How to Install Git on Ubuntu 22.04


To install and configure Git Bash on your Ubuntu 22.04 system, you can use two simple ways, first from the official repository and second using the source code.

Here are two approaches to installing git on Ubuntu 22.04 system:

  • Approach 1: Using Official RepositoryEzoic
  • Approach 2: Using Source

Approach 1: Using Official Repository

Here are steps for installing git on ubuntu 22.04 using official repository:

Step 1 – Update System

Type this command on terminal window to update the latest dependencies on system:

sudo apt update

Step 2 – Install Git on Ubuntu 22.04 using Official Repository

Now you can install Git on the latest Ubuntu using the official repository, for this you have to type the command on the terminal:


sudo apt install git

Approach 2: Using Source Code

Here are steps for installing git on ubuntu 22.04 using source:

Step 1 – Install Required Packages

Before installing Git from source code, this related package needs to be installed in ubuntu, for this you can use:


sudo apt install libz-dev libssl-dev libcurl4-gnutls-dev libexpat1-dev gettext cmake gcc

Step 2 – Download Git Source Code

Now you can install Git from source code in your system, for this you have to type the command on the terminal:

wget -O git.tar.gz

Step 3 – Extract the Downloaded Git Source code

Now extract the downloaded git source code archive, you can do this with this command:

tar -zxf git.tar.gz

Step 4 – Install Git on Ubuntu 22.04 using Source Code

Now the enter to extract git directory with the help of command this command:

cd git-*

Then type this command on terminal windows, to install git:

# Compile Git with the specified 
sudo make prefix=/usr/local all
# Install Git with the specified prefix
sudo make prefix=/usr/local install
# Restart the bash shell to ensure changes take effect
exec bash

Configure Git on Ubuntu 22.04

Here are steps for configure git on ubuntu 22.04:

Step 1 – Configure Git

To configure Git to assign a username and email, you can use this command:

$ git config --global "Tutsmake"
$ git config --global "[email protected]"

Step 2 – Confirm the Changes

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

$ git config --list

Here is the video guide for installing and configuring git on ubuntu 22.04:


Through this tutorial, you have learned two simple ways to install Git on ubuntu 22.04 using the apt package manager and source code.

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