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Deploy the GitKraken Git GUI with GitLab

Join leading organizations using GitLab with GitKraken

Streamline your workflow with GitLab and the GitKraken Git GUI. Whether your teams use GitLab.com or GitLab Self-Managed, these tips and resources will help you successfully deploy and scale Git across your organization.

More than 20,000 organizations rely on GitKraken

Select your GitLab deployment to get started with GitKraken free

If you’re able to access the Internet, the GitKraken Git GUI is free to download on Windows, Mac and Linux. To integrate with private repos on GitLab.com, upgrade to a paid GitKraken Git GUI plan.

If you’re in a disconnected or firewalled environment, the GitKraken Git GUI can be self-hosted on your own servers or installed as a stand-alone client.

Why do teams use GitLab and the GitKraken Git GUI?

Migrating to Git as your distributed version control system will improve the overall efficiency of your development teams, but initially, developers will face a steep learning curve. Failure to address this challenge often results in increased time to ship your code and decreased code stability. In this white paper, you’ll learn how to tackle this challenge head-on! We’ll share best practices for how tens-of-thousands of teams have successfully deployed Git, GitLab and the GitKraken Git GUI across their organizations.

This white paper covers the following topics:

  • Benefits of Git
  • Migrating to Git from other source control methods
  • Challenges developers face adopting Git
  • Training and educational resources for learning Git
  • Best practices for large scale deployments of Git, GitLab and the GitKraken Git GUI
  • How to deploy the GitKraken Git GUI with GitLab to enhance your workflow
  • Maintaining security standards with Stand-Alone & Self-Hosted
  • Best practices for deploying Stand-Alone & Self-Hosted

How to use GitLab with the GitKraken Git GUI

If your team is using GitLab.com or GitLab Self-Managed to host your repositories, the GitKraken Git GUI can help streamline your workflow and make working with Git much more intuitive! Distribute this tutorial video to your team, and you’ll have everyone up and running with Git, GitLab and the GitKraken Git GUI in half an hour.

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This video covers the following topics; use the links to quickly jump ahead:

  • Setting up GitLab.com integration (0:28)
  • Setting up GitLab Self-Managed integration (3:30)
  • Working with remote repositories (5:55)
  • Overview of the commit history graph (7:24)
  • Making a change, staging and committing (8:43)
  • Pulling a change from a GitLab remote (15:08)
  • Cloning a repository (17:45)
  • Undoing (18:18)
  • Creating a feature branch and merge request (22:33)
  • Resetting a branch to a commit (31:35)
  • Adding a remote (32:02)

Select your GitLab deployment to get started with GitKraken free

If you’re able to access the Internet, the GitKraken Git GUI is free to download on Windows, Mac and Linux. To integrate with private repos on GitLab.com, upgrade to a paid GitKraken Git GUI plan.

If you’re in a disconnected or firewalled environment, the GitKraken Git GUI can be self-hosted on your own servers or installed as a stand-alone client.

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