How-to Install SmartGit Client on OpenSUSE 32-64bit Linux

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

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.

OpenSUSE SmartGit Quick-Start - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Shell Session
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Getting-Started with SmartGit for OpenSUSE 32/64-bit - Open Terminal
  2. Check if Required Java is Installed on OpenSUSE

    java -version

    How-to Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK on OpenSUSE:
    SetUp Oracle Jdk on OpenSUSE.

  3. Download SmartGit Client Generic Archive:

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

     - Extraction
    Or from Command Line:

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

    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 OpenSUSE:

    SmartGit Client Quick-Start Guide

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

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