Setting up commit signing on Windows 10/11

📆 Created on December 21, 2021. 🔖 programminggitgpg

Install prerequisites

  1. Install GitHub Desktop
  2. Install Git for Windows
  3. Install GPG for Windows

Setup your gpg key

Follow the steps in GitHubs GPG creation guide and make note of your GPG key ID, you'll need that later on.

Tell git about your new key

$ git config --global user.signingkey <Your GPG key ID>
$ git config --global commit.gpgsign true
$ where.exe gpg
$ git config --global gpg.program "<Path from above command>"

💥you are now setup to use commit signing in both git and GitHub Desktop.

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