Delete Files on Remote

I am out of space on my remote repo. I learned that I can remove unwanted files (via git rm -r f --cached Directory Name). I then added these unwanted files & directories to a gitignore file. However, I cannot push the changes as my remote is in read only mode since it is too large.

How do I either delete folders on the remote or wipe it clean and pull the updated version from my local repo?


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Gary Sackett Atlassian Team Jul 16, 2015

Hi Nathan,

Once your repo is set to read only on the Bitbucket platform, you will need to open a support case at, and the Support staff can set the repo back to read/write and run a remote git gc for you.


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