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Old 08-22-2019, 01:21 PM   #1
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Question Need help with pushing a commit to Git

I am working on a basic python program. I have a git hub page for it and I don't know how to push a commit. I am using the terminal. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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Here are some command line suggestions:
$ git status
git add <path/filename>
git add -u
git commit -m "<comment>"
git push
git push origin master
git push origin <branch-name>
Basically you should add new or modified files, these are the git add commands, and there are various options to choose.

Next you commit, using the commit, and typically with a comment.

Finally you push these changes to the repository. I find that typing "git push" first gives me advice back to tell me if I need the origin, etc. Sometimes yes, sometimes no. I don't know the full rules there, sorry, just my experiences.

Hope this helps.
Old 08-22-2019, 04:20 PM   #3
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Github has a guide explaining how to clone, push, etc. over HTTPS and SSH.
EDIT: To be clear, these instructions are for using Github. Rtmistler provided the steps for using git (which is essentially what Github is a front for).

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