How to Install SmartGit Fedora Linux

December 10, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Linux Fedora SmartGit Install

Hello Fedora User! First of all, this Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install SmartGit Fedora GNU/Linux Desktop.

Because SmartGit is a graphical Git and Mercurial Client which can also connect to SVN repositories.

Finally, Git is a Distributed VCS that allows you to make Frequent, Local Commits to Checkpoint your Work while you’re still Perfecting the Code.

How to Install SmartGit Fedora - Featured
  1. First Open a Command Line Shell Session
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install SmartGit Fedora - Open Terminal
  2. Check if Required Java is Installed on Fedora

    java -version

    How to Install Required JRE on Fedora:
    SetUp Java on Fedora.

  3. Download SmartGit Client Generic Archive:

    SmartGit Client tar.gz
  4. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract SmartGit into /tmp

    How to Install SmartGit Fedora - Extraction
    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf $HOME/Downloads/smartgit*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  5. Installing SmartGit Client on Fedora

    Set the SuperUser as Owner:

    su -c "chown -R root:root /tmp/smartgit"

    Switch Contents:

    su -c "mv /tmp/smartgit /opt/"

    Make a Symlink for Easier Launching:

    su -c "ln -s /opt/smartgit/bin/ /usr/local/bin/smartgit"
  6. How to Create a SmartGit Client Menu Launcher:

    SmartGit Launcher Guide
  7. Getting-Started with SmartGit Client on Fedora:

    SmartGit Client Quick-Start Guide

Getting-Started with SmartGit for Linux 32/64-bit - SmartGit Gui Client

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