Git Client Quick-Start for OpenSUSE Linux
The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with SmartGit Client on OpenSUSE 12.x/13.x/42.x/Factory i686/x8664 KDE/Gnome Linux Desktop.
SmartGit is a graphical Git and Mercurial Client which can also connect to SVN repositories.
Git is a Distributed VCS that allows you to make frequent, local, commits to checkpoint your work while you’re still perfecting the code.
Open a Command Line Shell Session
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Check if Required Java is Installed on OpenSUSE
How-to Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK on OpenSUSE:
SetUp Oracle Jdk on OpenSUSE.
Download SmartGit Client Generic Archive:SmartGit Client tar.gz
Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract SmartGit into /tmp
Or from Command Line:
tar xvzf $HOME/Downloads/smartgit*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
Installing SmartGit Client on OpenSUSE
Set the SuperUser as Owner:
su -c "chown -R root:root /tmp/smartgit"
su -c "mv /tmp/smartgit /opt/"
Make a Symlink for Easier Launching:
su -c "ln -s /opt/smartgit/bin/smartgit.sh /usr/local/bin/smartgit"
How-to Create a SmartGit Client Menu Desktop Launcher:SmartGit Launcher Guide
Getting-Started with SmartGit Client on OpenSUSE:SmartGit Client Quick-Start Guide
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