use of git to download a project

6.28: proj.addn/mac.git/use of git to download a project:

imac:~ addn$ man git

[1]+ Stopped man git
imac:~ addn$ git git://github.com/timburks/cocoa-programming-with-nu.git
git: 'git://github.com/timburks/cocoa-programming-with-nu.git' is not a git-command. See 'git --help'.
imac:~ addn$ git --help
usage: git [--version] [--exec-path[=GIT_EXEC_PATH]] [-p|--paginate|--no-pager]
[--bare] [--git-dir=GIT_DIR] [--work-tree=GIT_WORK_TREE] [--help] COMMAND [ARGS]

The most commonly used git commands are:
add Add file contents to the index
bisect Find the change that introduced a bug by binary search
branch List, create, or delete branches
checkout Checkout a branch or paths to the working tree
clone Clone a repository into a new directory
commit Record changes to the repository
diff Show changes between commits, commit and working tree, etc
fetch Download objects and refs from another repository
grep Print lines matching a pattern
init Create an empty git repository or reinitialize an existing one
log Show commit logs
merge Join two or more development histories together
mv Move or rename a file, a directory, or a symlink
pull Fetch from and merge with another repository or a local branch
push Update remote refs along with associated objects
rebase Forward-port local commits to the updated upstream head
reset Reset current HEAD to the specified state
rm Remove files from the working tree and from the index
show Show various types of objects
status Show the working tree status
tag Create, list, delete or verify a tag object signed with GPG

See 'git help COMMAND' for more information on a specific command.
imac:~ addn$ git clone git://github.com/timburks/cocoa-programming-with-nu.git
Initialized empty Git repository in /Users/addn/cocoa-programming-with-nu/.git/
remote: Counting objects: 404, done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (182/182), done.
remote: Total 404 (delta 150), reused 404 (delta 150)
Receiving objects: 100% (404/404), 661.32 KiB | 197 KiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (150/150), done.
imac:~ addn$