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Setup your own private GitHub server using GitLab and Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS I’m the first to admit that I absolutely love writing code and applications, I’m also a huge fan of GitHub, GitHub is a fantastic tool for hosting and collaborating on public projects such as open-source projects however and although you can pay to enable you to host private Git repositories on GitHub if you have more than a few you’ll soon start paying big bucks! Recently I found a fantastic ‘clone’ of GitHub, it’s called GitLab and pretty much has all the features that GitHub does and like GitHub, GitLab is written in Ruby (on Rails). In this blog post, I will demonstrate how to configure you’re own GitLab server specifically on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS – for those that follow my blog posts quite closely you’ll not doubt of realised by now that I do love Ubuntu Server (I prefer the debian based distros over the likes of the RedHat derivatives!) Lets get going… From the console of your server we need to download and install some initial packages, execute the following commands: