How To Initialize a Git Repository¶
A Git repository has to be initialized before being able to add files to it.
Open a command line and execute this from your home directory:
mkdir new_repository cd new_repository git init git remote add origin <URL of the Git repository> echo README file > README.md git add -A git commit -m "Initial commit" git push -u origin master cd ..
In line #4, replace “<URL of the Git repository>” with the URL of the repository.
After running this, the repository will be initialized.
You can now delete the directory