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Install Gitea 1.21.3 From Source Code Into Rocky Linux 9

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Install dependency

Install htop and atop

sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install epel-release
sudo dnf install htop
sudo dnf install atop

Node.js v18

Using nodesource distribution

curl -fsSL https://rpm.nodesource.com/setup_18.x | bash -
dnf install -y nodejs
dnf groupinstall 'Development Tools'

Install yarn

curl -sL https://dl.yarnpkg.com/rpm/yarn.repo | sudo tee /etc/yum.repos.d/yarn.repo
sudo yum install yarn

Go 1.20

Rocky Linux 9 including golang 1.20.

dnf install golang

Compile

Largely following official guide

Disable SELinux

vi /etc/selinux/config

Clone and build

git clone https://git.thape.com.cn/go-gitea/gitea.git
git checkout v1.21.3
npm config set registry https://registry.npmmirror.com/ --global
npm -g install webpack
TAGS="bindata" make build

Install Gitea

Install dependency

yum install redis
yum install memcached

Create git user

groupadd --system git
adduser \
--system \
--shell /bin/bash \
--comment 'Git Version Control' \
--gid git \
--home-dir /home/git \
--create-home \
git

Create required directory structure

Don’t forget change back to more strict setting.

mkdir -p /var/lib/gitea/{custom,data,log}
chown -R git:git /var/lib/gitea/
chmod -R 750 /var/lib/gitea/
mkdir /etc/gitea
chown root:git /etc/gitea
chmod 770 /etc/gitea

Create DB and DB user

sudo su - postgres
createuser gitea_t --pwprompt
psql
ALTER ROLE gitea_t LOGIN;
CREATE DATABASE gitea_staging WITH ENCODING='UTF8' OWNER=gitea_t;
logout
vi /var/lib/pgsql/16/data/pg_hba.conf
# TYPE DATABASE USER ADDRESS METHOD
host gitea_staging gitea_t 0.0.0.0/0 scram-sha-256

Reload conf without restart DB

sudo su - postgres
/usr/pgsql-16/bin/pg_ctl reload

Open port to access and configure

sudo firewall-cmd --zone=public --add-port=3000/tcp
sudo firewall-cmd --zone=public --add-port=3000/tcp --permanent
sudo firewall-cmd --reload
sudo su - git
cd /var/lib/gitea/
gitea web -c /etc/gitea/app.ini

And open your server like http://172.16.1.47:3000 to configure

Binding to 443 and using https

Should following document, but if found cmd/web.go:353:listen() [E] Failed to start server: listen tcp 0.0.0.0:443: bind: permission denied error try below:

sudo setcap 'cap_net_bind_service=+ep' /usr/local/bin/gitea

Create DB ReadOnly User

createuser gitea_t_read --pwprompt
psql
ALTER ROLE gitea_t_read LOGIN;
GRANT USAGE ON SCHEMA public TO gitea_t_read;
SELECT 'GRANT SELECT ON ' || tablename || ' TO gitea_t_read;'
FROM pg_catalog.pg_tables
WHERE schemaname = 'public' AND tableowner = 'gitea_t';

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