There are a few searches that explain how to do this, but in a long "I'm a super-developer" kind of way. I just wanted something quick I could reference next time I have to set up my machine / help someone.
Usually the default template library is found at
To see where your git templates are found you'll need to check your git config. To view your current config (like typing
env but only for git):
git config -l
If you have a templates directory set you see the line
Initially I did not have this set. There are a few ways you can set your templates directory. One way would be to add to your ~/.gitconfig (in your home directory).
templatedir = /path/to/templates
You can also set this property from the command-line:
git config --global init.templatedir /path/to/templates