Git branch statusbar plugin
This gEdit plugin shows the git branch for the file being edited on the status bar. The master branch now contains the plugin compatible with Gnome 3 and the new API. The gnome2 branch contains the old version.
On Ubuntu and Debian, just install the
msgfmt packages, then install as described below.
Install from sources
Either download the files (using the Downloads button) and uncompress to a folder, or clone the repository.
sudo make install to install.
Install as an Ubuntu package
You can add my Ubuntu PPA to add this plugin as a software package and receive updates.
On gEdit, go to Edit > Preferences, on the Plugins tab look for Git branch on status bar and mark the checkbox next to it to enable the plugin.
On the image above, the branch name is super-improved-look-branch.
Note that it currently supports English and Spanish.