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AWS Automation Cookbook by Nikit Swaraj

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Installation of Git and its implementation using GitHub

  1. If you want to use Git, we have to install the Git package on our system:
    • For Fedora distributions (RHEL/CentOS):
# yum install git
  • For Debian distributions (Debian/Ubuntu):
# apt-get install git
  1. Configure your identity with Git because every Git commit uses this information, for example, the following commit has been done by User awsstar and email is awsstar@foo.com:
# git config --global user.name “awsstar”# git config --global user.email “awsstar@foo.com”
  1. Check your settings.  You will find the above username and email-id:
# git config --list
  1. Now, let's try to create a repository on GitHub:
    • Hit www.github.com in your web browser and log in with your credentials
    • Click ...

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