Wednesday, September 28, 2016

How to install SmartGit 8.0.1 on Ubuntu 16.04

   SmartGit 8.0.1 is a Git client with support for GitHub Pull Requests+Comments and SVN. It runs on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux.  bug fix release fixes a couple of bugs.

SmartGit 8.0.1 Changelog
Fixed Bugs
  • Git:
    • Branches: misleading ahead/behind commit display in case of push.default branch != tracking branch
    • Commit:
      • false-positive "diverges remote branch" warning when trying to Commit&Push merge commit
      • flickering if spell-checker and line-length-guide want to highlight
    • Log: memory leak if having the Log window open for a long time
    • Refresh, File Monitor: smartgit.fileMonitor.excludeIgnoredDirectories=false does not work properly
    • Stash-on-demand: possible internal error related to progress display
  • SVN:
    • Journal: tracked/tracking display wrong (no jigsaw connection)
  • GitHub: - comment timestamp was not shown in current time-zone but GMT
  • - GUI:
    • Compare: internal error apply selection/lines for inserted block at end of file
    • Commit: file completion did not show anything if nothing matching was found
    • general dialogs: navigation with tab-key or default button (on OS X) did  not work correctly any more
Installation instructions: 

Open terminal and insert command line...

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi

$ wget

$ sudo gdebi smartgit-8_0_1.deb


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