Unable to perform git clone on windows: First time user Edited

Hi All,

This is my first time getting to grips with Gitbucket.

I was just following the User guide where it asked me to clone a created repository but when I follow instructiond - Firefox says it cannot load page or needs additional software. I may have missed some installation steps but cannot identify where I went wrong.


Signed: Bitbucket

Installed: Source Tree


Please can you offer some guidance?!?





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Looks like you're on Windows, however I can see you're using some Unix commands and those won't work by default. My recommendation is that you install Git for Windows, which provides a Bash emulation used to run Git from the command line. It behaves just like the git command in Unix environments. It's free and you can download it at https://git-for-windows.github.io/

Let me know if this solved your issue!




Hi Ana, 

Thanks for your reply.

Yes, I am on Windows and was using Git CMD for above commands. I will try with Bash as suggested.



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