I am getting an error when inputting my repo location into the "Source Code Management > Git > Repository URL" section of a new Job. I have searched all around and tried many different URLs with no success.
Failed to connect to repository : Error performing command: git ls-remote -h https://github.com/micdoodle8/Crossbow_Mod_2.git HEAD
You might need to set the path to your git executable in Manage Jenkins -> Configure System -> Git -> Git Installations -> Path to Git executable.
For example, I was getting the same error in Windows. I had installed git with chocolatey, and got the location via Powershell:
Get-Command git.exe | Select Definition
In Unix, you should be able to do: