Troubleshooting an Xcrun Error After Installing MacOS Updates

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Have you run into the following Xcrun error when trying to use Git, via your Terminal, after installing MacOS updates?

xcrun: error: invalid active developer path (/Library/Developer/CommandLineTools), missing xcrun at: /Library/Developer/CommandLineTools/usr/bin/xcrun
I faced this issue after installing macOS updates with regard to Catalina version 10.15.7.

I overcame the latter mentioned error by following the steps below:

  1. Open the Terminal.
  2. Download and install the Command Line Tools package by running the following command.
    xcode-select --install