How to install Gitlab in Ubuntu 14.04

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What is Gitlab

GitLab is a web-based Git repository manager with wiki and issue tracking features.

How to install Gitlab in Ubuntu 14.04

0. Install Dependencies

apt-get update
apt-get install curl openssh-server ca-certificates postfix

1. Add Gitlab Repository

curl | sudo bash

2. Install Gitlab

apt-get install gitlab-ce

3. Configure and Start Gitlab

vim /etc/gitlab/gitlab.rb

Uncommented the configure some like this:

external_url "//"
gitlab_rails['gitlab_email_from'] = "[email protected]"
gitlab_rails['gitlab_support_email'] = "[email protected]"
gitlab-ctl reconfigure

4. Open web browser and login with default credentials

Username: root 
Password: 5iveL!fe


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