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Configure Git by adding a user name and email to your profile using the use_git_config() function from the usethis package.

If you have trouble getting git configured to work on your local computer, we have seen that installing GitHub Desktop can help. Here’s an explanation of how this works.

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Julieth Silao

Julieth Silao

October 6, 2022

use_git_config( = "Julieth Silao", = Error in list2(...) : object 'silaojulieth' not found

Chelsea Ruder

Chelsea Ruder

April 21, 2023

This is the error I am getting:

Error in libgit2::git_config_set_string : failed to create locked file 'H:/.gitconfig.lock': The network path was not found.

Amanda Braley

Amanda Braley

April 25, 2023

I'm on a company lap top where you helped me redirect my package storage. Upon trying to update package and install "usethis", I have an error that says "Error in install.packages : ERROR: failed to lock directory ‘C:\Users\braley\Documents\RPackages’ for modifying Try removing ‘C:\Users\braley\Documents\RPackages/00LOCK’" I need help learning how to remove and then, I assume, replace the 00LOCK :)