Install git on linux

Git has released 2.11.0 version on Nov 29, 2016. Git is a free and open source distributed version control system . Git 2.11 comes with the large number of updates verses previous release 2.10. It is designed to handle a small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. To know more about Git 2.11.0 read Git release notes.

install git

This article will help you to install recent version of Git core software on your Ubuntu 16.10, 16.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS & 12.04 LTS systems using PPA

Install GIT

Git Core PPA repository is maintain by team on launchpad. Execute following commands one by one in a sequence to add ppa in our system and install Latest git version.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install git

Check GIT Version

To check current version installed of Git use following command.

$ git --version

git version 2.11.0