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Frequently used git command

While using a GUI client for Git is helpful and user-friendly, the command-line interface, although more complex, offers greater power and speed.

I've written this post to serve as a handy reference, eliminating the need to repeatedly search for specific commands on Google or Stack Overflow.

Here's a list of Git commands I use frequently, as well as some less common ones

Init #

Initializes a new Git repository in current directory.

git init 

Clone #

Clone a remote Git repository on local computer

git clone 

Status #

Displays the current status of the working directory

git status

Add #

Stages changes in the working directory for the next commit

git add <file1> <file2> <file3>
git add .  

Commit #

Records changes in a new commit along with a descriptive message

git commit –m "<message here>"

Stash #

Temporarily saves changes for later use.

git stash save -m "<message here>"

Applies the changes from a specific stash back to working directory. The stash index number (e.g., stash@{0}) identifies the stash to apply. If not specified, it applies the most recent one.

git stash apply [stash@{n}]

Applies and removes the changes from a specific stash. If not specified, it applies and removes the most recent stash.

git stash pop [stash@{n}]

Deletes a specific stash, permanently removing it.

git stash drop [stash@{n}]: 

Fetch #

Downloads changes from a remote repository without merging.

git fetch

Pull #

Fetches and merges changes from a remote repository into the current branch.

git pull

Push #

Sends local commits to a remote repository to share changes.

git push

To be continued ...