What is Gitlab CI?
GitLab CI/CD helps you automatically build, test, deploy, and monitor your code. Run tests before every merge (Continuous Integration) to make sure the code is continuously strong. Set up your git repository to automatically trigger builds when you push commits (Continuous Delivery). Integrate behavior-driven development (BDD) frameworks like Cucumber or jBehave into your workflow to write more comprehensive automated acceptance tests that communicate functionality more effectively than plain unit tests.
What is Ubuntu?
Ubuntu is a Linux-based operating system that runs from the desktop, to the cloud, to all your internet connected things in between. Perfect for home users, students and hackers alike, its easy-to-use interface puts you in control of your machine. Users can run Ubuntu on a computer, or in a virtual machine on top of their existing operating system. There are three editions: 'Ubuntu Desktop Edition' for personal computers, the 'Ubuntu Server Edition', and the lightweight 'Ubuntu Core' edition for embedded devices and appliances.
Building Ubuntu package with Gitlab CI via packagecloud
If you’re looking to build Ubuntu package with Gitlab CI, you can use packagecloud to handle all of your package management and integrations with your CI/CD tools. Packagecloud works with all kinds of packages, not only Ubuntu packages. As well, you can integrate with all kinds of CI/CD tools, not only Gitlab CI.