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I have an Ubuntu 11.10 box running git server using gitosis, installed as described here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Git

I just tried upgrading to 12.04 doing a do-release-upgrade, and the gitosis package was removed and is no longer available in apt-get. This is the first time this happens to me, so I'm not sure how to proceed.

Luckily, the box is virtualized, and I reverted to the backup, so no harm was done. But still, I want to upgrade and keep gitosis installed. What's the recommended way to proceed?

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gitosis is no longer actively maintained. You should migrate to gitolite. There's a pretty detailed migration guide available.

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Thank you, just migrated to gitolite, will upgrade the server later. –  pgb Apr 27 '12 at 14:02

On this page you can the packages for your system. Select your system and download the .deb file which can be installed via the software centre.

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What does it mean the "Status: Deleted" in launchpad? –  pgb Apr 27 '12 at 13:14

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