To untrack a single file that has already been added/initialized to your repository, i.e. , stop tracking the file but not delete it from your system use:
git rm --cached filename
To untrack every file that is now in your
First commit any outstanding code changes , and then, run this command:
git rm -r --cached .
This removes any changed files from the index (staging area), then just run:
git add .
git commit -m ".gitignore is now working"
git rm --cached filename, use
git add filename.
Make sure to commit all your important changes before running
git add .Otherwise, you will lose any changes to other files.