Getting Started With Git and Github on Fedora

Git-Icon-1788CThis post is going to be a very simple overview of the steps that you need to follow to get started with Git and Github on Fedora. Nothing fancy here at all, just the basics of what you need to know so that you can get up and running with pushing and pulling code. Note that these instructions assume that you have installed the Git client already, and that you are running a Linux based desktop distro with the KDE desktop environment (yes, I know that’s redundant).

Creating Your First Repository

So this is a pretty simple process. First you are going to want to navigate to https://github.comĀ in your browser. Once there you need to go ahead and create a free account. Create a Username and Password.

github_singupOnce you have completed the steps required to create a new account, and have chosen your account type (free – right?) you then need to create a New Repository. Just click on the green button on the right hand side of the page. You will need to choose a name for your new repository. Select “Initialize this repository with a README” to seed your repo so that you can perform your first clone procedure.


Since we are down to the business of keeping things simple, let’s say that you have created the user Fatmin, and that the repository that you created is called test. This would have created the repository at the following URL – –

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