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Git Extensions Alternatives for Linux

Git Extensions is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is SmartGit. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try GitAhead or GitKraken Client. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Git Extensions and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Git Extensions are gitg, Sublime Merge, git-cola and Gittyup.

Git Extensions alternatives are mainly Git Clients but may also be Version Control Systems. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Git Extensions.
This page was last updated Jun 6, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

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  1. SmartGit is a front-end for the distributed version control system Git and runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. SmartGit is intended for developers who prefer a graphical user interface over a command line client, to be even more productive with Git.

  2. GitAhead

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    GitAhead lets you filter results and performs advanced searches. It shows you exactly what you need to see and makes navigating through thousands of commits a piece of cake.

    Discontinued

    No longer under active development, per info in repo at https://github.com/gitahead/gitahead#please-note



  3. Millions of developers and teams around the world choose GitKraken Client to make Git more visual and accessible with an intuitive UI, the flexibility to switch between a GUI or a terminal, and a seamless experience across operating systems.

    GitKraken Client vs Git Extensions opinions
    This alternative is disputed. GitKraken Client is still a legitimate alternative to Git Extensions, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Cannot cherry pick lines, cannot sign commit, cannot search in files, etc.

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  4. gitg

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    gitg is a git repository viewer targeting gtk+/GNOME. One of its main objectives is to provide a more unified user experience for git frontends across multiple desktops.

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    Very little functionality, can't easily manage branches and commits like in Git Extensions

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  5. Sublime Merge

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Sublime Merge is a fast and intuitive git client built on the same performant platform as Sublime Text.

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    This is a merge tool. Git Extensions is a Git GUI. You could use these tools side-by-side; as far as I know, they don't even have any overlap in usage.

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  6. git-cola

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    git-cola is a powerful GUI for git, a distributed revision control system. cola's ingredients include git-python and jsonpickle. cola is released under the GNU GPL v2.

  7. Gittyup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • FLATHUB
    • Qt

    Gittyup is a graphical Git client designed to help you understand and manage your source code history. Gittyup is a continuation of the GitAhead client.

  8. Ungit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Gerrit Code Review
    • Node.JS
    • Atom
    • Brackets

    Git GUI (WebUI).

  9. tig

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin

    Tig: text-mode interface for Git.

  10. git-gui

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin

    Is a tool for creating commits and managing branches. It was inspired by and initially based on gitool. Written in Tcl/Tk. Stable versions are shipped with Core Git since version 1.5.

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