A better git clean, that does not remove ignored file/dir, just untracked

git ls-files --others --exclude-standard | xargs rm

To use it as git rmuntracked, add to ~/.gitconfig

[alias]
  rmuntracked = "!git ls-files --others --exclude-standard | xargs rm"

(as you can see in my dotfiles)

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