# Create a soft symbolic link from /mnt/original (file or folder) to ~/link ln -s…
git config --global user.name "<your name>"
git config --global user.email "<email@example.com>"
Show current git configuration:
git config --list
If you get this error in Visual Studio Code when trying to commit without first setting git username/email, then run the above commands to fix: “Make sure you configure your ‘user.name’ and ‘user.email’ in git.”
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