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Install Git binaries on Windows

20/07/2016

Steps to install the Git binaries on a Windows operating system, in this case Windows 8.1.

Browse to https://git-scm.com/downloads and download the appropriate version for your operating system.

Downloading Git

Click through the licence agreement.

Git Information

Select the folder to install Git to.

Git Set Destination Folder

Deselect “Associate .sh files to be run with Bash” as we’ll be using a separate instance of Bash to run the scripts. Click Next.

Git Start Menu Folder

Click Next.

Git Path Environment

Click Next.

Git SSH Executable

Click Next.

Git Line Ending Conversions

Click Next.

Choose your preference on terminal emulator and click Next.

Git Terminal Emulator

Click Install.

Git Extra Options

Click Finish.

Git Completing Setup

Now you can test that Git has installed correctly. Open a DOS command prompt and type “git”.

Git Dos Prompt

That’s all there is to it. This post will form part of a series where we get a Jenkins-based automated build process up and running.

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