Commit 1309a40b authored by Riyad Preukschas's avatar Riyad Preukschas
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Update installation guide

parent 65253017df68
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Install the required packages:
sudo apt-get install -y wget curl build-essential checkinstall libxml2-dev libxslt-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libreadline6-dev libc6-dev libssl-dev zlib1g-dev libicu-dev redis-server openssh-server git-core libyaml-dev postfix
sudo apt-get install -y build-essential zlib1g-dev libyaml-dev libssl-dev libgdbm-dev libreadline-dev libncurses5-dev libffi-dev wget curl git-core openssh-server redis-server postfix checkinstall libxml2-dev libxslt-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libicu-dev
Make sure you have the right version of Python installed.
# Install Python
sudo apt-get install python
# Make sure that Python is 2.x (3.x is not supported at the moment)
# Make sure that Python is 2.5+ (3.x is not supported at the moment)
python --version
# If it's Python 3 you might need to install Python 2 separately
......@@ -136,10 +136,10 @@ GitLab assumes *full and unshared* control over this Gitolite installation.
# ... and use it as the admin key for the Gitolite setup
sudo -u git -H sh -c "PATH=/home/git/bin:$PATH; gitolite setup -pk /home/git/"
Fix the directory permissions for the repository:
Fix the directory permissions for the repositories:
# Make sure the repositories dir is owned by git and it stays that way
sudo chmod -R ug+rwXs /home/git/repositories/
sudo chmod -R ug+rwXs,o-rwx /home/git/repositories/
sudo chown -R git:git /home/git/repositories/
## Test if everything works so far
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# host serving GitLab where necessary
sudo -u gitlab -H vim config/gitlab.yml
# Make sure GitLab can write to the log/ and tmp/ directories
sudo chown -R gitlab log/
sudo chown -R gitlab tmp/
sudo chmod -R u+rwX log/
sudo chmod -R u+rwX tmp/
# Copy the example Unicorn config
sudo -u gitlab -H cp config/unicorn.rb.example config/unicorn.rb
......@@ -209,7 +215,7 @@ used for the `email.from` setting in `config/gitlab.yml`)
sudo -u gitlab -H git config --global "GitLab"
sudo -u gitlab -H git config --global "gitlab@localhost"
## Setup GitLab hooks
## Setup GitLab Hooks
sudo cp ./lib/hooks/post-receive /home/git/.gitolite/hooks/common/post-receive
sudo chown git:git /home/git/.gitolite/hooks/common/post-receive
......@@ -227,7 +233,7 @@ Check if GitLab and its environment is configured correctly:
To make sure you didn't miss anything run a more thorough check with:
sudo -u gitlab -H bundle exec rake gitlab:app:status RAILS_ENV=production
sudo -u gitlab -H bundle exec rake gitlab:check RAILS_ENV=production
If you are all green: congratulations, you successfully installed GitLab!
Although this is the case, there are still a few steps to go.
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Start your GitLab instance:
sudo service gitlab start
# or
sudo /etc/init.d/gitlab restart
# 7. Nginx
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