Install Git 2.37 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint / Rocky Linux & Fedora
This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install Git 2.37 on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Alma Linux 9, Fedora 36, and Linux Mint 20.3
Introduction to GIT
Git is a distributed version control system (DVCS) used for software development. It is based on the concepts of version control and allows for multiple collaborators to work on a project.
Git is free and open-source software, released under GNU General Public License Version 2.0, and developed by the Git Foundation.
What’s new in Git 2.37?
For a complete changelog refer to the release notes.
How to Install Git 2.37 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint?
Step 1: Add the Official PPA
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa
Step 2: Install Git 2.37
Sudo apt update && apt install git
How to Install Git 2.37 on Alma Linux / Fedora & Rocky Linux?
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 2.37.0 tar file from the downloads page or use the below command
Step 3: Extract the tar file and configure the GIT
tar -xf git-2.37.0.tar.gz -C /opt
Step 4: Configure the Git
cd /opt/git-2.37.0 && make prefix=/usr/local all install
Step 5: Verify the GIT Installation
git — version
From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install GIT 2.37 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Fedora 35, Rocky Linux 8, and AlmaLinux 8
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