Gitolite Alternatives

    Gitolite is described as 'allows you to setup git hosting on a central server, with fine-grained access control and many more powerful features' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Gitolite for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Windows. The best alternative is GitHub, which is free. Other great apps like Gitolite are GitLab (Freemium, Open Source), Gitea (Free, Open Source), Bitbucket (Freemium) and SourceForge (Free).

    This page was last updated May 25, 2020

    1. GitHub is a web-based hosting service for projects that use the Git revision control system. It is written in Ruby on Rails by Logical Awesome developers Chris Wanstrath, PJ Hyett, and Tom Preston-Werner.
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      GitHub vs Gitolite opinions
      This alternative is disputed. GitHub is still a legitimate alternative to Gitolite, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      github is a service, gitolite alternatives are those that allow one to create such service
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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      GitHub is proprietary software that you can't really install on your own server.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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    2. Web-based git repository management with wiki, code reviews, issue-tracking and CI/CD pipeline.
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    3. Gitea is a community managed fork of Gogs, lightweight code hosting solution written in Go and published under the MIT license.
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    4. Code collaboration version control. Offers hosted (freemium) for limited (5) users, and a commercial self-hosted for a subscription. Free licenses are available for qualified open source projects, nonprofits, and classrooms.
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    5. SourceForge empowers open source developers to create powerful software and share it with the world. They also feature a business software comparison directory that lists over 50,000 software titles.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Go (Programming Language)
      • Cloudron
      The easiest, fastest, and most painless way of setting up a self-hosted Git service. With Go, this can be done with an independent binary distribution across ALL platforms that Go supports, including Linux, Mac OS X, Windows and ARM. Also has been forked as...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Scala
      GitBucket is the easily installable open-source GitHub clone written with Scala. It provides GitHub like UI and features such as Git repository hosting via HTTP and SSH, repository viewer, issues, wiki and pull request.
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    6. NotABug.org is a free Git source code hosting service, much like GitHub & GitLab.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Online
      • BSD
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Visual Studio Code
      • IntelliJ IDEA
      • Sublime Text
      • Atom
      • Firefox
      Powerful, instant code search across all your code: * Search in files and diffs using simple terms, regular expressions, and other filters. * Syncs repositories with your code host and supports searching any commit/branch, with no indexing delay.
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    7. Radicle is a developer stack and peer-to-peer network for creating open source software together. This project is still in alpha. You may find the documentation lacking, or encounter bugs and features missing. Please be patient and we welcome submissions!
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