Introduction4:31 with Jay McGavren
Learn what Git is and how it can save you from losing your work!
Installing and using Git on your computer
Windows: Git is not pre-installed on Windows machines. Check out our video on Git installation for Windows. Be sure to check the Teacher's Notes on the video page for additional notes, as the installation process has changed slightly since the video was recorded.
Mac: Every Mac comes with Git pre-installed! To access it, all you need to do is open a terminal.
Linux: Linux systems also come with Git pre-installed. If you're running Linux, we assume you already know how to get to a terminal, but if you're stuck, click the Get Help button on this page to ask for help in the Treehouse Community forum.
- You can learn more about working in the terminal with our Introduction to the Terminal course.
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