Fix: ECMDERR Failed to execute "git ls-remote –tags –heads git://github.com/systemjs/systemjs.git", exit code of #128

When I wanted to install a bower package inside Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 update 1 (inside a corporate netwerok), I got the error: ECMDERR Failed to execute "git ls-remote –tags –heads git://github.com/systemjs/systemjs.git", exit code of #128   This solution: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/21789683/how-to-fix-bower-ecmderr Enter the following command on the commandline: git config –global …

Git 101

  Git is a decentralized version control system as opposed to a centralized version control system, like TFS, SourceGear Vault, Subversion, Visual Source Safe etc. A centralized version control system, has a single server that contains all the versioned files, including their history, and a number of clients that check …