How to install Git on Linux Mint 21 vanessa


Git is a distributed version control system (DVCS) used for tracking changes in source code during software development.

It is a powerful and widely used tool in the field of software development and is essential for managing and collaborating on code with multiple team members.

Git is commonly used in conjunction with online platforms like GitLab, GitHub, and Bitbucket, which provide additional collaboration features, issue tracking, continuous integration, and more.

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shall we?

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Check your OS

This step is just to make sure you have Linux Mint or a **Ubuntu-**based Linux distribution.

cat /etc/os-release
lsb_release -a
uname -a


Update the package manager

sudo apt-get update

Install Git

sudo apt-get install git -y


Check installation

Through the version

git --version

This should display the installed Git version.

Through the executable path

which git




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