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GitHub CLI

The GitHub CLI is a command-line tool for using GitHub Enterprise Server features on your computer.

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About GitHub CLI

GitHub CLI is an open source tool for using GitHub Enterprise Server from your computer's command line. When you're working from the command line, you can use the GitHub CLI to save time and avoid switching context.

You can use the following GitHub features with the GitHub CLI.

  • View, create, clone, and fork repositories
  • Create, close, and list issues and pull requests
  • Review, diff, and merge pull requests
  • Create, edit, list, and view gists

For more information about what you can do with GitHub CLI, see the GitHub CLI manual.

Installing GitHub CLI

View installation instructions GitHub CLI for macOS, Windows, and Linux on the GitHub CLI page.

Sharing feedback

If you have feedback or feature requests, you can open an issue in the cli/cli repository.