To install Git, simply go to the URL mentioned earlier and download the
.exe file for Windows, or on Ubuntu, run the following command:
sudo apt-get install git
For other flavors of Linux, check the package management system. Having installed Git, you now need to set up a new project within RStudio. A version control with Git (or SVN, a different version control system, which we will not consider here) is only possible when we use a project within RStudio.
Using projects in RStudio is a way to organize your work. Each project has its own working directory with a separate R session, workspace, console input history, and open editor tabs (among other things). Each time a project is opened, each ...