sudo pip install mercurial
also [2013.11.19 08:18:13]
sudo pip install hg-git


be sure ~/.hgrc has:
hgext.bookmarks =
hggit =

cp ../charles/.hgignore .
download mercurial
install mercurial
open Terminal
which hg

Create a default .hgrc file:
vi ~/.hgrc

username = Firstname Lastname
ui.report_untrusted = False

This can be overridden on a repository by repository basis with the file:

if there is already an instance that you want to start from, go ahead and grab a copy using whatever version control system you like.

hg clone [source] [destination]

hg init