I’m not sure how difficult it would be to clone a repo on Centos 6
Another point on this is that it will be exactly the same as with any other Linux distribution. And… all Git commands are standard across ALL platforms. This includes Mac and Windows. It’s easy as hell dude.
In 17 minutes, this video will teach you everything you need to know about the basic Git workflow (kudos @TheDoc).
Github makes this really easy to by giving you the little URL copy button so you can just paste it right in!