FAQ: Basic Git Workflow - Generalizations


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On BASIC GIT WORK flow. When it asks to type in “git push -u origin master”. It asks you to put in your user name and then your password. My password does not end up working but using a token from GItHub does work but the problem is that I can not copy and paste that token password into the terminal and it requires me to input the 30 character password every time. As well it asks me to do this anytime I upload my work to Git Hub. Is there anyway to copy paste this or to possibly use my actual password on github and not a token?