Episode #323

Setting Up Git and SSH

Series: Setting up a New Mac for Development

8 minutes
Published on February 9, 2018

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In this episode we configure git to identify our commits, set up a diffing & merging tool, and configure SSH so we can log into other machines securely.

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Setting Up Git Email and Username

$ git config --global user.email "youremail@address.com"
$ git config --global user.name "Your Name"

Get New SSH key

$ ssh-keygen -t rsa -C "nameOfKey"

Add Key to SSH Agent

$ ssh-add ~/.ssh/id_rsa

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