I want a tool for Linux, similar to Git Extension, that has the following features:

  • pull and push code by using right click on the root folder of the project
  • the ability to see the changes and to stage and unstage
  • the ability to stash and unstash changes.
  • Starred, good question. I don't think that tool exists. – 59507 Oct 15 '19 at 20:51
  • A stand-alone tool is OK? Git Cola should cover that. Or shall it integrate with your favorite file manager? Then please edit your question and specify. – Izzy Oct 15 '19 at 20:55

You can use Visual Studio Code and the popular community extension GitLens.


Supercharge the Git capabilities built into Visual Studio Code — Visualize code authorship at a glance via Git blame annotations and code lens, seamlessly navigate and explore Git repositories, gain valuable insights via powerful comparison commands, and so much more.

It gives you a complex editor view, and a right-click menu like this:

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