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The Bitnami GitLab Community Edition Stack provides a one-click install solution for GitLab Community Edition. Download virtual machines or run your own GitLab Community Edition server in the cloud.

Bitnami GitLab Community Edition is an open source, cloud-based Git repository and version control system used by thousands of organizations worldwide. Written in Ruby, GitLab Community Edition includes a host of features that enable software development teams to consolidate source code, track and manage releases, increase code quality, deploy code changes, and track the evolution of software over time.

Also included in the GitLab Community Edition stack is a fully functional Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) system that can build, test, and deploy software updates as your team produces new code. Supporting the CI/CD functionality of GitLab is a private registry for Docker containers, enabling teams to streamline updates for production deployments that are running on a microservices architecture.

Bitnami Virtual Machines contain a minimal Linux operating system with GitLab Community Edition installed and configured. This enables you to run the application without actually installing it on your computer. It's completely isolated from other software installed on your machine and makes an ideal sandbox for your project.

Using the Bitnami Virtual Machine image requires hypervisor software such as VMware Player or VirtualBox. Both of these hypervisors are available free of charge. After installing your preferred hypervisor, download and extract the Bitnami Virtual Machine by following the instructions in our getting started guide for VMware or VirtualBox.


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The Bitnami GitLab Community Edition stack uses the standard GitLab Omnibus package, enabling easy updates- simply access the machine via secure shell, run a simple update command, and the application updates itself!

Key features of GitLab Community Edition include

  • Efficiently manage repositories with forking, conflict resolution for merges, quick commit-reverts, and groups consisting of multiple people sharing a namespace for projects
  • Issue board for managing, organizing, and visualizing agile software projects
  • Fully functional CI/CD, with versioned build script, build pipelines, container registry for Docker images, and deployment to multiple environments
  • Mattermost-based messaging built in for chat-ops
  • GitLab Web Editor enables editing of merge requests, files, and directories from the web interface
  • Secure authentication with LDAP and Active Directory, two-factor auth, and CAS integration
  • Deep integration with existing tools like JIRA, and the ability to configure an external PostgreSQL database using the Omnibus package

Why use the Bitnami GitLab Community Edition Stack?

Bitnami makes it easy to run GitLab Community Edition in the cloud, locally or virtually. The Bitnami GitLab Community Edition Stack is:

  • Up-to-date

    We track every release of GitLab Community Edition and update our stack shortly after it's released.

  • Secure

    If serious security issues are discovered, we provide new versions of GitLab Community Edition as soon as possible, often within hours of the availability of a fix.

  • Consistent

    With Bitnami, you get the same software stack and configuration regardless of where you are deploying GitLab Community Edition or other Bitnami Applications. This makes it easy to migrate between different platforms.

With the Bitnami GitLab Community Edition Stack compiling, configuring and all of its dependencies are taken care of, so it works out-of-the-box.

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  1. Bitnami GitLab Community Edition 5

    Ubuntu 14.4.3

    by Maurizio Omissoni on

    I tried to install gitlab with your bitnami-gitlab-7.14.3-1-linux-x64-installer.run file on an updated fresh installed ubuntu server 14.4.3.

    In the end of the installation occurs errors like:

    Error running su gitlab_ci -s /bin/sh bla bla : Permission denied.

    1 out of 3 people found this helpful.

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  2. Bitnami GitLab Community Edition 5

    Only problem to not specifie DISQUE DATA

    by Hamza BENALI on

    Awesome, but i would like to know is there anyway to mention the datastorage that will be affected to the VM since de begining.

    Thanks.

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  3. Bitnami GitLab Community Edition 5

    Not often I give a review

    by Joshua Tollefson on

    I just wanted to stop in and say. "Thanks for making it so easy to start a git server." I personally have the technical expertise to put a git server together and have thought of doing it many times for my own personal use. But, with family and a job it's hard to find time to do the little things like that. Having a prebuilt VM available that I can slap into VirtualBox and run within 5 minutes makes time a non-issue. Thanks again!!

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  4. Bitnami GitLab Community Edition 5

    Simply Awesome way to use gitlab

    by Ajith Adapa on

    GITLAB with bitnami is simply awesome but ..

    I need a simple way to even update to new versions of GITLAB without any pains ... come on guys that would be more value added and fun for to use so

    13 out of 13 people found this helpful.

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  5. Bitnami GitLab Community Edition 5

    Great tool for hosting version control

    by garima Agal on

    Enjoy vcs hosted on local machine and allow others to contribute into your project.. Yes, this feeling will motivate you. You will get this by using GITLAB. Awesome tool to have local vcs.

    9 out of 9 people found this helpful.

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