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Git Configuration: Reading and Setting

If you ever need to list all the local and remote Git configurations, you can run this command.

git config -l

You can also just display the value of a specific Git variable. For example, to find the URL of the Git repository that you are currently in, you can run this command.

$ git config --get remote.origin.url

If you need to change any Git configuration value, then here is an example to update the Git repository’s URL variable.

git config remote.origin.url

Finally, if you want to add a new remote, you can use this command.

git remote add origin ssh://USERNAME@SERVER:PORT/directory/repository_name.git

That's it. You are now a Git configuration expert.

by Phil for Humanity
on 20121026

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