Get started with Git from the command line
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This guide shows you how to share your code in a Git repo in Azure Repos using the command line.
The instructions below use the default bash shell used on Linux and macOS, but the Git commands will work in any shell, including Git Bash from Git for Windows.
You can also create and get repos from the command line or scripts using the Azure DevOps Services CLI.
- An organization in Azure DevOps. If you don't have an organization, you can sign up for one for free. Each organization includes free, unlimited private Git repositories.
Download and install Git
Use Homebrew to install and set up Git.
brew install git
Linux and Unix
Use your distribution's package management system to download and install Git. For example, on Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install git
Refer to the list of install commands for the most up to date instructions for your Linux distribution.
Create your local repo
Create a local Git repo for your code. If your code is already in a local Git repo, you can skip this step.
Navigate to the folder where your code is on the command line:
Create a Git repo on your machine to store your code. You will connect this repo to Azure Repos in the next section.
git init .
Commit your code into the local Git repo.
git add --all git commit -m "first commit of my code"
Create your Git repo in Azure Repos
Create a new Git repo in Azure Repos for your code. Copy the clone URL once you are done creating your repo.
Connect your local repo to the Git repo in Azure Repos using the copied clone URL in the
git remote add origin https://dev.azure.com/fabrikops2/Fabrikam/_git/FabrikamApp
Push your code
git push origin master