Use simple rules in your Github project's .gitignore file to keep out the clutter!

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1##############
2## DIRECTORIES
3##############
4
5## ignore directory where name matches string
6*template*/
7
8## ignore specific folder by name
9ClientSamples/
10
11## ignore folder capitalized or not
12[Ii]mages/
13
14## ignore backup directories (root.bak, etc)
15*.bak/

More at https://help.github.com/articles/ignoring-files