Git CLI installation on Mac OS X

The purpose of this section is to guide you to install the Git CLI in your development environment.

Git is responsible for everything GitHub-related that happens locally on your computer.

Latest current version is available at:

Select the Download for Mac button:

Open your Downloads folder and double clic on the git-2.10.1-intel-universal-mavericks.dmg file.

Then, double-click the package in the disk image hat has been mounted on the desktop.

This installs git to /usr/local/git, and places symlinks into /usr/local/bin and /usr/share/man/.

If you see the following error message that prevents you from installing the Git CLI:

You need to modify temporarily the system preferences.

In System Preferences, click on the Security & Privacy icon (General Tab).

You should see the following info:

Click the Open Anyway button. The installer should start now:

Select all default installation steps until completion:

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