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GitLab Cookbook

By : Jeroen van Baarsen
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GitLab Cookbook

By: Jeroen van Baarsen

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (16 chapters)
GitLab Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Generating your SSH key on Windows

As Windows does not have a fully functioning terminal, we have to take some other steps to install Git and generate our SSH key. We will take a look at how this is done in this recipe.

How to do it…

  1. Go to and click on Windows.

  2. The download will start automatically. When it's done, you see the following installation window:

  3. Click on Next and accept the license agreement.

  4. Choose where you want to install Git and click on Next.

  5. You will want the following components to be selected:

    • Windows Explorer integration

    • Associate .git* configuration files with the default text editor

    • Associate .sh files to be run with Bash

    After selecting the preceding components, click on Next. The following screenshot shows you these options:

  6. Choose where you want to place Git in your start menu and click on Next.

  7. Choose Use Git from Git Bash only and click on Next.

  8. Select Checkout Windows-style, commit Unix-style line endings, and click on Next.

  9. Wait until the...