GitLab CE (Community Edition) is an open-source self-hosted Git Server that can be hosted on any server that meets its requirements. It’s easy to install and set up. It gives you the freedom you want with your Git repository and projects.
You can install GitLab on your Ubuntu Server by following the steps below.
If you are planning to get a VPS that will host your GitLab server, I recommend Digital Ocean.
We are installing dependencies used by GitLab.
We are installing GitLab repository.
If you are having issues downloading the package, then try this method using.
Now download the GitLab package with
sudo apt-fast gitlab-ce
Once this is done. You can configure GitLab.
sudo gitlab-ctl reconfigure
The default user account credentials are:
It’s ready, and now you can visit your private GitLab and start pushing your code.
Thank you for reading.
Have a question? Leave a comment below.
I compiled a list of software and services that I use to improve my workflow, here is the link to the list.