Eclipse - Update your forked repository with upstream

By xngo on October 27, 2019

Assume that I forked LarsGit223/dokuwiki-plugin-odt.git repository to my own repository xuanngo2001/dokuwiki-plugin-odt.git. Now that there are multiple commits in LarsGit223 ahead of when I forked it. I want to merge the new commits back to my repository. Here are the steps that I did in Eclipse.

  1. Right-click on your project and then select to Team > Pull....
    Eclipse - Team > Pull...
  2. Add a New Remote repository that points to
    Eclipse - Team > Pull... > New Remote
  3. Pull the latest commits from that repository, i.e Team > Pull....
  4. Merge and commit changes that you like.
  5. Push the commits back to your own repository.

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Xuan Ngo is the founder of He currently lives in Montreal, Canada. He loves to write about programming and open source subjects.