Delete a Github forked repository

Navigate to the repository you want to delete.

In the repository action bar, click Settings.


Under Danger Zone, click Delete this repository.


Read the warnings.

To verify that you’re deleting the correct repository, type the name of the repository you want to delete.


Click I understand the consequences, delete this repository.

Git – How to delete a local branch or remote

Git – delete a local branch:

git branch -d some_example_local_branch

Git – delete/remove a remote branch:

git push origin : some_example_remote_branch

In case of error after trying to remove remote branch, run:

git fetch -p

This is what the error message would look like:

error: unable to push to unqualified destination: some_example_remote_branch
The destination refspec neither matches an existing ref on the remote nor
begins with refs/, and we are unable to guess a prefix based on the source ref.
error: failed to push some refs to [email protected]_name'

and this is caused due to the fact that perhaps anyone else has already deleted the branch and you need to synchronize your branch list.