I finally got it installed after spending hours of web research. This is 
the command I had to use:

$ rpm -Uvh http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/centos/5/latest.rpm 

$ yum install --disableexcludes=main --enablerepo=webtatic git-all 

But then I get stuck on the next set of instructions:


first, $ sudo adduser git
results in:  sudo: useradd: command not found

someone on stackoverflow suggested I run this instead:
$sudo /usr/sbin/useradd git

that seemed to work, too bad it wasn't in the documentation. Each step here is 
taking many hours for me.

Next it says, "Next, you need to add some developer SSH public keys to the 
authorized_keys file for that user. Let’s assume you’ve received a few keys by 
e-mail and saved them to temporary files.:

Unfortunately I haven't received any by email. (??) I'm trying to set this up 
but this is a deadend for me. Over the years I've installed many complex web 
apps including Magento eCommerce, X-Cart, Kayako helpdesk, Xenforo and other 
forum systems, WordPress, and many other apps. Why can't installing Git be as 
easy as any of those? Keep in mind, Git can be used for documents and design 
files, not just for the source code of UNIX developers. Unlike many other web 
apps, it seems you have to be a very experienced UNIX sysadmin in order to get 
this software installed. 

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