Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in
Deleted user
0 / 0 points
Next:
badges earned

Your Points Tracker
Challenges
Leaderboard
  • Global
  • Feed

Badge for your thoughts?

You're enrolled in our new beta rewards program. Join our group to get the inside scoop and share your feedback.

Join group
Recognition
Give the gift of kudos
You have 0 kudos available to give
Who do you want to recognize?
Why do you want to recognize them?
Kudos
Great job appreciating your peers!
Check back soon to give more kudos.

Past Kudos Given
No kudos given
You haven't given any kudos yet. Share the love above and you'll see it here.

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

How to remove repository from local without removing it from remote?

Because my development machine has a tiny drive, I need to conserve drive space whenever I can.  Is there any way to remove a local repository that I am not currently using from the local drive without removing it from the remote site (I'm using GitLab, so I don't want to remove it from GitLab, only from my local machine)?  Thanks!

2 answers

5 votes
Mikael Sandberg Community Leader Nov 04, 2016

Just delete the repository locally, it will not affect your remote repository. Just make sure that before you delete it, that you have pushed all your commits to the remote. In SourceTree you just right-click on the repository bookmark and delete it, and it will ask if you want to delete just the bookmark or also the repository. Note that it will leave the .git directory, so you will have to manually remove that.

Unfortunately I don't see any Bookmark option in my SourceTree.

Like Calichin53 likes this

It is the option to the top right corner on sourcetree. Click on it and you would see a list of repositories on your local machine and once you right click on the one that you want to delete and you would find an option

Capture.JPG

Like tombys likes this

Your local repository and your remote repository are equal.

You may delete local repository and this not make any change in you remote repository.

use git command for get remote repo,

add remote repo for your local repo

or delete link to your remote repo

git remote -v 
git remote add
git remote rm

 

 

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Sourcetree

Tip from the team: configure your repos for hosting goodness!

Supported Platforms macOS Windows We recently introduced support for additional hosting services such as GitHub Enterprise, GitLab (Cloud, Community Edition, Enterprise Edition), and...

3,401 views 4 5
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you