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How To Install Git on Fedora 37

Install Git on Fedora 37

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Git on Fedora 37. For those of you who didn’t know, Git is a free and open-source distributed version control system designed to handle small or huge projects. It enables multiple developers to work together on nonlinear development, as it tracks changes in source code for each branch of our project’s history.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of Git on a Fedora 37.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 37.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install Git on Fedora 37

Step 1. Before proceeding, update your Fedora operating system to make sure all existing packages are up to date. Use this command to update the server packages:

sudo dnf upgrade
sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install dnf-plugins-core

Step 2. Installing Git on Fedora 37.

By default, the Git package come in the default repository of Fedora 37. Now run the following command below to install the latest version of Git to your Fedora system:

sudo dnf install git

You can check the version of git that was installed by running the following command:

git --version

Step 3. Configuring Git Settings.

Now we set up standard settings such as names and e-mails, mainly around git commit messages. To set these details, run the following commands:

git config --global user.name "Your-Name"
git config --global user.email "Your-Email"

Run the following command to check if these settings worked correctly:

git config --list

That should produce output similar to the following:

[root@idroot ~]# git config --list

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Git. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Git on your Fedora 37 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Git website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to idroot.us, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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