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GITG(1) User Commands GITG(1)

NAME

gitg - Git repository viewer

SYNOPSIS

gitg [OPTION]... [REPOSITORY]...

DESCRIPTION

gitg is a graphical user interface for git. It aims at being a small, fast and convenient tool to visualize the history of git repositories. Besides visualization, gitg also provides several utilities to manage your repository and commit your work.

OPTIONS

Help Options:
-h, --help
Show help options
--help-all
Show all help options
--help-gtk
Show GTK+ Options

Application Options:

-v, --version
Show the application?s version
--activity
Start gitg with a particular activity
-c, --commit
Start gitg with the commit activity (shorthand for --activity commit)
--no-wd
Do not try to load a repository from the current working directory
--standalone
Run gitg in standalone mode
--display=DISPLAY
X display to use
-a, --all
Select all commits by default in the history activity
-b, --branches
Select all branches by default in the history activity
-r, --remotes
Select all remotes by default in the history activity
-t, --tags
Select all tags by default in the history activity
-s, --select-reference=REFERENCE
Select the specified reference by default in the history activity

gitg will try to load any REPOSITORY passed as command line argument (multiple paths can be passed).

If no repository is specified, gitg will try to open the repository specified by the GIT_DIR environment variable; if GIT_DIR is not set gitg will try to open the repository at the current working directory.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

GIT_DIR
If the GIT_DIR environment variable is set, and no repositories have been passed as command line arguments, then it specifies a path to use instead of the default .git for the base of the repository.

AUTHORS

Jesse van den Kieboom <jesse@icecrew.nl>
Alberto Fanjul <albfan@gnome.org>
December 2018 gitg