How To Install Meld 3.11.1 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Mageia And Their Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Meld is a visual diff and merge tool, capable of comparing files, folders and projects with versioning support.

The latest version available is Meld 3.11.1, which has been recently released, being part of the GNOME desktop.

how to install Meld 3.11.1 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, LXLE, Debian, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva

In this article I will show you how to install Meld 3.11.1 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, LXLE, Debian, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva systems.

The easiest way to get Meld 3.11.1 on the most popular Linux systems, is to clone the Meld source from Git and symlink it, for an easier usage:

$ cd ~
$ git clone https://git.gnome.org/browse/meld
$ cd meld
$ ln -s ~/meld/bin/meld /usr/bin/meld

To start the app, type meld in the terminal.

Optional, to remove meld, do:

$ rm -rf ~/meld

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