Git

 
 
Git is a distributed revision control system designed and developed by Linus Torvalds. Every Git clone is a full fledged repository with a complete history and full revision tracking capabilities, not dependant on network access or a central repository server.

More information can be found at: http://git-scm.com

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Quick guides






Setup Git on Windows



Information
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Operating system used
Windows Vista Home Premium SP 2

Software prerequisites
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Procedure
  1. Download full installer for official Git for Windows from http://msysgit.github.io/
    For example: Git-1.8.5.2-preview20131230.exe

  2. Double click the Git installer executable and press Next button.

    Git windows setup

  3. Read license and press Next button.

    Git windows license

  4. Select the destination location and press Next button.
    For example: c:\tools\Git

    Git windows destination location

  5. Select the components to be installed and press Next button.
    For example: leave default settings

    Git windows select components

  6. Select Start menu folder and press Next button.
    For example: Git

    Git windows select start menu folder

  7. Adjust your PATH environment and press Next button.
    For example, select the second option: Run Git from the Windows Command Prompt

    Git windows adjust your PATH environment

  8. Configure line ending conversions and press Next button.
    For example, select the first option: Checkout Window-style, commit Unix-style line endings

    Git windows configure line ending conversions

  9. Git will be installed on your computer and press Next button.

    Git windows installing

  10. Press Finish button to complete the Git installation.

    Git windows install complete