Git Clients

gitg – GNOME GUI client to view git repositories

gitg is a fast git repository browser for the GNOME desktop.

It aims at being a small, fast and convenient tool to visualize git history and actions that benefit from a graphical presentation.

gitg aims to include common actions associated with Git, but does not aim to be an advanced tool that allows access to every feature of Git through a graphical interface.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Loading large repositories very fast.
  • Show/browse repository history.
  • Show highlighted revision diff.
  • Browse file tree of a revision and export by drag and drop.
  • Search in the revision history on subject, author or hash.
  • Switch between history view of branches easily.
  • Commit view providing per hunk stage/unstage and commit.
  • Cherry-pick.
  • Drag and drop rebase/merge.
  • Drag and drop format-patch export.
  • View and export repository file tree at any revision.
  • Tag support.
  • Stash support.
  • Basic remote management.

Developer: Jesse van den Kieboom, Ignacio Casal Quintero, Paolo Borelli, Alberto Fanjul
License: GNU General Public License v2.0

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gitg is written in Vala. Learn Vala with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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