Commit 2df8a91c authored by Patricio Cano's avatar Patricio Cano
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Rephrased wording in the documentation to say "installation from source"...

Rephrased wording in the documentation to say "installation from source" instead of  "manual installation" or similar.
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## Installation
The recommended way to install GitLab is using the provided [Omnibus packages](https://about.gitlab.com/downloads/). Compared to a manual installation, this is faster and less error prone. Just select your operating system, download the respective package (Debian or RPM) and install it using the system's package manager.
The recommended way to install GitLab is using the provided [Omnibus packages](https://about.gitlab.com/downloads/). Compared to an installation from source, this is faster and less error prone. Just select your operating system, download the respective package (Debian or RPM) and install it using the system's package manager.
There are various other options to install GitLab, please refer to the [installation page on the GitLab website](https://about.gitlab.com/installation/) for more information.
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## Upgrading
For updating the Omnibus installation please see the [update documentation](https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/omnibus-gitlab/blob/master/doc/update.md). For manual installations there is an [upgrader script](doc/update/upgrader.md) and there are [upgrade guides](doc/update) detailing all necessary commands to migrate to the next version.
For updating the Omnibus installation please see the [update documentation](https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/omnibus-gitlab/blob/master/doc/update.md). For installations from source there is an [upgrader script](doc/update/upgrader.md) and there are [upgrade guides](doc/update) detailing all necessary commands to migrate to the next version.
## Install a development environment
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## Administrator documentation
- [Install](install/README.md) Requirements, directory structures and manual installation.
- [Install](install/README.md) Requirements, directory structures and installation from source.
- [Integration](integration/README.md) How to integrate with systems such as JIRA, Redmine, LDAP and Twitter.
- [Raketasks](raketasks/README.md) Backups, maintenance, automatic web hook setup and the importing of projects.
- [Custom git hooks](hooks/custom_hooks.md) Custom git hooks (on the filesystem) for when web hooks aren't enough.
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1. Pick a project that needs a custom git hook.
1. On the GitLab server, navigate to the project's repository directory.
For a manual install the path is usually
For an installation from source the path is usually
`/home/git/repositories/<group>/<project>.git`. For Omnibus installs the path is
usually `/var/opt/gitlab/git-data/repositories/<group>/<project>.git`.
1. Create a new directory in this location called `custom_hooks`.
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## Consider the Omnibus package installation
Since a manual installation is a lot of work and error prone we strongly recommend the fast and reliable [Omnibus package installation](https://about.gitlab.com/downloads/) (deb/rpm).
Since an installation from source is a lot of work and error prone we strongly recommend the fast and reliable [Omnibus package installation](https://about.gitlab.com/downloads/) (deb/rpm).
## Select Version to Install
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- FreeBSD
On the above unsupported distributions is still possible to install GitLab yourself.
Please see the [manual installation guide](https://github.com/gitlabhq/gitlabhq/blob/master/doc/install/installation.md) and the [unofficial installation guides](https://github.com/gitlabhq/gitlab-public-wiki/wiki/Unofficial-Installation-Guides) on the public wiki for more information.
Please see the [installation from source guide](https://github.com/gitlabhq/gitlabhq/blob/master/doc/install/installation.md) and the [unofficial installation guides](https://github.com/gitlabhq/gitlab-public-wiki/wiki/Unofficial-Installation-Guides) on the public wiki for more information.
### Non-Unix operating systems such as Windows
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Please be informed that a backup does not store your configuration files.
If you use an Omnibus package please see the [instructions in the readme to backup your configuration](https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/omnibus-gitlab/blob/master/README.md#backup-and-restore-omnibus-gitlab-configuration).
If you have a cookbook installation there should be a copy of your configuration in Chef.
If you have a manual installation please consider backing up your `gitlab.yml` file, any SSL keys and certificates, and your [SSH host keys](https://superuser.com/questions/532040/copy-ssh-keys-from-one-server-to-another-server/532079#532079).
If you have an installation from source, please consider backing up your `gitlab.yml` file, any SSL keys and certificates, and your [SSH host keys](https://superuser.com/questions/532040/copy-ssh-keys-from-one-server-to-another-server/532079#532079).
## Restore a previously created backup
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- For omnibus-gitlab, it is located at: `/var/opt/gitlab/git-data/repositories` by default, unless you changed
it in the `/etc/gitlab/gitlab.rb` file.
- For manual installations, it is usually located at: `/home/git/repositories` or you can see where
- For installations from source, it is usually located at: `/home/git/repositories` or you can see where
your repositories are located by looking at `config/gitlab.yml` under the `gitlab_shell => repos_path` entry.
New folder needs to have git user ownership and read/write/execute access for git user and its group:
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$ sudo gitlab-rake gitlab:import:repos
```
#### Manual Installation
#### Installation from source
Before running this command you need to change the directory to where your GitLab installation is located:
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- [Omnibus update guide](https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/omnibus-gitlab/blob/master/doc/update.md) contains the steps needed to update a GitLab [package](https://about.gitlab.com/downloads/).
## Manual Installation
## Installation from source
- [The individual upgrade guides](https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/tree/master/doc/update) are for those who have installed GitLab manually.
- [The individual upgrade guides](https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/tree/master/doc/update) are for those who have installed GitLab from source.
- [The CE to EE update guides](https://gitlab.com/subscribers/gitlab-ee/tree/master/doc/update) are for subscribers of the Enterprise Edition only. The steps are very similar to a version upgrade: stop the server, get the code, update config files for the new functionality, install libs and do migrations, update the init script, start the application and check the application status.
- [Upgrader](upgrader.md) is an automatic ruby script that performs the update for manual installations.
- [Upgrader](upgrader.md) is an automatic ruby script that performs the update for installations from source.
- [Patch versions](patch_versions.md) guide includes the steps needed for a patch version, eg. 6.2.0 to 6.2.1.
## Miscellaneous
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