To sign Git commits with GPG, read GitHub's docs on managing signature verification.
To test if you get an error when signing keys, run this:
echo "test" | gpg --clearsign
If you get this error:
gpg: signing failed: Inappropriate ioctl for devicegpg: [stdin]: clear-sign failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device
Then run this:
If you don't want to do that every time, you can add it to your
sudo nano ~/.bash_profileinto your terminal and press Enter
- Press Ctrl+O to initiate writing the file out
- Press Enter to write the file out
- Press Ctrl+X to close the file
You can update a fork by adding an "upstream" branch along to your "origin" branch by following the GitHub tutorials.