Recently I am trying to connect git hub repository to android studio but it shows following the error:
get a git path from your pc
go to my computer >open c:drive > Users>YourUser>Appdata>Local>Github>PortableGit_\cmd\git.exe
then copy the file location and past it into your git executable path in android studio
as shown in the above image
Go to Settings–>Version Control–>Git and Fix Path to Git executable.
Also click test button to check it is working.
For my case git.exe was in the Path C:\Users\Username\ AppData\Local\GitHubDesktop\app-<appversion>\resources\app\git\cmd\git.exe
I know this might sound stupid but yes, it is as stupid as it is!
I had this same error on Linux and was searching for a solution for two days! Then one day was trying to solve this, by chance, I cleared the path specified in android studio and Voilà! Android studio auto detected my
git (facepalm)! And the interesting thing is it was not the path I was pointing to (
bin/usr/git), and not the path returned by
which git command (same path), it was
For intellij idea and other products of JetBrains is quite the same issue, but the path detected by the two is different! Intellij idea was pointiong to
For people still having this error even if their
git is installed and android studio is pointing to its path,
Version Control ->
Git and delete everything inside the text box with the label
Path to Git executable, your android studio or what ever JetBrains product you’re using, will auto-detect it.