Updating a Forked Repo with Git Rebase

Step 1: Add the remote (original repo that you forked) and call it “upstream”

git remote add upstream https://github.com/original-repo/goes-here.git

Step 2: Fetch all branches of remote upstream

git fetch upstream

Step 3: Rewrite your master with upstream’s master using git rebase.

git rebase upstream/master

Step 4: Push your updates to master. You may need to force the push with “–force”.

git push origin master --force
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