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Configure Git for Initial Setup

For Linux packages with SSH access

You must enter your name and E-mail address in to the Git configurator. This information is required so that your commits use your information to keep track of changes.

To enter your name and E-mail address, enter the following commands:

git config --global user.name "John Smith"
git config --global user.email account@1and1help.com

Replace the example data above with your name and your E-mail address.

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