How To Install Git 1.8.4 On Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10, 12.04, Linux Mint 16, 15, 14, 13, Elementary OS 0.2 And Pear OS 8

Hello Linux Geeksters. For those who don’t know, Git is the client for the popular GitHub. The latest version available is Git 1.8.4, which is not available via the default repositories of Ubuntu and derivates.

 how to install Git on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna and Pear OS 8.

In this article I will show you how to install Git on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna and Pear OS 8.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Git 1.8.4 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS and Pear OS is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to the local index, update the local repository index and install the git package. Like this:

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

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