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GIT Version Control Tool

This article contains basic commands and usage information of GIT version control tool. GIT is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Version control is a system that records changes to a file or set of files over time so that you can recall specific versions later. You can download and install GIT from After installation, open git bash from Windows start menu. Just click on your new “Git Shell (or Bash)” Icon and type git commands in the Git “MINGW32” Terminal window. Initializing a Repository in an Existing Directory $ cd yourDirectory $ git init Start Version Control of Existing File $ git add myfile.c  //staging modified files $ git commit -m 'intial project version' $ git pull origin   //Pull the updates from repository. $ git push  //Send updates to the repository. Get a Copy of an Existing Git Repository