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Git Command Not Found

  • Posted April 6, 2014

I’m trying to follow the tutorials to use git (https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-use-git-effectively) on my droplet, but I can’t ‘git init’ because it says git command not found. When I try to install git (https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-install-git-on-ubuntu-12-04) it says apt-get command not found. Why is this happening?

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This happens when the apt utility is not present in your machine. <br>1. install apt as a root user <br>http://askubuntu.com/questions/401876/apt-get-command-not-found <br> <br>2. then follow the command to install git

I think, you need “super user” to run “apt-get” command, for example: <br> <br>sudo apt-get update <br> <br>or run normaly as “root”: <br> <br>apt-get update <br> <br>- To get “root” you can use command: <br> <br>sudo su

Are you running on Ubuntu? Apt-Get is part of Ubuntu’s core OS and there is no real way to uninstall it nor install it. It almost sounds as if you are running another OS. Could you run the follow and post it back <br> <br>unmae -a <br>cat /etc/lsb-release <br>file apt-get <br>dpkg -l apt <br>echo $PATH