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Open Source Sourcetree Alternatives for Linux

Sourcetree is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best open source Linux alternative is GitAhead. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Sourcetree and many of them are open source and available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source Linux alternatives to Sourcetree are gitg, Gittyup, Ungit and git-gui.

Sourcetree 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 Sourcetree.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows

A powerful Mac and Windows client for Mercurial and Git distributed version control systems.

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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.

    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 Sourcetree.
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    Doesn't support GitHub OAuth login. Requires API key instead. This is significantly less secure than competing products.

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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.

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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.

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  4. Ungit icon

    Ungit

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

    Git GUI (WebUI).

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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.

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    Fully keyboard driven. Lightweight. Supports common operations easily, can shell out to git for complex needs.

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  7. 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:

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    Guitar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Git GUI Client. Open Source, Free Software (GPL v2). Run on Windows, macOS and Linux. Written in C++. Powered by Qt 5.

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    Gitweb

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Perl

    Gitweb is a Git web interface. It is written in Perl and can be used as a CGI script, or as a mod_perl legacy script (run by ModPerl::Registry handler). It allows browsing a git repository (or a set of git repositories) using a web browser.

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    Thermal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Node.JS

    Thermal is a free, open-source, cross-platform Git GUI built by developers for developers. It's a desktop application built with Electron & Vue.

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