I am running Fedora 20 which gives me the option to set up Evolution. I do not want to but I still want github to put my real email address on my commits. How do I do this, or will github do this once I set up my account? At the moment, without an account setup, it is defaulting to email@example.com
I do not want to but I still want github to put my real email address on my commits.
The email address is picked up with a git setting and is unrelated to whether or not Evolution is setup.
git config --global user.email "firstname.lastname@example.org"
to for git to attribute your commits to a specific email for all repos. If you want only a single repo to be affected, cd to the repo and run
git config user.email "email@example.com"