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Is it possible to set a default username (i.e.: my Github user name) for magit? It is prompting for the user every time I have to push a commit.

Don't know if this may help with the answer, but I already have my username and my e-mail in ~/.gitconfig as per magit's manual:

The default is determined by the user.name and user.email git configuration settings.

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user.name in your .gitconfig is only for authorship of commits, and not used for authentication. It seems you are using password authentication before pushing to github.

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    Thank you, that was it. Fixed it with: git remote set-url origin git@github.com:username/repo.git – Boccaperta-IT Sep 30 '14 at 8:51

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