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Development Tools Git Basics Getting Started With Git Repository Basics

Challenge Task 2 of 3: Having trouble removing the initial git created in Task 1. Tried rm, rm -r, rm -rf

Will appreciate any help or reference to solving this.

3 Answers

Sreng Hong
Sreng Hong
15,083 Points

Hi Lisa

I suggest you to rewatch the previous lecture(Working With Git Repositories) again and the answer is at 4:33. Hope you get this one. :D

Sreng

Thanks for your response Sreng. Sadly, I'm still not able to pass the task. The video I am watching is over at 4:33 At 4:02 I see this code: "…We can do that just by renaming the folder." treehouse ~ $ rm -r my_even_cooler_project/.git

In the first task window, I passed with: git init. In the second task, I've tried: rm -r and rm -r/.git and several other combinations, but am still missing the right one.

I figured it out rm -r .git