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TortoiseHg is a Mercurial Version Control plugin for Nautilus File Manager.  Above is a picture of Nautilus on the left and the File History option from TortoiseHg on the right.  With a right click in Nautilus you will see several other options.  It gives you the complete feature set of Mercurial in a graphic environment integrated into Nautilus.

Here is the TortoiseHg Home Page:     http://tortoisehg.bitbucket.org/


Here is a nice video on installing both Mercurial Version Control and TortoiseHG:  http://blog.ragingfx.com/mercurial-with-tortoisehg-installation-ubuntu

Information on repository here:      https://launchpad.net/~tortoisehg-ppa/+archive/releases

I assume that you have already installed Mercurial.  If not see the above video or my Mercurial chapter.

Open a terminal and type:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tortoisehg-ppa/releases

enter Password, then

sudo apt-get update


sudo apt-get install tortoisehg tortoisehg-nautilus


goto System>Synaptic Package Manager and find the entry for Tortoisehg-Nautilus

check the box to mark for installation

it will show dependencies for Tortoisehg, python-nautilus, and python-iniparse

click apply


Here is a quick start guide:  http://tortoisehg.bitbucket.org/manual/1.0/quick.html

Here is the manual:  http://tortoisehg.bitbucket.org/manual/1.0/index.html

Here is a nice video on using TortoiseHg (windows based but basically  the same as Linux):  http://blog.ragingfx.com/mercurial-with-tortoisehg-the-basics

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