What it is:
Git is popular version control system designed to handle very large
projects with speed and efficiency; it is used for many high profile
open source projects, most notably the Linux kernel.
Git falls in the category of distributed source code management tools.
Every Git working directory is a full-fledged repository with full
revision tracking capabilities, not dependent on network access or a
This package provides the git main components with minimal
dependencies. Additional functionality, e.g. a graphical user
interface and revision tree visualizer, tools for interoperating with
other VCS’s, or a web interface, is provided as separate git*
To know more about:
To install in Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install git