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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
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Once that is installed, launch '''Git Bash''' by doing:
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* Start -> All Programs -> Git -> Git Bash
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== Set your user name and email ==
 
== Set your user name and email ==
   
You'll also want to tell git your name and email address. To do this, type:
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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-user-name"
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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:
   
git config --global user.name "your-user-name"
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git config --global user.name
 
git config --global user.email
 
git config --global user.email
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== Sign up for a Github account ==
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You can do so at [https://github.com/users this link].
   
 
== Return to laptop setup ==
 
== Return to laptop setup ==

Latest revision as of 05:25, 2 December 2018

Just one step

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once that is installed, launch Git Bash by doing:

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

 

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"

 

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.

 

Sign up for a Github account

You can do so at this link.

Return to laptop setup

« Return to laptop setup