Installing and setting up Jenkins

Previously, we saw how to install UnxUtils to ensure the Jenkins works correctly on a Windows machine. Here we will look at installing and setting up Jenkins. Browse to the Jenkins website, https://jenkins.io/download/, and click the red Download Jenkins button at the top. Then choose either the LTS or Weekly Release, click the white down arrow next to the version […]

Installing UnxUtils on Windows

This is only a short post covering the installation of UnxUtils. I previously covered installing Git and following this post will be how to install and configure Jenkins. Jenkins requires some Unix utilities to work so it is advised to install UnxUtils which can be downloaded from https://sourceforge.net/projects/unxutils/. Once downloaded, extract the files from the ZIP folder and put them […]

Install Git binaries on Windows

Steps to install the Git binaries on a Windows operating system, in this case Windows 8.1. Browse to https://git-scm.com/downloads and download the appropriate version for your operating system. Click through the licence agreement. Select the folder to install Git to. Deselect “Associate .sh files to be run with Bash” as we’ll be using a separate instance of Bash to run […]