Git Cola – Git Client Application

Git Cola is a free and open source git client application for Linux, Windows and MacOS. It is written in Python and released under GNU General Public License v2.0. It comes with powerful key shortcut, git LFS, visual commit graph, command palette, built-in text editor, interactive rebase, git hooks support and more. Some other popular git clients are Sublime Merge, gitg and Gittyup. You can download and install Git Cola using below tutorial.

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Download Git Cola

How to Install Git Cola on Ubuntu Linux

You can install Git Cola via default Ubuntu repository and form flathub via flatpak package file. Open the terminal application using the ctrl+alt+t keys and run below commands to install the latest version of Git Cola on your system.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install git-cola

After that you can open it via below command or you can also start it from the show applications menu.

git-cola

Install Git Cola via Flatpak:

First you need to install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. Now in the terminal app run below Git Cola flatpak install command.

flatpak install flathub com.github.git_cola.git-cola

You can run Git Cola using this flatpak command.

flatpak run com.github.git_cola.git-cola

And you can uninstall it using below command also.

sudo flatpak uninstall com.github.git_cola.git-cola

That’s it.

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