Upgrading git from the source repository in Ubuntu

I want to upgrade git using the source repository in Ubuntu. As you note, the last stable version is the 2.0.2, but I have the 1.9.4.

I cloned the git repo, but I’m not sure how to continue.

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  • One Solution collect form web for “Upgrading git from the source repository in Ubuntu”

    2.0.2 has been uploaded 3 days ago in this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~git-core/+archive/ubuntu/ppa

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa

    But if this isn’t what you want, and you have clone the git repo, then

    sudo apt-get install libcurl4-gnutls-dev libexpat1-dev gettext libz-dev libssl-dev bzip2
    cd /path/to/local/clone/of/git
    sudo make install
    Git Baby is a git and github fan, let's start git clone.