Getting Git

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init: git rm

In this video we'll learn how to remove files from a Git repository using git rm.

You can remove a file by deleting the file normally.

For example, by running the rm command.

Then you can add this change with git add.

Let's run git status to verify our change.

While this works, it's a little awkward to delete the file and then add it.

Furthermore, this took two steps.

We can delete the file and stage the change in one, clear step with git rm

In this case, by running:

git rm file-2.txt

If we run git status we see it has the same effect.

So, when you want to remove a file from your Git repository, git rm is the command.