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GitKraken Client Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to GitKraken Client for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is SmartGit. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try GitAhead or gitg. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to GitKraken Client and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to GitKraken Client are Sublime Merge, Gittyup, git-cola and Ungit.

GitKraken Client 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 GitKraken Client.
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  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

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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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableSmartGit is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ LightweightSmartGit consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeSmartGit supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    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.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeGitAhead supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Discontinued

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

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    Almost everyone thinks GitAhead is a great alternative to GitKraken Client.
    jacekdobrzyniecki

    A fairly neat UI and opens repositories without a cinch, but unfortunately, the program lacks the option to commit only individual edited lines - you can only commit entire "hunks". A dealbreaker for me.

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    scrat

    Great UI, many features, user friendly, cross-platform and open-source + free to anybody.

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    • Cross-platform
    • Dark Theme
    • Good licensing: It's a "copyfree" MIT-licensed open source application: thus no copyleft restrictions. Also no constructs of "freemium" at this moment of writing.
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    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.

    ⚫︎ Dark Modegitg supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Lightweightgitg consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    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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    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.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeGittyup supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    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.

    ⚫︎ Lightweightgit-cola consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Customizablegit-cola is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    jacekdobrzyniecki

    A lightweight, useful program. The UI isn't particularly pretty but it does what it's supposed to. Furthermore, it allows committing only specific lines, which is an important feature for me. Note that if you want to use it with GitHub, you'll want to learn how to enable SSH authentication: see https://github.com/git-cola/git-cola/issues/1112#issuecomment-782738748 for instructions.

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    3psilon

    Probably the best FOSS alternative for Linux. Not as fancy in terms of GUI, but still easy to use and it's much faster.

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    Ungit

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

    Git GUI (WebUI).

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    UI confusing and niceties like folder browse are missing.

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    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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    tig

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin

    Tig: text-mode interface for Git.

    ⚫︎ Lightweighttig consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfacetig either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  10. Bit Git CLI

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Bit is an experimental modernized git CLI built on top of git that provides happy defaults and other niceties:

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceBit Git CLI either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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