Setup 

Coursier 

Giter8 and other Scala command line tools can be installed using Coursier. See the coursier installation instruction to add it to your path. Once cs is on your path, you can install giter8 with this command:

$ cs install giter8

and update it using:

$ cs update g8

Manual 

It’s possible to manually download and install giter8 directly from Maven Central:

$ curl https://repo1.maven.org/maven2/org/foundweekends/giter8/giter8-bootstrap_2.12/0.13.1/giter8-bootstrap_2.12-0.13.1.sh > ~/bin/g8
$ chmod +x ~/bin/g8

Replace ~/bin/ with anything that is on your PATH. To make sure everything is working, try running g8 with no parameters, you should see

Error: Missing argument <template>
Try --help for more information.