How to install git 2.7.0 on Ubuntu 16.04

How to install git 2.7.0 on Ubuntu

In this Tutorial you will learn how to install git 2.7.0 on ubuntu. 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.

Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. It outclasses SCM tools like Subversion, CVS, Perforce, and ClearCase with features like cheap local branching, convenient staging areas, and multiple workflows.

install git 2.7.0 on ubuntu

Add PPA repo

Firstly we need to add ppa repo in our ubuntu machine use following link to add git latest ppa repo.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa

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Update your system

After adding ppa repo update your system

sudo apt-get update

Install git

Now we install git using apt-get. Use following command to install git

sudo apt-get install git

Now you have successfully installed git.

Now you can check git version using following command.

git --version

This command will show git version 2.7.0.

If you have any issue using this tutorial comment below.

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