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how to fix theia (the BYO ide) git not found error

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even if you follow the official (or my) install instructions to the letter to build your own (BYO) theia ide you may get still this error

$ ./theia/node_modules/.bin/theia start
root INFO Theia app listening on http://localhost:3000.
root ERROR Error: Git installation not found.
at ./node_modules/find-git-exec/lib/find-git-exec.js:69:69

its nothing to be scared of it just means i (or you) forgot to install git

if you are running linuxliteos or xubuntu just run

# aptitude install git

then restart theia

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