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* https://msysgit.googlecode.com/files/Git-1.8.1.2-preview20130201.exe
 
* https://msysgit.googlecode.com/files/Git-1.8.1.2-preview20130201.exe
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Once that is installed, launch '''Git Bash''' by doing:
 
Once that is installed, launch '''Git Bash''' by doing:
  
 
* Start -> All Programs -> Git -> Git Bash
 
* Start -> All Programs -> Git -> Git Bash
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== Set your user name and email ==
 
== Set your user name and email ==
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     git config --global user.name "Your Name"
 
     git config --global user.name "Your Name"
 
     git config --global user.email "your email"
 
     git config --global user.email "your email"
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You can test that they've successfully been set by typing:
 
You can test that they've successfully been set by typing:
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For each line above, it should print the settings that you chose.
 
For each line above, it should print the settings that you chose.
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== Sign up for a Github account ==
 
== Sign up for a Github account ==

Revision as of 20:27, 5 October 2013

Just one step

To install git on Windows, download and install this .exe.

Note: It will ask you a bunch of questions. It is a good idea to accept the defaults.

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Once that is installed, launch Git Bash by doing:

  • Start -> All Programs -> Git -> Git Bash

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Set your user name and email

You'll also want to tell git your name and email address. To do this, type the following into Git Bash:

   git config --global user.name "Your Name"
   git config --global user.email "your email"

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You can test that they've successfully been set by typing:

   git config --global user.name
   git config --global user.email

For each line above, it should print the settings that you chose.

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Sign up for a Github account

You can do so at this link.

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