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Git is a source code management tool. It has become one of the most common tools for source code management and offers many features that make it suitable for development on large, distributed software projects such as the Linux kernel, for which it was developed.

Remote branches and tracking

When you commit something you shouldn’t

When you start out using git, you occasionally commit whole directories and this sometimes picks up files that you didn’t want included. Or maybe you add a feature and include a bunch of files and the configuration has a password in it. In these instances you would like to go through the repository and remove the file or directory from all of the commits. The following helped.