this is the version that I want to clone :
You cannot directly clone a tree you have to first take the full repository then checkout the commit you want.
For the 0.16.1 version execute these commands in a shell:
git clone https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin git checkout dac5d68
more informations here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/43411941/i-cannot-clone-git-tree
git checkout v0.16.1Sep 7, 2019 at 17:21