Using Git (An Example) >>> How can you get a brief list of all git subcommands? >>> Using Git for Distributed Development
Just typing git will do it
This populates the .git directory
This will store this information in .git/config. You can also put such information in $HOME/.gitconfig so you don’t have to put it in all repositories
This adds new (and/or updated files) to the repository
This puts all changes in the repository. It is often combined with the -a option to make sure all modified files are properly updated.