Ubuntu SmartGit Installation Procedure


Some Linux systems, e.g. Ubuntu or Fedora, let you install the Java Runtime
Environment with their usual installation tools. If your system does not offer
this option, please download the latest Java Runtime Environment (JRE) from

Follow Bellow Instructions:

and install it. It needs not be installed for the whole machine, a private Java
Runtime Environment in your home directory to run SmartGit is sufficient.

SmartGit itself does not need to be installed; just unpack it to your preferred
location and launch the bin/smartgit.sh script. It might be necessary to tell
SmartGit where it can find your Java Runtime Environment. Create the file
~/.smartgit/smartgit.vmoptions and add following line (change the path)