Git Bash: Change Home Directory

The Home (~) directory in Git Bash can be changed by setting the user-level %HOME% environment variable in Windows. This is quite safe as the %HOME% environment variable is not normally set for Windows applications, so creating it shouldn’t affect anything else. Moreover, setting the user-level environment variable in Windows doesn’t require admin rights.

Git: List Remote Branches

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 […]