Git is a distributed file version control and collaboration system. The project was created by Linus Torvalds to manage the development of the Linux kernel. To date, supported by Junio Hamano (Junio C. Hamano). Examples of projects that use Git today are the Linux kernel, Cairo, GNU Core Utilities, Mesa, Wine, and some GNU / Linux distributions. The program is free and released under the GNU GPL version 2 license.