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How do I check if Git is installed on my Lion?

Posted on 2012-04-04
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I installed Xcode and think it also installed Git. I have decide to use Git and first need to check if it's there before trying to install it.

Could someone tell me? And how to check the version installed?

Thanks.
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by:Ivano Viola
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open a terminal and type: git --version
You should see something like this Version may vary: git version 1.7.4.4
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by:newbieweb
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I get this:

Last login: Wed Apr  4 21:08:33 on ttys000
new-host:~ newbieweb$ git --version
-bash: git: command not found
new-host:~ newbieweb$
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It should be installed. Follow the instructions here:
http://yuilibrary.com/yui/docs/tutorials/git/

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by:newbieweb
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Thanks. But I am thinking Git is too complicated to learn. I see the benefits, but I have worked with SubVersion and actually like it. I wanted to be up and running with source code management in a few hours. Git looks like it would take me much longer.
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