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A script which can update gitea to a new version.

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Gitea Auto Update

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Script for a automatic update of gitea. Should be run locally on the gitea server. Has options for updating via new binary file or build from source.


  • Get Gitea Version from the Gitea CLI and if that fails from the Gitea API
  • Get latest Release via GitHub API
  • Check if there is a newer Version
  • If there is a newer Version:
    • If binary file was selected:
      • Download new version
      • Check sha256
      • Overwrite old version
    • If build from source is active:
      • Checkout new release branch
      • Build binary
      • Overwrite old binary

General Information

License: GNU General Public License

Author: Christoph Daniel Miksche (

Uses python version 3


Create a settings.ini file on your system. Example:


Use the following command to install gitea-auto-update.

sudo pip3 install gitea-auto-update

Enter the command gite-auto-update --settings=/path/to/settings.ini in your commandline.

If you want to schedule your updates, edit your /etc/crontab file.



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