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Git Essentials - Second Edition by Ferdinando Santacroce

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Installing Git on Windows

While clicking on the Download button on http://git-scm.com, you will automatically download Git in either the x86 or the x64 variant. I won't go into too much detail about the installation process itself, as it is trivial; I will only provide a few recommendations in the following screenshots:

Enabling Windows Explorer integration is generally useful; you will benefit from a convenient way to open a Git prompt in any folder by right-clicking on the contextual menu.

You should also enable Git to be used in the classic DOS command prompt, as shown in the following screenshot:

Git is provided with an embedded, Windows-compatible ...

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