To checkout a remote branch in Git, first of all it is required to figure out what branches exist on a remote Git repository.
By default, the
git branch command lists the local branches only.
In this short note i’ll show how to list only remote branches in Git and also how to list all remote and local branches.
Cool Tip: Compare branches in Git using the
git diff command! Read more →
Git – List Remote Branches
Make sure that you have the latest branch list from the remote repository locally:
$ git fetch --all
||Fetch all remotes|
Use the following Git command to see all the remote branches:
$ git branch -r
List all the remote and local branches:
$ git branch -a
||List both remote-tracking branches and local branches|
||List the remote-tracking branches|
Cool Tip: Create a new Git branch and checkout in one command! Read More →