How to setup local cvs environment in ubuntu

For development, repository is very important. In this respect CVS has been playing a very good roles over development arena.

The Concurrent Versions System (CVS), also known as the Concurrent Versioning System, is a client-server free software revision control system in the field of software development. Version control system software keeps track of all work and all changes in a set of files, and allows several developers (potentially widely separated in space and/or time) to collaborate. Dick Grune developed CVS as a series of shell scripts in July 1986. There was a similar system available earlier in the mid-70’s developed by John Humbert.

Now, I will discuss how to setup cvs environment in ubuntu
At, First you have to open system->Administration->Synaptic Package Manager. Search “CVS” and mark it for install. Complete the installation process by click apply button.

Now you can follow this:

command for local cvs environment

Now, you can access local cvs using netbeans or other IDE. In netbeans, cvs root like following


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