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Bazaar Version Control by Janos Gyerik

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Chapter 1. Getting Started

This chapter will get you started with the concept of version control, and explain why it is indispensable for anybody working with files, regardless of the project. It will introduce the core features of version control in general, and the basics and key differences between centralized, and distributed version control. Finally, we will get Bazaar up and running on your system, learn the very basics of the command-line and graphical interfaces, and how to get help using the built-in documentation.

The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • What is a version control system and why you should care
  • What is centralized version control
  • What is distributed version control
  • What is Bazaar
  • How to install Bazaar and its plugins ...

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