Identity: Change GIT author id and email

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Did you want to use a different author name and email then the default one GIT has for you?

Change Authorname:
git config --global "New Authorname"

Change email:
git config --global


“you need to do this only once if you pass the --global option, because then Git will always use that information for anything you do on that system. If you want to override this with a different name or email address for specific projects, you can run the command without the --global option when you’re in that project.”



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