How to Install Git on Manjaro 18

Installing Git on Manjaro 18

Git is one of the most popular Version Control System (VCS) nowadays. Git used to share and collaborate on software development projects and mainly used for source code management. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to install Git on Manjaro 18.


Before you start installing Git on Manjaro 18. You must have the non-root user account on your Server or Desktop with sudo privileges.

Install Git on Manjaro

Now install Git by typing following command:

sudo pacman -S git

Confirm the installation and check the version executing the following command:

git --version

The output should be:

git version 2.24.1

Setting Up Git

To prevent warning every time you should configure it perfectly by using your Git information

Now set the global username for Git configuration typing:

git config --global "user_name"

Secondly set the global email for Git configuration typing:

git config --global "[email protected]"

You can also change the configurations by editing the .gitconfig file. Type the following command to edit the gitconfig file.

nano ~/.gitconfig

Edit the above file by setting Name and Email as given below.

        email = [email protected]
        name = user_name


Here we have successfully learned how to install Git on Manjaro 18. You have also learned how to set up Git to start working on the system. If You have any queries regarding this tutorial please don’t forget to comment below.