How to install SmartGit on Ubuntu

To install SmartGit on Ubuntu

SmartGit/Hg is an open source, cross platform, graphical client for Git and Mercurial with SVN repositories. SmartGit's interface is similar to windows explorer. This article will help you with the installation of SmartGit on Ubuntu. 


To install SmartGit

Initiate the SmartGit installation by adding the repository to your system. Use the following command for the same purpose. 

root@localhost:/home/user1# add-apt-repository ppa:eugenesan/ppa
 This repository contains collection of customized, updated, ported and backported
packages for two last LTS releases and latest pre-LTS release.
Packages for older releases relocated to ppa:eugenesan/archive or deleted.
gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpwgdvfs4r/secring.gpg' created
gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpwgdvfs4r/pubring.gpg' created
gpg: requesting key 8313A596 from hkp server
gpg: /tmp/tmpwgdvfs4r/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
gpg: key 8313A596: public key "Launchpad synergy+" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)



Once it is done, update the local repository index by running the following command. 

root@localhost:/home/user1# apt-get update
Get:1 trusty InRelease [15.4 kB]
Get:2 trusty-security InRelease [65.9 kB]           
Ign trusty InRelease                              
Ign trusty InRelease                                  
Ign trusty/restricted Translation-en_IN           
Ign trusty/universe Translation-en_IN             
Fetched 5,269 kB in 32s (163 kB/s)                                             
Reading package lists... Done

Now is the time to install SmartGit by invoking the following command. 

root@localhost:/home/user1# apt-get install smartgithg
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Setting up mercurial (2.8.2-1ubuntu1.3) ...
Creating config file /etc/mercurial/hgrc.d/hgext.rc with new version
Setting up smartgit (17.0.0-0~eugenesan~trusty1) ...

SmartGit has been installed, use the following command to open the application. 

root@localhost:/home/user1# smartgit
Configure java-8 installer

Accept the oracle binary code license terms. 
SmartGit application launches once you accept. 
Smartgit application
Select your license type and click on Next
Enter user information and click on Next. 
Select the ssh client and click Next. 
ssh client
Configure Hosting providers accordingly and click on Next. 



Configure crash reporting and finally click on Finish. 
Create or add your repository and click Ok
SmartGit application is ready to be used. 

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