Git clean history

Steps to clear out the history of a git/github repository



**Remove the history from** 
rm -rf .git

**recreate the repos from the current content only**
git init
git add .
git commit -m "Initial commit"

**push to the github remote repos ensuring you overwrite history**
git remote add origin<YOUR ACCOUNT>/<YOUR REPOS>.git
git push -u --force origin master

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