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Create a local repository

Now, let’s create a local repository and put it under the Git version control so we can use it throughout the rest of this tutorial.

You can create this new directory anywhere on your computer — just name it “tutorial”.

Right-click and click “Git Create repository here” to have that directory tracked by Git.

Right-click and click Git Create repository here

On the following screen, click “OK” — do not check “Make it Bare.”

Creating repositories

Once the repository is created, click “OK” to close the following prompt.

Creating success screen

If completed correctly, the "tutorial" directory will have a new icon, as shown below. If the icon remains unchanged, try right-clicking on the file and choosing “Update to the latest status.”

Tutorial Directory icon

Now you’re ready to commit files to the repository.

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