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What is SVN? And how can I download files from SVN?

I have the following link http://code.google.com/p/oolongengine/source/checkout I don't know how can I download files from here. Please guide me.

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SVN is short for Subversion. I believe that the most popular Subversion client for Windows is TortoiseSVN. You can then use a context menu in Windows Explorer in a directory of your choice to download the source code from whatever Subversion URL you want, or http://oolongengine.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/ in your case.

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I've voted you up, but be wary of the fact that Google Code may ask for credentials, or want you to use HTTPS. I know Tortoise prompts for credentials, but for a beginner, it's something to keep in mind. –  user3463 Feb 3 '11 at 5:45
    
Thanks for the note! I'm not too familiar with Google Code either, so that's good to know. –  farfromhome Feb 3 '11 at 5:49
    
I have downloaded and installed TortoiseSVN but when I open Internet explorer and right click on the folder, I don't see any command related to TortoiseSVN. –  Siddiqui Feb 3 '11 at 6:14
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Just to make sure, you installed the correct version for your architecture, right? If you have 64-bit Windows, you must use 64-bit TortoiseSVN for the shell extensions to work. The other thing you might try is see if Checkout is in the File menu in Explorer. Also, note that you must use Windows Explorer (the file manager), not Internet Explorer (the browser). –  farfromhome Feb 3 '11 at 6:59
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