>I would like to include the local repository to an existing repo in a GetHub paid private repro which I have access. There is only a readme file currently in the GHrepo. I want to include my local repo in a subdirectory of the GHrepo.
Is the local project already an existing repository?
It sounds like you want your local repository and the remote repository that is currently on GitHub to become merged together. Here’s what I would recommend doing:
Clone the remote repository using GitHub Desktop by going to
Clone Repository >
GitHub.com and selecting the repository from the list.
Once the repository has been cloned to GitHub Desktop go to the menu and select
Open in Explorer/Finder
Add your project files to this location
Switch back to GitHub Desktop
Changes tab you will see that your newly added project files have been added. You can now commit those changes in GitHub Desktop.
Once those changes have been committed click the
Push origin button to push the changes up to your remote repository on GitHub
Your local and remote repository should now be synced.
>I installed the GHDesktop to setup my local. I have a different GH login for it. I do not see how to get the GHDesktop to recognized the private GH repro.
I’m not sure I understand the issue – do you have multiple GitHub accounts? You can change accounts by going to
>I have three other coworkers that will need to use the GHrepo. I am not sure of the terminalogy, but would they clone that GHrepo to their local machines? How would they do that?
Your coworkers could clone the repository to their local machines using GitHub Desktop or the command line. You will need to add them as collaborators – you can read how to do that here:
>How would they setup GHDesktop?
They can install GitHub Desktop from http://desktop.github.com and clone the repository there.
>I mistakenly created a parallel GHrepo on this private account. It has one file I used to test with. How to I get rid/delete this extra GHrepo?
You can read how to delete a repository on GitHub here:
I hope that is helpful. Let me know if you have any other questions.