error on branch master nothing to commit working directory clean when try to commit my changes

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I installed git in my Linux system. But whenever I tried to commit, It shows me  "On branch master nothing to commit, working directory clean".

What I am doing wrong?

Apr 10, 2020 in Git & GitHub by akhtar
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 If you already have a .git/ folder in your repository git init doesn't initialize. So, follow the below given steps.

  • remove .git/ folder

$ rm -rf .git/
  • Initialize git folder again.

$ git init
  • Add remote url.

git remote add origin url
  • Now commit your changes.

git commit -m “Commit message”
  • Finally push in github.

git push -f origin master

Hope this will help you.

answered Apr 10, 2020 by MD
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