My BitBucket repo has two branches: Master and ContinuedCleanup. Should I be able to clone the whole current state and checkout either on my local machine?
I did the clone from a shell, using the command Bitbucket generated, and then started gitk and git-gui. If I try to checkout ContinuedCleanup I get the message "You are no longer on a local branch." I checked the box "Tracking Branch."
By default, clone only clones down the master branch. However on current versions of git, attempting to checkout a remote branch should cause it to automatically fetch the remote branch and start tracking it locally. I'm not specifically familiar with gitk and git-gui, but that's the standard behavior of the git command line itself.
If it's not working, you may want to try doing an explicit pull of the branch.
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