Solved: enter your GitHub credentials to go over the API rate limit

Do you get this error in your command line?

Could not fetch https://api.github.com/repos/jquery/jquery, enter your GitHub credentials to go over the API rate limit
The credentials will be swapped for an OAuth token stored in /home/cebe/.composer/auth.json, your password will not be stored
To revoke access to this token you can visit https://github.com/settings/applications

In this tutorial I will explain to you how you can solve this problem.

GitHub have reduced the default rate limit for unauthenticated requests. To enjoy the default rate limit of 5,000 requests per hour, you’ll need to authenticate via Basic Auth or OAuth.

If you want to enjoy the default rate limit of 5,000 requests per hour:

In this way you will solved this problem!

Video tutorial:









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nelson
nelson commented on June 27, 2015
thanks...