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(Use git-scm.com which auto-calculates the best Windows version I guess but is an annoying drive-by download but oh well OK)
 
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== Just one step ==
 
== Just one step ==
  
To install git on Windows, download and install this .exe.
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To install git on Windows, download and install via .exe.
  
 
'''Note''': It will ask you a bunch of questions. It is a good idea to accept the defaults.
 
'''Note''': It will ask you a bunch of questions. It is a good idea to accept the defaults.
  
* https://msysgit.googlecode.com/files/Git-1.8.1.2-preview20130201.exe
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* https://git-scm.com/download/win
 
[[File:git1.png]]
 
[[File:git1.png]]
  

Latest revision as of 05:25, 2 December 2018

Just one step[edit]

To install git on Windows, download and install via .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[edit]

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[edit]

You can do so at this link.

Return to laptop setup[edit]

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