Where Do I Get Git?

Where do I Download Git?

Linux: Ubuntu and Debian-based distributions

$ sudo apt-get install git-core

Linux: Red Hat-based distributions

$ sudo yum install git


Install Git for windows: Choose the Filename that starts with Git-1 and has a Summary starting with “Full installer for official Git“. Download and install.

After installation you can:

  • Use git from a command-line/bash window by starting GitBash
  • Use the Git Gui by starting Git GUI from the main Windows menu, or typing git gui from GitBash

Apple OS X

Download and install from Git for OS X

Apple OS X GUI clients:

Next: Skip the Intro: Just Tell Me What I Need to Git Going!


What Every Version Control System Must Do
Why use git instead of a legacy Version Control System?
All git object types: blob, tree, commit and tag