GitG 3.14.1

A GitX clone and a Git repository viewer targeting the GTK+ and GNOME 3 projects
GitG - The main window, where users can view and browse Git repositories
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GitG is a great application for the GNOME desktop environment, allowing users to view and browser Git software repositories with ease. It’s an open source, small and fast graphical application, a clone of the GitX software project.

It’s specifically designed for GNOME apps

The application has been designed from the offset to be used as a viewer of Git actions and Git history for GNOME applications hosted on the well-known GitHub website. Today, anyone can use GitG to view and edit the source files of an application or project hosted on Git.

Features at a glance

With GitG, you will be able to browse revision history, handle large repositories, commit changes, stage or unstage individual hunks, revert changes, display colorized diff of changes in Git revisions, as well as to browse the tree for a given Git revision.

Boasts even more features

GitG lets users to easily and quickly export parts of the tree for a given Git revision, supply any refspec readable by commands like 'git log' to built the revision history. In addition, it allows users to display and switch between different Git branches in the history view.

It is written in GTK+ and supports other DEs

GitG’s graphical user interface is written with the powerful and popular GTK+ GUI toolkit. It requires the libgit2 and libgit2-glib libraries to work properly. Officially supported GNU/Linux operating systems include all Debian- and Red Hat Linux-based distributions.

Runs on 32-bit and 64-bit platforms

Besides GNOME, the application can be easily installed on any other open source graphical desktop environment, as long as all its dependencies are properly installed. Users can install it via the source archive or directly from the default software repositories of their Linux distributions. It currently runs on 32-bit and 64-bit platforms.

Reviewed by , last updated on December 11th, 2014

developed by:
Jesse van den Kieboom
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
ROOT \ Programming \ Version Control
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What's New in This Release:
  • Bug fixes:
  • Fix building with vala 0.27
  • Fix warning when unbinding property
  • Change emblem-system-symbolic to open-menu-symbolic.
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GitG is an open source software project that allows you to view and browser Git software repositories from the comfort...

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