Ungit is the easiets way to use GIT. It is great tool that visiually represents your repository and completly removes the learning curve with GIT. It uses node.js and is available via npm.
Requires node.js (≥ 0.10), npm (≥ 1.3.1, comes with node.js) and git (≥ 1.8.x). To install ungit just type:
NOTE: If your system requires root access to install global npm packages, make sure you use the -H flag: