Oh GitHub is being very shitty again? I should finally move my code somewhere else 🤔
Whats the easiest way of getting my own Gitlab instance? Or are there better alternatives?


Ah ok, looks like Gitea is the way to go. What if I don't want to admin a server myself? Any good services for that?

@ConnyDuck i used docker and its p much just plug & play, no complicated setup or administration. gitlab has more features, but needs a stronger machine and is very bloated with shit nobody uses

@dansup @ConnyDuck @tklk Gitea is made for self-hosting, and it's really easy to do so. The only public Gitea instance I know of is codeberg.org/

Hey @ConnyDuck :wave:

I'm one of the project leads of Gitea, and can help if you have any questions. Like @trwnh said, codeberg.org is a great option (I think they have a fediverse presence as well, but I don't know if off top of my head). Codeberg is a non-profit org, and one of their founding members is a gitea maintainer. git.teknik.io is probably the biggest public install of Gitea. As well as we have gitea.com.


@codeberg @ConnyDuck Any chance codeberg is planning to do hosted git as a service? Like masto.host for Gitea? Setup a VPS with Gitea in a few clicks managed by Codeberg. I think there's some interest in that, at least if you're not hosted in the US.

@stevenroose @ConnyDuck can you share some more background? What would be the use case for independent (non-shared, non-federated gitea instances)?

Well, we hope they will federatie in the future.
The use case would be that with regular backups the instance could be moved to another service provider easily. Plus they can be hosted on a custom domain and branded custom for the project.

@ConnyDuck have a look at sr.ht. After the beta phase they require you to pay (very moderate amount).

@ConnyDuck Nice!! Looking forward to contribute to Tusky on Gitea maybe?

@melunaka for now it will be only for me to try it out, but yes maybe

@ConnyDuck I've lost my motivation after an error on my first attempt and 5 min of work. 🤷🏻‍♂️

@ConnyDuck There is! @codeberg is a not-for-profit Git hosting service based on Gitea. Definitely a worthy home for Tusky.

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