Git core team also maintains a PPA with latest git Debian packages. You can add this PPA to your system and install the latest git on your system. This tutorial will help you to install Git on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Linux system.

Install Git on Ubuntu 20.04

Use the following steps to install Git on the Ubuntu Linux system. That’s it, Git has been installed on your Ubuntu system.

Configuirng Git Client

Setup the Git user details on your machine, which is used as your identity by the Github or other repository providers. To set up a username and email address system-wide, execute the following command. Make sure to change your name and email address with yours. To configure identity for a specific repository, remove –global from the above command and run it from your repository directory.


This tutorial explained how to install the latest Git on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Linux system via the command line.