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= General Information =
gitg is a graphical user interface for git. It aims at being a small,
fast and convenient tool to visualize the history of git repositories.
Besides visualization, gitg also provides several utilities to manage your
repository and commit your work.
# Gitg
gitg is a graphical user interface for git. It aims at being a small, fast and convenient tool to visualize the history of git repositories. Besides visualization, gitg also provides several utilities to manage your repository and commit your work.
The latest version of gitg is 3.30.1.
Website: https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Gitg
Bugs: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/browse.cgi?product=gitg
Download: http://download.gnome.org/sources/gitg/
Mailing list: http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gitg-list
- Website: https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Gitg
- Bugs: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/browse.cgi?product=gitg
- Download: http://download.gnome.org/sources/gitg/
- Mailing list: http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gitg-list
## Installing gitg
= Installing gitg =
To install the latest version of gitg, make sure to download gitg-3.30.1.tar.xz
from the download site. After downloading the following procedure installs
gitg:
To install the latest version of gitg, make sure to download gitg-3.30.1.tar.xz from the download site. After downloading the following procedure installs gitg:
$ tar Jxf gitg-3.30.1.tar.xz
$ cd gitg-3.30.1
$ meson --prefix=/usr build
$ ninja -C build
$ sudo ninja -C install
```
$ tar Jxf gitg-3.30.1.tar.xz
$ cd gitg-3.30.1
$ meson --prefix=/usr build
$ ninja -C build
$ sudo ninja -C install
```
For more information on installing gitg, please see INSTALL.
= Building gitg from git =
## Building gitg from git
The gitg repository is hosted on git.gnome.org. To build from git:
$ git clone http://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gitg.git
$ cd gitg
$ meson --prefix=/usr build
$ ninja -C build
$ sudo ninja -C install
```
$ git clone http://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gitg.git
$ cd gitg
$ meson --prefix=/usr build
$ ninja -C build
$ sudo ninja -C install
```
Alternatively you can build using Flatpak with the org.gnome.Gitg.json manifest.
= Using gitg =
When gitg is installed, you can run gitg from the GNOME menu, or from a
terminal by issueing: 'gitg'. Type 'gitg --help' to show the options you can
specify on the command line.
## Using gitg
When gitg is installed, you can run gitg from the GNOME menu, or from a terminal by issueing: 'gitg'. Type 'gitg --help' to show the options you can specify on the command line.
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