This topic describes how to browse files using Cloud Shell.
Opening a repository in Cloud Shell for the first time
From the console, navigate to your list of repositories.
Click the name of the repository.
A screen opens, displaying the contents of the repository.
Click Open in Cloud Shell.
A new tab opens, containing the Cloud Shell environment. In addition, a dialog box opens, asking you to confirm that you would like to clone the repository into Cloud Shell.
A Cloud Shell environment opens, containing a clone of your repository.
By default, the location of the repository is
~/[repository name]. For
Opening a repository that already exists in Cloud Shell
If you have already cloned a repository into a Cloud Shell environment, follow the steps in the preceding section. When the Cloud Shell environment is ready, a command prompt asks you to select from one of the following options:
- Navigate into that directory. Automatically change
directories to the one containing your repository. For example,
- Navigate into that directory and run
git pull. Automatically change directories to the one containing your repository and pull the latest version of the repository to the Cloud Shell environment.
- Clone a new copy using the
git clone. Create a new folder containing the repository in the Cloud Shell environment. The new folder has the same name as the repository, with a number appended to it. For example, a second copy of the repository,
hello-world, has the name