There's a problem with Lesson 5 in Learn Git - Teamwork

This lesson is what’s causing the problem:
In the lesson, you are given the instructions

Now we’ll use the git merge command to integrate origin/master into your local master branch. The command:
git merge origin/master
will accomplish this for us.
Typing in the code git merge origin/master to the bash shell results in it telling me
merge: origin/master - not something we can merge
A few seconds later, an error message pops up and says:
Did you merge origin/master into your local master branch?
The answer is no. No, I did not merge it in because YOU DIDN’T LET ME!
This is an annoying problem that I hope gets fixed soon.


Browser: Chrome 53.0.2785.87 (Official Build) beta (64-bit) on Chrome OS 53.0.2785.87 (Official Build) beta (64-bit). However, this problem seems to be happening to many other people too, so I don’t think browser is relevant.

I am also sending out a bug report too.

Thank you!

Hello @boardace11075,

Please, see this for help on this issue Teamwork - Lesson 5 or/and Teamwork - Lesson 5.

Thank you. :slight_smile:

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