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.
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 keyserver.ubuntu.com 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) OK
Once it is done, update the local repository index by running the following command.
root@localhost:/home/user1# apt-get update Get:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty InRelease [15.4 kB] Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security InRelease [65.9 kB] Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease … .. … Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/restricted Translation-en_IN Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com 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.
Select your license type and click on Next
Enter user information and click on Next.
Select the ssh client and click Next.
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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