Git history browsing can be easier with a GUI, which are available for most platforms. Git installs can come with a GUI by default. However, many package managers make the GUI a separate install to save considerable time and space on cloud servers, virtual machines and similar. Here are a few example commands to install gitk, a basic Git history browser:
brew install git-gui
apt install gitkor
dnf install gitkor similar
- Windows: Git install comes with “gitk”
For those using GitHub, GitHub Desktop is a popular Git GUI.