How To Delete A Github Repository

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Github is a web-based Git repository hosting service, which offers all of the features of Git as well as adding its own features. It is written in Ruby on Rails. It allows you to create and share repositories with others, either publicly or privately. You can also fork repositories and contribute changes back upstream. GitHub also provides access control and several collaboration features such as issues, wikis, and pull requests.

People might delete a Github repository for different reasons. Maybe they don’t need it anymore or they want to get rid of it. But deleting a repository can be bad because other people might have forked it or contributed to it. So, if you decide to delete a repository, make sure that it isn’t being used by anyone else.

How Do I Delete A Repository?

To delete a repository:

1. From the repository you want to delete, click Repository settings in the sidebar on the left side of the Repositories page.

2. Once you’re in the Repository details page, click Manage repository, whch is located at the top of the page.

3. Select Delete repository.

How to Delete a Repository in Github

How Do I Remove A Repository From GitHub Terminal?

To remove a repository from GitHub usng the terminal, you can use the rm command with the -f and -r switch. This will recursively remove the .git folder and all of the files and folders it contains.


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Sanjeev Singh

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