Now that you have Git on your system, you’ll want to do a few things to customize your Git environment. You should have to do these things only once on any given computer; they’ll stick around between upgrades. You can also change them at any time by running through the commands again.
Git comes with a tool called git config that lets you get and set configuration variables that control all aspects of how Git looks and operates.
Let's take a look at some common configurations that you might want to do:
git config --global user.name "John Doe"