I have a simple but bugging problem: I fisrt tried to push files into a Git repository from my SourceTree, but mistyped my Username. Now SourceTree won't allow me to change the incorrect Username when I try to push my work into my Git repository, and so the files will not push.
Thanks in advance!
Doesn't work for me. I've so far found no way to restore my correct username. Under Tools->Options->Authentication, both the Saved Passwords and Default User Names are empty - all deleted. I updated the global user.name but it is nowhere to be seen. When I try to Pull the current branch, I get the Authenticate dialog with username "git" which cannot be altered, along with a password entry box.
BTW, the command line works fine. "git fetch origin" and "git pull" complete without error.
Thanks for your answer - I changed my username in global settings as you suggested (from my SourceTree terminal), and I checked using
git config --list
that it did indeed change. I restarted both SourceTree and my computer.
However, when I drive the "push" command, and SourceTree asks me for authentication, I am stuck with the old username, and my work still won't push :S
I also tried changing username "locally" with
git config user.name "NewUserName"
with the same result.
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