In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Gitea on Debian 9. We’ll also show you how to deploy the Gitea git service on a Debian 9 VPS.
Gitea is a free, open-source, and lightweight version control system written in Golang. It is a self-hosted git service and an alternative solution to GitHub, Bitbucket, and Gitlab. Its main aim is to provide the easiest way of setting up a self-hosted Git service. It runs on multiple platforms including Linux, macOS, and Windows. Gitea also supports several database systems, including SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL out of the box. Installing Gitea on Debian 9, should take no more than 10 minutes. Let’s get started.