Git – Git Client for Windows – Installation

Background

Preparing a new development machine and need Git Client installed.

 

Installation Files

The installation files for all supported platforms ( Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows )  is here.

And, the one for Windows is here.

 

Downloaded

Downloaded the Windows Client.  The current version is 2.17.1.

The bitness specific version name is Git-2.17.1-64-bit.exe.

 

Installation

GUI

Screen Shot

Information

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Select Desired Location

Select Desired Location – On Drive C:

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Select Desired Location – Change from Drive C: to Drive E:

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Select Components

Select Components – Initial

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Select Components – Revised

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Select Start Menu Folder

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Choosing the default editor used by Git

Choosing the default editor used by Git – Initial

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Choosing the default editor used by Git – Revise

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Adjust your PATH environment

Adjust your PATH environment – Initial

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Choosing HTTPS Transport Backend

Choosing HTTPS transport backend – Initial

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Configuring the line ending conversions

Configuring the line ending conversions – Initial

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Configuring the terminal emulator to use with Git Bash

Initial

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Installing

Installing …

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Completing

Completing the Git Setup Wizard

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Review

Get Git Version

Syntax


git --version

Syntax


git -version

 

Output

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