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GitHub CLI

GitHub CLI is an open source tool for using GitHub 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.

About GitHub CLI

GitHub CLI is a command-line tool that brings pull requests, issues, GitHub Actions, and other GitHub Enterprise Cloud features to your terminal, so you can do all your work in one place.

GitHub CLI quickstart

Start using GitHub CLI to work with GitHub in the command line.

Creating GitHub CLI extensions

Learn how to share new GitHub CLI commands with other users by creating custom extensions for GitHub CLI.

Using GitHub CLI extensions

Learn how to use custom extensions written by other GitHub CLI users.

GitHub CLI reference

You can view all of the GitHub CLI commands in your terminal. The same information is available in the GitHub CLI manual.