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== Sid/Stretch ==
Gitlab is available in debian sid/unstable right now and is expected to be shipped with stretch.
Debian is running its own Instance of Gitlab under [[https://salsa.debian.org]], which is not based on the packaged version.
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== Jessie ==
You can install gitlab package on jessie from unofficial personal repo -> https://people.debian.org/~praveen/gitlab/ provided by current maintainer of gitlab package in debian. Since the number of new packages required for supporting jessie-backports is huge, it will not be available via official jessie-backports. This unofficial personal repo will receive updates till stretch release.
== Stretch ==
Gitlab 8.13.11 is available in stretch.

{{{
# apt-get install gitlab
}}}

== Sid/experimental/personal ==
Updating gitlab to 9.x series is in progress and early versions are available from https://people.debian.org/~praveen/gitlab for testing.
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Gitlab is a git front end with repository management, graphs, links, goodies, commands to run, and review capabilities similar in feel to a self hosted github.

Debian is running its own Instance of Gitlab under https://salsa.debian.org, which is not based on the packaged version.

Stretch

Gitlab 8.13.11 is available in stretch.

# apt-get install gitlab

Sid/experimental/personal

Updating gitlab to 9.x series is in progress and early versions are available from https://people.debian.org/~praveen/gitlab for testing.

Omnibus Packages

Note: this section is about installation of upstream-provided unofficial packages.

Install

all actions are performed under root user, in ~ unless otherwise noted.

Step 1

navigate to https://www.gitlab.com/downloads/ and copy down the link to the debian deb package.

as of this writing @ june, 5, 2014

run

Step 2

run

  • dpkg -i gitlab*

Step 3

i got errors 1st time around 2nd time around gitlab looked like it set everything and ran well.

To avoid errors, execute /opt/gitlab/embedded/bin/runsvdir-start for one minute, more or less (tested in 7.9.0 and 7.9.1 omnibus versions).

run

  • gitlab-ctl reconfigure

to verify that things are running

run

  • gitlab-ctl status

Step 4

navigate to your servers ip address or domain name, and login as:

user: root password: 5iveL!fe

External Resources

https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/omnibus-gitlab/blob/master/README.md