How to know the git username and email saved during configuration?

Question

While configuring git I ran these two commands:

git config --global user.name "My Name"

git config –global user.email “[email protected]

However, I doubt whether I made a typo or not. So, is there any command to know the name and email which git saved during configuration? Obviously, I can know that using the git log command by looking at the commit history. But for that I have to make commits, right? Can I know that with the help of command line?

Answer

The command git config --list will list the settings. There you should also find user.name and user.email.

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