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hub-clone - Clone a repository from GitHub.


(Deprecated) Clone private repositories over SSH.


USER defaults to your own GitHub username.


Directory name to clone into (default: REPOSITORY).

The git: protocol will be used for cloning public repositories, while the SSH protocol will be used for private repositories and those that you have push access to. Alternatively, hub can be configured to use HTTPS protocol for everything. See "HTTPS instead of git protocol" and "HUB_PROTOCOL" of hub(1).

$ hub clone rtomayko/ronn
> git clone git://

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17 Apr 2021 hub version 2.14.2