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Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04, and I would like to install RabbitVCS on my system. Does RabbitVCS work on the new Ubuntu? Has someone already tried it out?

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I personally don't have tried it, but there is a version for trusty (14.04) in the PPA, so I guess it should work.

You can always try if it's working (this will install RabbitVCS for CLI (terminal), gedit and Nautilus 3, if you're using another file manager see the full list of packages here):

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rabbitvcs/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install rabbitvcs-cli rabbitvcs-core rabbitvcs-gedit rabbitvcs-nautilus3

And if it doesn't you can remove it:

sudo apt-get remove rabbitvcs-cli rabbitvcs-core rabbitvcs-gedit rabbitvcs-nautilus3
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How would you install it? 1) sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rabbitvcs/ppa 2) sudo apt-get update 3) sudo apt-get install rabbitvcs-nautilus3 rabbitvcs-thunar rabbitvcs-gedit rabbitvcs-clint ? – user280604 May 11 '14 at 21:18
I just updated my answer. – Louis Matthijssen May 11 '14 at 21:19
Thank you for the quick answer! I will try it. – user280604 May 11 '14 at 21:21
when i run "sudo apt-get install rabbitcvs" i get a message that the package rabbitvcs is not available. Suggestions? – user280604 May 11 '14 at 21:35
I had to restart nautilus to see it working: nautilus -q. Also I did chown -R $USER:$USER ~/.config/rabbitvcs taken from…, although I don't know if that was required or not. – GermanK Sep 20 '14 at 15:56

After following the installation steps to install RabbitVCS from the PPA:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rabbitvcs/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install rabbitvcs-nautilus3

# Optional
$ sudo apt-get install rabbitvcs-gedit
$ sudo apt-get install rabbitvcs-cli

I had to do the following, as RabbitVCS menu entries were not showing up in the Nautilus:

$ sudo chown -R $USER:$USER ~/.config/rabbitvcs


After running the above command, the menu entries are visible.

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