How to install git

Login to your account via a shell session. If shell is not enabled on your account send an email to support@vervehosting.com and request that it be enabled.

You should also ask to be added to the compiler access group.

Download the latest version of git:
wget https://git-core.googlecode.com/files/git-1.8.3.4.tar.gz

Unzip the file:
tar zxvf git-1.8.3.4.tar.gz

cd git-1.8.3.4

./configure --prefix=/home/$USER

make

make install

echo 'PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin' >> $HOME/.bashrc

source $HOME/.bashrc