How To Fork Your Own GitHub Repository

Background

The Problem

Forking Your Repository

//clone your new repository
git clone <new repository>.git
//navigate to the repository root
cd <new repository>
//add a reference to your original repository
git remote add upstream <original repository>.git
//pull all code from the original repository
git pull upstream master
//push all code to the new repository
git push origin master
git pull upstream master

Conclusion

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