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Just one stepEdit

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 emailEdit

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 accountEdit

You can do so at this link.

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