If you have need to get rid of a bunch of files that are in your git repo but not yet tracked it can be tedious to do the job one file at a time. Git has you covered with the git clean command.
Warning: This is a permanent loss of files. Always use –dry-run to verify the action.
Remove untracked files
Remove all untracked files with
[bash]git clean -f[/bash]
Remove untracked files and directories
Remove all untracked files and also any untracked directories
[bash]git clean -f -d[/bash]