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Is there any equivalent to TortoiseSVN but for Ubuntu / Git? I'd like to integrate Git commands to Nautilus.

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I have installed RabbitVCS on Ubuntu 11.10 via sudo apt-get install rabbitvcs-nautilus3 But how do I run it? – Khurram Majeed Mar 6 '12 at 18:43
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RabbitVCS integrates Git into Nautilus. It is available for Ubuntu from a PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rabbitvcs/ppa
sudo apt-get update

For 11.04 and earlier:

sudo apt-get install rabbitvcs-nautilus

For 11.10 and later:

sudo apt-get install rabbitvcs-nautilus3

You should reload Nautilus after!

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the package's now called rabbitvcs-nautilus – Atmocreations May 21 '11 at 20:04
It's very, very slow on my computer. – MarkovCh1 Aug 5 '12 at 20:18
RabbitVCS does not work with Nautilus 3.8, the version shipped with Ubuntu 13.10. – Luís de Sousa Jan 4 '14 at 15:06

This has been proposed already on Ubuntu braninstorm and on but no code seems to be available at the moment.

There is however a GNOME GUI front-end for Git called Giggle which is available in the Ubuntu 10.04 repositories (pre-packaged for other distributions as well, see the web page): apt-get install giggle.

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But does Giggle do nautilus integration? I didn't see how. – Eyal Nov 5 '12 at 14:53

I don't know of any Nautilus extensions for git. There is a set of nautilus scripts but that isn't quite the same as the integration you get with RabbitVCS for svn or bzr-gtk for bzr.

share|improve this answer is a quite nice. Thanks for the pointer. It fails to handle multiple files for rename/delete, but that's a very good start. – Benoît Oct 31 '11 at 19:11

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