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How To Install Git on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Install Git on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Git on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Git is a free platform that is designed to develop and control app development projects. The community can share the solutions to different issues faced by the other users and this platform is accessible by every user because it’s an open-source project.

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 the Git on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
  • 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 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following apt commands in the terminal.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing Git on Ubuntu 22.04.

By default, Git is available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to install the latest version of Git on your Ubuntu system:

sudo apt install git

Confirm the installation and check the installed build version of Git:

git --version

Step 3. Configure Git.

Now run the following command below with a username and email into the command prompt to configure the Git in Ubuntu 22.04 by assigning it a user name and email:

git config --global user.name "idroot"
git config --global user.email "admin@idroot.us"

Finally, run the last command on the command prompt to list global git settings to confirm your Git configuration:

git config --list

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Git. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Git on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Git website.

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