How do I push a new local branch to a remote Git repository and track it too?

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Step 1 - Create a new branch:

git checkout -b <branch>

Step 2 - Make changes to the files, add and commit them.

Step 3 - Push the branch to the remote repository with the -u option:

git push -u origin <branch>

This will set up the tracking information for the branch.