Gitea is a community fork of the popular self-hosted Git service Gogs.
For a comparison with other Git servers see: https://docs.gitea.io/en-us/comparison/
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Easy to install and setup. Can run on a VPS with 1 core CPU and 256MB RAM.
Pro Open source. Maintained by community
Unlike Gogs, which is maintained primarily by its creator.
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 Non-memory consuming
Just like Gogs, but with new features and fixed bugs. Unlike GitLab which is enormous.
Pro Github like
Gitea has a GitHub like interface.
Pro Wiki and Issues
Like GitHub, a wiki and issues (bugtracking) can be added to a repository.
Pro All 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 Fast pace of development
New features, constantly updated.
Pro Easy install with MariaDB back-end.
No problems getting to work with MariaDB.