How to Configure in Git


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Configuring Git

In this movie we are going to learn how to do some basic configuration of Git in order to get us started. The first thing we need to know is that there's three places that Git stores configuration information and depends on how widely we want those configurations to apply. The first and largest is System level configuration, that is configurations that ought to apply to every user of this computer. Now each user, of course, can overwrite it with their own, but these are going to be default configurations. Now in truth you won't use this very often. It's much easier and much better to set it up on a per user basis, but I just want you to know that it exists.

On Unix that's going to be inside the etc directory, in a file called gitconfig. It's also going to be in the same file, inside the same folder on Windows, but it will be stored in a different place. Most likely it will be inside your program files, inside the application for Git. Now the most useful place to store configuratio...

Configuring Git
Video duration: 7m 29s 6h 25m Beginner

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Configuring Git provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Kevin Skoglund as part of the Git Essential Training

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