The very basic after installing SVN on your computer is to perform
CASE 1: In case you want to use svn offline.
1.svnadmin create /directory/path
NOTE:assuming you were working on some code copy the code to the svn directory.
2. cd /directory/path
3. “svn add .” OR “svn add –force .”
4. svn commit -m ” commit message”
CASE 2: In case you want to use svn with some online repository.
1.svn co http://path (enter username and password if prompted).
NOTE: do STEP 1 even if the SVN repo at the URL is empty
2.copy the files or directories to the Checked Out(svn co …..) directory
3.same as above.
4.same as above.