Instructions for installing Git.

Register for a GitHub account

To start, you need a GitHub account. If you already have a GitHub account, you can go on to the next step. Otherwise go to:

and create an account. Choose the free plan, and no organization is needed.

Obtain a git client

For Mac or Windows

Go to:

and download GitHub.

For Linux

This will depend on your flavor of Linux. However, it will be something like:

sudo apt-get install git-core
pacman -S git
Regardless, a search for ‘git ¡my Linux variety¿‘ should lead you in the right direction.