I am new to Source tree and Git Hub. I am trying to commit changes to a new branch that I made. I get this error:
*** Please tell me who you are.
git config --global user.email "email@example.com"
git config --global user.name "Your Name"
to set your account's default identity.
Omit --global to set the identity only in this repository.
fatal: unable to auto-detect email address (got 'hassan.nabil@HNABIL02-DT.(none)')
source tree set your account's default identity
I ran the git config commands, I also ran the setup wizard but I still get the same error. What am I missing?
This looks more like a bug with SourceTree not being able to read the default config file rather than the user not being logged in. That file is C:\Users\me\.gitconfig. You need to enter the file manually to get that data, then change the SourceTree.exe.config also.
I know it's too late for you, but I came here with the same problem just now and I wanted to share a solution.
Go to Tools->Options, change your email to something else and save. Now it's fixed. Just go back to options and change your email back to normal, it will still work.
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