This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install Git 2.36 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 21.10, Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, LinuxMint 20.3, Rocky Linux 8, AlmaLinux 8, and Fedora 35.
Git is the most popular Free and Open-source distributed version control system in the world. It is easy to learn and has a lightning-fast performance.
Git is fast and built to work with the Linux kernel, the latest version of GIT is 2.36.0 and it is a stable version released on 18-APR-2022.
What’s new in Git 2.36.0?
For a complete changelog refer to the release notes
How to Install Git 2.36 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint?
Step 1: Add the Official PPA
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa
Step 2: Install Git 2.36
sudo apt update && sudo apt install git
Install Git 2.36 on Rocky Linux / AlmaLinux & Fedora
Step 1: Install the required dependencies.
yum install openssl-devel curl-devel expat-devel gettext-devel zlib-devel perl-ExtUtils-MakeMaker gcc make
Step 2: Download the Git 2.36.0 tar file from the downloads page or use the below command
Step 3: Extract the tar file and configure the GIT
tar -xf git-2.36.0.tar.gz && mv git-2.36.0/ /opt && cd git-2.36.0/
Step 4: Configure the GIT
make prefix=/usr/local all install
Step 5: Verify the GIT Installation
From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install GIT on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Fedora 35, Rocky Linux 8, and AlmaLinux 8
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