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I am getting the below error when trying to push data from local to GitHub.

! [rejected]        master -> master (fetch first)
error: failed to push some refs to ''
hint: Updates were rejected because the remote contains work that you do
hint: not have locally. This is usually caused by another repository pushing
hint: to the same ref. You may want to first integrate the remote changes
hint: (e.g., 'git pull ...') before pushing again.
hint: See the 'Note about fast-forwards' in 'git push --help' for details.

Thank You

Feb 14, 2020 in Git & GitHub by akhtar
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git push origin master --force
I met the same issue and this works for me
answered Apr 29, 2020 by anonymous

selected Nov 12, 2020 by MD
Thank you it really worked :-)

I was facing the issue mentioned above, but this command worked well in my case.

Thanks worked.
It worked, thankyou
thank you it worked
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 Here you tried to push your repo to GitHub. But before that fetch the metadata from GitHub.

$ git fetch

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answered Feb 14, 2020 by MD
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Thanks it worked
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You get this error when your Github repository has a file which is not in your local computer.

(when you create a file in the repository after doing a push).

Solution1 : Cut that file you have in the Github and paste in the local machine. Now do git push -u origin master.

Solution2 :  git push origin master --force . This will override the content in the github repository with that in your local machine.
answered Aug 14, 2020 by anonymous

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