If you just got a new computer or are using Git for the first time, you may find some of these commands useful. Note: these commands are from a Mac user
Global settings are stored in a system
.gitconfig file; view that file by using the command:
$ cat ~/.gitconfig
Single repo settings stored in the /.git/config in your project folder
$ git config --list $ git config <level> --list
# Single repo --local # Current user --global # All users --system
$ git config --global user.name "John Doe" $ git config --global user.email "email@example.com" $ git config --global core.editor <editor-symlink> $ git config --system color.ui true
$ git config core.ignorecase false
$ git config --global pull.rebase true
If you have any other useful commands to share, leave a comment below.
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