Change git repo to use SSH not HTTPS


I cloned a repo from GitLab this morning, made some changes, and was about to commit when I got this:

remote: HTTP Basic: Access denied
remote: You must use a personal access token with 'read_repository'
	or 'write_repository' scope for Git over HTTP.
remote: You can generate one at

Sure enough, listing the remote sources showed HTTPS not SSH:

$ git remote -v
==> origin (fetch)
==> origin (push)

So I changed:

$ git remote set-url origin


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