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
sudo apt-get install gitlab-ce
If you are having issues downloading the package, then try this method using
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/myppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install apt-fast
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, now you can visit your private GitLab, and start pushing your code.
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