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Domagoj Kirigin16,392 Points
Cannot use Git -bash console: Permission denied
I installed Git on my computer (Windows) with intention of using it instead of treehouse console. When I try to follow along with video, inside the console I cannot do git init. It says "fatal: cannot mkdir my_first_repository: Permission denied". Why I don't have permission and how to solve this?
Seth Kroger56,412 Points
What's your current directory path? If you are trying to run the command from the drive's top directory (e.g. C:) it probably requires Administrator privileges to make a new one there. Try doing it from C:\Users\YourUsername\Documents (the My Documents folder in shell-speak) instead.