Gitea is a community fork of the popular self-hosted Git service Gogs.
Supported databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite3 and SQL Server.
See comparison with other Git servers.
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Easy to install and setup. Can run on a VPS with 1 core CPU and 256MB RAM.
Pro Open source and maintained by community
Unlike Gogs, which is maintained primarily by its creator.
Pro Non-memory consuming
Just like Gogs, but with new features and fixed bugs. Unlike GitLab which is enormous.
Pro Like Gogs but with faster bug fixes
If you love Gogs but were frustrated with the long wait for bugs to be fixed, this is for you.
Pro Most common platforms
Versions available for Linux, Mac and Windows. This is possible because Gitea is developed in the Go language which makes it compact and fast too. Only one executable is needed.
Pro Intuitive interface
Easy to navigate around and feels very natural in general.
Pro Wiki and issues
Like GitHub, a wiki and issues (bugtracking) can be added to a repository.
Pro Fast pace of development
New features, constantly updated.
Pro Runs perfect on a Raspberry Pi 3
Thanks to its light-weight and simple integration.
Pro Customizable Templates
All templates can be overridden.
Pro Simple to install/written in GO
Pro Easy install with MariaDB back-end
No problems getting to work with MariaDB.
Pro Focus only on key features
And if you want extra features, you can use web hooks.
Con Difficult installation
The installation guide can be hard to understand.