To install Git on RedHat Linux, Fedora Linux or CentOS, run the following command as the root user:
yum install git-core
To install Git on Debian Linux or Ubuntu, run the following command as the root user:
apt-get install git
To install Git on OpenSUSE or SLES, run the following command:
zypper install git
RabbitVCS is a set of free graphical tools that provide a uniform experience across a range of version control systems, including Git. It integrates into the Nautilus and Thunar file managers, as well as the Gedit text editor.
SmartGit/Hg is a commercial cross-platform GUI Git/Mercurial client that also has a Linux version. Purchasing a license enables use across all supported platforms: Linux, Mac and Windows.
Eclipse is a cross-platform IDE that also supports Linux. The EGit [url: http://www.eclipse.org/egit/] plug-in provides Git support.
KDevelop 4.1 or newer supports Git as a native integration.
The Anjuta GNOME Integrated Development Environment includes a Git plugin component.