Monday, October 26, 2015

How to install git on Lubuntu

Hi everyone, welcome back to this awesome blog dedicated for lubuntu users, today in this article i will show you how to install git inside lubuntu.

What is git? git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.

Once you have git installed on your lubuntu, you can start pushing to online repository such as github and start developing your software.

Git and github is very popular tool specially for web developers, to install git on lubuntu is very simple, just use the apt-get install, like this:

sudo apt-get install git

kernelpanic@kernelpanic:~$ sudo apt-get install git
[sudo] password for kernelpanic: 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  git-man liberror-perl
Suggested packages:
  git-daemon-run git-daemon-sysvinit git-doc git-el git-email git-gui gitk
  gitweb git-arch git-cvs git-mediawiki git-svn
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  git git-man liberror-perl
0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 161 not upgraded.
Need to get 3.112 kB of archives.
After this operation, 24,9 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Y
Once git installed you can start using the git commands, create repository, add remote repo on github, make a commit, pushing to github, etc. I will talk more about git commands on a different article.

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