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GitLab CE on Ubuntu

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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 setup, 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

Installing dependencies used by GitLab.

``` sudo apt-get install curl openssh-server ca-certificates postfix ```
Installing GitLab repository.
``` curl https://packages.gitlab.com/install/repositories/gitlab/gitlab-ce/script.deb.sh | sudo bash ```
Installing GitLab
``` sudo apt-get install gitlab-ce ```
If you are having issues downloading the package, then try this method using `apt-fast`.
``` sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/myppa

sudo apt-get update


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sudo apt-get install apt-fast  
Now download the GitLab package with `apt-fast`.
``` sudo apt-fast gitlab-ce ```
Once this is done. You can configure GitLab.
``` sudo gitlab-ctl reconfigure ```
The default user account credentials are:

username: root

password: 5iveL!fe

It’s ready, now you can visit your private GitLab, and start pushing your code.

Thank your for reading.

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