How do I switch to a new branch in git
I have cloned a git repository and I would like to switch to a particular branch from the following list (e.g.
branch1, branch2, branch3)
Should I have to say
git fetch origin branch2?
How do I know that I have switched to this particular branch on my local repository?
How do I switch to say 'branch3' from 'branch2'?
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