Categorized list of Git commands via
git help --all.
add Add file contents to the index am Apply a series of patches from a mailbox archive Create an archive of files from a named tree bisect Use binary search to find the commit that introduced a bug branch List, create, or delete branches bundle Move objects and refs by archive checkout Switch branches or restore working tree files cherry-pick Apply the changes introduced by some existing commits citool Graphical alternative to git-commit clean Remove untracked files from the working tree clone Clone a repository into a new directory commit Record changes to the repository describe Give an object a human readable name based on an available ref diff Show changes between commits, commit and working tree, etc fetch Download objects and refs from another repository format-patch Prepare patches for e-mail submission gc Cleanup unnecessary files and optimize the local repository gitk The Git repository browser grep Print lines matching a pattern gui A portable graphical interface to Git init Create an empty Git repository or reinitialize an existing one log Show commit logs merge Join two or more development histories together mv Move or rename a file, a directory, or a symlink notes Add or inspect object notes pull Fetch from and integrate with another repository or a local branch push Update remote refs along with associated objects range-diff Compare two commit ranges (e.g. two versions of a branch) rebase Reapply commits on top of another base tip reset Reset current HEAD to the specified state revert Revert some existing commits rm Remove files from the working tree and from the index shortlog Summarize 'git log' output show Show various types of objects stash Stash the changes in a dirty working directory away status Show the working tree status submodule Initialize, update or inspect submodules tag Create, list, delete or verify a tag object signed with GPG worktree Manage multiple working trees
config Get and set repository or global options fast-export Git data exporter fast-import Backend for fast Git data importers filter-branch Rewrite branches mergetool Run merge conflict resolution tools to resolve merge conflicts pack-refs Pack heads and tags for efficient repository access prune Prune all unreachable objects from the object database reflog Manage reflog information remote Manage set of tracked repositories repack Pack unpacked objects in a repository replace Create, list, delete refs to replace objects
annotate Annotate file lines with commit information blame Show what revision and author last modified each line of a file count-objects Count unpacked number of objects and their disk consumption difftool Show changes using common diff tools fsck Verifies the connectivity and validity of the objects in the database gitweb Git web interface (web frontend to Git repositories) help Display help information about Git instaweb Instantly browse your working repository in gitweb merge-tree Show three-way merge without touching index rerere Reuse recorded resolution of conflicted merges show-branch Show branches and their commits verify-commit Check the GPG signature of commits verify-tag Check the GPG signature of tags whatchanged Show logs with difference each commit introduces
cvsexportcommit Export a single commit to a CVS checkout cvsimport Salvage your data out of another SCM people love to hate cvsserver A CVS server emulator for Git imap-send Send a collection of patches from stdin to an IMAP folder p4 Import from and submit to Perforce repositories quiltimport Applies a quilt patchset onto the current branch request-pull Generates a summary of pending changes send-email Send a collection of patches as emails svn Bidirectional operation between a Subversion repository and Git
apply Apply a patch to files and/or to the index checkout-index Copy files from the index to the working tree commit-graph Write and verify Git commit-graph files commit-tree Create a new commit object hash-object Compute object ID and optionally creates a blob from a file index-pack Build pack index file for an existing packed archive merge-file Run a three-way file merge merge-index Run a merge for files needing merging mktag Creates a tag object mktree Build a tree-object from ls-tree formatted text multi-pack-index Write and verify multi-pack-indexes pack-objects Create a packed archive of objects prune-packed Remove extra objects that are already in pack files read-tree Reads tree information into the index symbolic-ref Read, modify and delete symbolic refs unpack-objects Unpack objects from a packed archive update-index Register file contents in the working tree to the index update-ref Update the object name stored in a ref safely write-tree Create a tree object from the current index
cat-file Provide content or type and size information for repository objects cherry Find commits yet to be applied to upstream diff-files Compares files in the working tree and the index diff-index Compare a tree to the working tree or index diff-tree Compares the content and mode of blobs found via two tree objects for-each-ref Output information on each ref get-tar-commit-id Extract commit ID from an archive created using git-archive ls-files Show information about files in the index and the working tree ls-remote List references in a remote repository ls-tree List the contents of a tree object merge-base Find as good common ancestors as possible for a merge name-rev Find symbolic names for given revs pack-redundant Find redundant pack files rev-list Lists commit objects in reverse chronological order rev-parse Pick out and massage parameters show-index Show packed archive index show-ref List references in a local repository unpack-file Creates a temporary file with a blob's contents var Show a Git logical variable verify-pack Validate packed Git archive files
daemon A really simple server for Git repositories fetch-pack Receive missing objects from another repository http-backend Server side implementation of Git over HTTP send-pack Push objects over Git protocol to another repository update-server-info Update auxiliary info file to help dumb servers
check-attr Display gitattributes information check-ignore Debug gitignore / exclude files check-mailmap Show canonical names and email addresses of contacts check-ref-format Ensures that a reference name is well formed column Display data in columns credential Retrieve and store user credentials credential-cache Helper to temporarily store passwords in memory credential-store Helper to store credentials on disk fmt-merge-msg Produce a merge commit message interpret-trailers add or parse structured information in commit messages mailinfo Extracts patch and authorship from a single e-mail message mailsplit Simple UNIX mbox splitter program merge-one-file The standard helper program to use with git-merge-index patch-id Compute unique ID for a patch sh-i18n Git's i18n setup code for shell scripts sh-setup Common Git shell script setup code stripspace Remove unnecessary whitespace
These are Git-related commands that have been added via some Git-independent package.
archive-all clang-format credential-gcloud.sh flow lfs review xcleaner
a add b branch bl blame bm bl Makefile cb checkout -b cm commit co checkout