gh is GitHub on the command line. It brings pull requests, issues, and other GitHub concepts to the terminal next to where you are already working with
git and your code.
GitHub CLI is available for repositories hosted on GitHub.com and GitHub Enterprise Server 2.20+, and to install on macOS, Windows, and Linux.
Read the official docs for usage and more information.
We want your feedback
We’d love to hear your feedback about
gh. If you spot bugs or have features that you’d really like to see in
gh, please check out the contributing page.
gh is available via Homebrew and MacPorts.
gh is available via scoop, Chocolatey, and as downloadable MSI.
scoop bucket add github-gh https://github.com/cli/scoop-gh.git scoop install gh
scoop update gh
MSI installers are available for download on the releases page.
Download packaged binaries from the releases page.
Build from source
See here on how to build GitHub CLI from source.
Comparison with hub
For many years, hub was the unofficial GitHub CLI tool.
gh is a new project that helps us explore
what an official GitHub CLI tool can look like with a fundamentally different design. While both
tools bring GitHub to the terminal,
hub behaves as a proxy to
gh is a standalone
tool. Check out our more detailed explanation to learn more.