Daily Archives: December 22, 2014

bower install or update error: unable to connect a socket (Connection timed out)

When running bower install or update if you receive the error “unable to connect a socket (Connection timed out)” related to a dependency that’s installed via git, run the following command to change the protocol “git config –global url.”https://”.insteadOf git://” . Then bower install and update should be able to find the repository.