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Git Clone Guides

The git clone command is used to point to an existing git repository and make a copy of that repo in a new directory. Learn more with these community guides.

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How to clone your private repository from GitHub to server, Droplet, VDS, etc?

Today, we solve huge misunderstood thing: clone private repository from GitHub on your server. Don’t switch the channel πŸ˜ƒ


How to get Clone a private Github repo!?

I had a simple problem with git clone a private repo to my desktop, I tried many commands from StackOverflow and other websites and issues from GitHub, and nothing my issue not solved


How to clone a GitLab repository after enabling 2FA

I've recently started to enable 2FA (Two Factor Authentication) on most of my online accounts, including GitLab. But what happen when you try to clone a repository against https after that?


How to clone a subdirectory of a git project (not downloading the zip).

Have you ever wonder a way to clone a specific folder in a git repository ?


How to clone a flutter project in VScode

For few of us its not possible to install and use heavy software like Android Studio so we prefer VScode but the catch is VScode comes with many features which we are not aware of. So, here i would like to share how can we take a program from github i.e clone a program and run in VScode.


Quick tip: Clone a single folder from Github

Let's say I wanted to clone Supabase's example Slack clone, which lives in the following folder:


Replacement for git clone - degit

Hey Developers,

When I wanted to clone a specific github repository, I used git:clone and It will result in downloading the entire repository with all branches and git commits.

Few times, I just want to copy(download) some files, branches or folders from a repository (i.e) I don't want the entire tree structure of that repo.


Optimize your git clone / fetch strategy for CI pipelines

This is where things become a bit more tricky. In this scenario git clone might not be our best bet because it only allows for cloning all branches or one branch.


How to Clone a Specific Git Branch

How to clone a Git Repository


Happy Git Clone coding!