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TortoiseGit Alternatives for Linux

TortoiseGit 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 GitKraken Client or GitAhead. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to TortoiseGit and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to TortoiseGit are gitg, Sublime Merge, git-cola and Gittyup.

TortoiseGit 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 TortoiseGit.
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  • 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.

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    Almost everyone thinks SmartGit is a great alternative to TortoiseGit.
  2. 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.

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    Most users think GitKraken Client is a great alternative to TortoiseGit.

    Haven't integration with Nautilus, but is a very nice tool for manage git repositories with excellent interface, integration with GitHub, Bitbucket and more, very good for admin flow of git (branches, commits, 2+ remote repositories, a so on).

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    Missing features, like cherry pick, discard lines, blocks from staged files, etc...

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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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    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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    Open source, fully featured, simple and intuitive, lightweight.

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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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    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.

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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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    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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    Ungit

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

    Git GUI (WebUI).

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    Magit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • GNU Emacs

    Magit is a complete text-based user interface to Git. It fills the glaring gap between the Git command-line interface and various GUIs, letting you perform trivial as well as elaborate version control tasks with just a couple of mnemonic key presses.

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