Ok tried the ealier versions of spfx and had no issues. Thought I would try RC0 with samples but struggling to clone locally, both at work on home ( no proxy) on my dev laptop. Any ideas
λ git clone https://github.com/SharePoint/sp-dev-fx-webparts.git
Cloning into 'sp-dev-fx-webparts'... fatal: unable to access 'https://github.com/SharePoint/sp-dev-fx-webparts.git/': Failed to connect to 172.17.59.11 port 8080: Timed out
D:\Box Sync\yo λ ping 172.17.59.11
Pinging 172.17.59.11 with 32 bytes of data: Request timed out.