Using Git
Guide to contributing to the wiki via Github
by @Sam1ser
You will need a Github account and a place where you can use git.
First you need to fork the repo, clone it, then synchronise it with the main repo:
  1. 1.
    Create a fork of the main repository
  2. 2.
    Clone your fork: git clone https://github.com/[username]/gitbook-wiki
  3. 3.
    Change directory into the cloned repo: cd gitbook-wiki
  4. 4.
    Add the main repo as an upstream remote: git remote add --track master upstream https://github.com/AbertayHackers/gitbook-wiki
Before you make any changes, you should always synchronise your fork to the remote repository:
  1. 1.
    Pull the remote changes to your local upstream branch: git fetch upstream
  2. 2.
    Merge those changes with your local master branch: git merge upstream/master
With this done, you can now edit or add wiki files. Once you've made the changes, you'll need to commit them, push them, then create a pull request:
  1. 1.
    Add the changed files: git add [files u changed, or a wildcard, or a folder]
  2. 2.
    Commit the changes locally: git commit -m "description of the changes you've made"
  3. 3.
    Push the changes to your fork on Github: git push
  4. 4.
    Finally, go to https://github.com/[username]/gitbook-wiki/pulls and open a pull request to request that your changes be added to the site.
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