Creating a repository with GitLab
Now that we have set up our own Git hosting and created a new user account, we can start using our Git hosting by creating a new Git repository.
This recipe uses the GitLab setup. Make sure that you have followed the previous recipe and installed your GitLab server.
Log in with your user account on the GitLab server. You can choose the admin account, but a normal user account is recommended.
If you need to use SSH to clone and push to your repositories, you will need to set up your SSH key. From the dashboard, click on Profile Settings and then select SSH Keys to add a new SSH key. Check Chapter 2, Networking, for more details on how to create an SSH key.
How to do it…
In the previous recipe, we learned ...