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GitHub is a web site which provides free Git repository hosting for open-source projects and a number of other services.

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When you create a new repository in GitHub, the site will provide you with the necessary commands to create a new repository on your local machine and update the GitHub repository from it. The commands are generally of the following form:

create a new local repository:

touch README.md
git init
git add README.md
git commit -m "first commit"
git remote add origin https://github.com/<username>/<project_name>.git
git push -u origin master

update the GitHub repository (i.e. "push" your local repo to GitHub):

git remote add origin https://github.com/<username>/<project_name>.git
git push -u origin master

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