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Remote repositories vs. local repositories

There are two types of Git repositories: remote and local.

  • A remote repository is hosted on a remote (this could be on the internet or an off-site server; it could even be the same machine in a different path) and is shared among multiple team members.
  • A local repository is hosted on a local machine for an individual user.

While you can use Git version control features with a local repository, collaboration features — like pulling and pushing code changes with teammates — can only be done on a remote repository.

Remote vs local repositories
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