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Deploy the GitKraken Git GUI with Bitbucket

Join leading organizations using Bitbucket with GitKraken

Streamline your workflow with Bitbucket and the GitKraken Git GUI. Whether your teams use Bitbucket.org or Bitbucket Server, these tips and resources will help you successfully deploy and scale Git across your organization.

More than 20,000 organizations rely on GitKraken

Select your Bitbucket deployment to get started with GitKraken free

If you’re able to access the Internet, the GitKraken Git GUI is free to download on Windows, Mac and Linux. To integrate with private repos on Bitbucket.org, upgrade to a paid GitKraken Git GUI plan.

If you’re in a disconnected or firewalled environment, the GitKraken Git GUI can be self-hosted on your own servers or installed as a stand-alone client.

Why do teams use Bitbucket and the GitKraken Git GUI?

Migrating to Git as your distributed version control system will improve the overall efficiency of your development teams, but initially, developers will face a steep learning curve. Failure to address this challenge often results in increased time to ship your code and decreased code stability. In this white paper, you’ll learn how to tackle this challenge head-on! We’ll share best practices for how tens-of-thousands of teams have successfully deployed Git, Bitbucket and the GitKraken Git GUI across their organizations.

This white paper covers the following topics:

  • Benefits of Git
  • Migrating to Git from other source control methods
  • Challenges developers face adopting Git
  • Training and educational resources for learning Git
  • Best practices for large scale deployments of Git, Bitbucket and the GitKraken Git GUI
  • How to deploy the GitKraken Git GUI with Bitbucket to enhance your workflow
  • Maintaining security standards with Stand-Alone & Self-Hosted
  • Best practices for deploying Stand-Alone & Self-Hosted

How to use Bitbucket with the GitKraken Git GUI

If your team is using Bitbucket.org or Bitbucket Server to host your repositories, the GitKraken Git GUI can help streamline your workflow and make working with Git much more intuitive! Distribute this tutorial video to your team, and you’ll have everyone up and running with Git, Bitbucket and the GitKraken Git GUI in half an hour.

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This video covers the following topics; use the links to quickly jump ahead:

  • Authenticating with Bitbucket (1:55)
  • Generating an SSH key with GitKraken (3:28)
  • Setting up Bitbucket Server integration (6:26)
  • Opening an existing repo (9:15)
  • Cloning a repository (10:14)
  • Making a change, staging and committing (12:07)
  • Working with remote repositories (17:21)
  • Pulling a change from a Bitbucket remote (19:19)
  • Undo (23:00)
  • Creating a feature branch and pull request (25:26)

Select your Bitbucket deployment to get started with GitKraken free

If you’re able to access the Internet, the GitKraken Git GUI is free to download on Windows, Mac and Linux. To integrate with private repos on Bitbucket.org, upgrade to a paid GitKraken Git GUI plan.

If you’re in a disconnected or firewalled environment, the GitKraken Git GUI can be self-hosted on your own servers or installed as a stand-alone client.

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