I would like to install Mercurial on a Linux system where I don't have
It is very easy to compile and install Mercurial in your home directory, I've done so myself.
This linked wiki-post will certainly provide some aid if you have questions;
make install-home to install
hg to your home directory, it'll put the binary file in ~/bin and associative files in ~/lib.
When uninstalling or upgrading to a new version you could either delete the files that the makefile have put in, or let
make install-home (if upgrading) overwrite the existing files.
Make sure to update your
$PATH after installation so that it includes
Following the link below will lead you to the download section of Mercurial. There you'll be able to find installation bundles for Windows that doesn't require administration rights.