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Clone a Cookbook Repository

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To clone a cookbook repository. 

Note: The example below explains how to clone a cookbook repository hosted in GitHub (

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  1. Go to the command line of your Chef development machine. If you're using a cloud server for development purposes, SSH into the instance.
  2. Run the following git command.
    • git clone<username>/<repository_name>.git
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