You can have multiple emails associated with your github account so that if your commits have
firstname.lastname@example.org or on another machine your commits have
email@example.com they'll both show up as you on the github system.
In my case, all commits on hashrocket workstations are
firstname.lastname@example.org and we change who that somebody is with the
pear application. So when I'm working on a hashrocket workstation I commit as
When editing a profile on github there is a left hand menu labeled 'personal settings' and in that menu there is an
emails link. When you click
emails you have the opportunity to 'Add email address'. There ya go! Happy committing!
H/T Matt Polito