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How to set user name and email in Git

📅 2012-Dec-04 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 📚 Archive

To commit and perform such operations in Git, a user name and email need to be provided. These are global configuration values in Git.

$ git config --global user.name "Average Joe"
$ git config --global user.email "joe@bloke.com"

Tried with: Git 1.8.0