Hello,

I’m using a gitlab server by DO, their one-click install.

Now there have been a few updates and I wish to update to the newest, but unsure how to do that.

I found this page https://about.gitlab.com/update/, but since its the one-click install, then I’m unsure which one to follow.

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  • I’ve now tried following this one https://about.gitlab.com/upgrade-to-package-repository/

    So good so far, but now when I want to update, it tells me

    The following packages will be REMOVED:
      gitlab
    The following NEW packages will be installed:
      gitlab-ce
    
    

    Is it save to say yes?, I won’t lose my repos?

  • Did you ever find out the answer to this?

  • Ubuntu / Debian: Upgrading from manually downloaded Omnibus package

    To upgrade you will need to add the package repository to your system first.

    Call the following script for easy installation:

    curl https://packages.gitlab.com/install/repositories/gitlab/gitlab-ce/script.deb.sh | sudo bash

    Now you will be able to install / upgrade GitLab to the latest version using the package repository. When running the command below, GitLab will detect a conflict and remove gitlab in favor of gitlab-ce. This will leave your data intact.

    To upgrade, run:
    sudo apt-get install gitlab-ce

    You are now ready to use GitLab again!

  • Just ran this, and initially I thought I had broken my gitlab. Turns out that the time I was spending looking for solutions to “Whoops, GitLab is taking too much time to respond.” was just what the doctor ordered, because after about 20 minutes I went back hit reload (just for safe measures) and it was all back. So things seem to have turned sour after you upgraded. Just be a little patient. Gitlab-ce will come to life…eventually…

  • “Whoops, GitLab is taking too much time to respond.”

    waiting and praying vevmesteren

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This question was answered by @AuroJR:

Ubuntu / Debian: Upgrading from manually downloaded Omnibus package

To upgrade you will need to add the package repository to your system first.

Call the following script for easy installation:

curl https://packages.gitlab.com/install/repositories/gitlab/gitlab-ce/script.deb.sh | sudo bash

Now you will be able to install / upgrade GitLab to the latest version using the package repository. When running the command below, GitLab will detect a conflict and remove gitlab in favor of gitlab-ce. This will leave your data intact.

To upgrade, run:
sudo apt-get install gitlab-ce

You are now ready to use GitLab again!

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