I am using git to download some files, I did 'git init' then
git pull https://myusername:email@example.com/Test/test.git
git checkout 'mybranch'
error: pathspec 'mybranch' did not match any file(s) known to git.
You aren't setting up any remotes when you initialize an empty repository and issue a
If you want to use any/all of the remote branches in your repository, you should be using
git clone <remote> to create a local clone of the repo, rather than
git init; git pull <remote> which simply gives you a copy of the default branch from the remote.
Once you've properly cloned the repository, assuming there is a remote branch
origin/mybranch, you can check out a local copy which will track the remote through your command:
git checkout mybranch