Using a remote repository is a great way to collaborate with others on projects. The repository can also be used as a way to create backups of your projects. Learn how to create a remote repository with Git.
I started using Git a week or two ago and thought it would be a good idea to create a remote repository on my Google Drive folder. The Google Drive folder automatically syncs the repository and other documents in the folder to my Google Drive account. Google Drive is a convenient way to back up my projects and access them from any device I have at home. Follow the steps below to create a remote repository.
We will start by navigating to your remote directory. Once you are there follow the commands below to create the repository.
cd /remote/path/ mkdir project.git cd project.git git init --bare
The next step is to navigate back to where you would like your local repository to be. Once in the project folder run the commands below.
cd /path/project git init git add . git commit -m 'My initial commit' git remote add gDrive file://~/Google%20Drive/project.git git push gDrive master
Congrats! You have now set up your repository. Let me know if you have any questions by leaving a comment below.