First you follow the instructions for Making your own copy (fork) of scikit-image.
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:your-user-name/scikit-image.git cd scikit-image git remote add upstream git://github.com/scikit-image/scikit-image.git
Clone your fork to the local computer with
Investigate. Change directory to your new repo:
cd scikit-image. Then
git branch -a to show you all branches. You’ll get something
* master remotes/origin/master
This tells you that you are currently on the
master branch, and
that you also have a
remote connection to
What remote repository is
git remote -v to
see the URLs for the remote. They will point to your github fork.
Now you want to connect to the upstream scikit-image github repository, so you can merge in changes from trunk.