These are the steps, using git mostly, needed to work on an issue from the drupal issue queue.

First Time: Clone Drupal Core

cd into your development folder and git clone drupal core, (in this case, I'm working on a drupal 8 issue).

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Using Git Log

git log —stat

If you’d like to see the number of changes in each file, add the —stat option.

Get started using Git on a project

Git Basics

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