Install Git 2.7.0 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint / ElementaryOS Via PPA

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Git a free and opensource distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to large projects with speed and efficiency.It is a client for the Popular github.

In this tutorial I will show you how to install git 2.7.0 On Ubuntu 15.10 / 15.04 / 14.04 LTS  and LinuxMint.

The Latest version of GIT is 2.7.0 which is a stable version and it is released on 4th  January 2016 

Installation steps 

Method 1 : via PPA
Method 2 : via tar file

Method 1 : Via PPA

Step 1: Add the Official PPA provided by GIT
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa
Step 2: Update the Repository
sudo apt-get update
Step 3: Install GIT 2.7.0
sudo apt-get install git
Method 2 : Via tar file

Download the tar file from the official site or use wget
wget https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/git-2.7.0.tar.gz
Step 2:Extract the package and configure it
tar -xvzf git-2.7.0.tar.gz
./configure
step 3: Compile the git
make && make install
Note : if you encounterd any error while using the make command install the below package and once again compile
apt-get install libssl-dev
Check the version installed or not


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