Version Control

How to Install Git 2.8.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 and other derivatives

Git 2.8.3 recently released, is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. It outclasses SCM tools like Subversion, CVS, Perforce, and ClearCase with features like cheap local branching, convenient staging areas, and multiple workflows. Git 2.8.3 changelog “git send-email” now uses a more readable timestamps when formulating a message ID.