How to change my Git username in terminal?

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Issue

I was pushing and pulling from git in Terminal then I changed my username on github.com. I went to push some changes and it couldn’t push because it was still recognizing my old username.. How do I change/update my username on git in terminal?

Solution

You probably need to update the remote URL since github puts your username in it. You can take a look at the original URL by typing

git config --get remote.origin.url

Or just go to the repository page on Github and get the new URL. Then use

git remote set-url origin https://{new url with username replaced}

to update the URL with your new username.

Answered By – Steven V

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