update sudo apt install git
Run the following command to install git in Centos operating system
sudo yum update sudo yum install git
How to check the version of git
How to clone(download) the repository from Github to local computer
Go to your repository –> click on
code –> make sure
https is selected –> copy the url
In your terminal type
git clone and your copied url
git clone https://github.com/vigneshsweekaran/firstproject.git
Now we have successfully created the repository in github and cloned that repository to our local computer.