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Questions tagged [alpine-linux]

Alpine Linux is a distribution for small, secure systems, based on busybox and musl

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Can’t use sudo in Alpine Linux in the iSH app on iOS [on hold]

I am attempting to set up sudo in Alpine Linux in the iSH app on iOS. It is a beta app from TestFlight. The Linux terminal works just fine and I have downloaded the sudo package to allow myself root ...
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How to install TeXLive on Alpine Linux?

Is it possible to install texlive with tlmgr utility (from tug.org)? same question for installing texmaker (or texstudio) latex editors from sources (rather than AppImage, flatpack or snap packages). ...
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How to make a fully bootable ISO from Alpine Linux Edge?

I would like to make an alpine installation iso which has the following attributes: During installation it has an answerfile so that the setup process (the setup script) takes those default inputs ...
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Alpine Linux Hangs During Boot at: “ successfully initialized wpa_supplicant”

I installed Alpine Linux on Intel Compute Stick with 32 Bit Atom Processor. After installation I followed the procedure laid out here for connecting to internet via wlan0 port: Connecting to a ...
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Alpine Linux apk add gives permission error

I'm trying to install packages in a docker image based on alpine. The host system is CentOS system, system-release: CentOS Linux release 7.6.1810 (Core). Here's what I do: # docker run -td alpine:3....
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alpine linux sys mode install on raspberry pi

I'm working with the armhf release of alpinelinux from https://www.alpinelinux.org/downloads/ on a raspberry pi 3b. I've installed a desktop extension card from https://www.newark.com/element14/pi-...
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Can't install openjdk8-jre in Docker Alpine Linux image

Alpine 3.7 and 3.9. apk add htop works fine. apk add openjdk8-jre hangs forever. Problem step: (25/36) Installing openjdk8-jre-lib (8.201.08-r0) usr/ (dir) usr/lib/ (dir) usr/lib/jvm/ (dir) usr/lib/...
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find: './proc/1/map_files': Permission denied

I am inside a docker container build atop of the image alpine:3.6 and I am trying to find if a directory exists. I get te error, find: './proc/1/map_files': Permission denied This is the commands I ...
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Alpine Linux--Wifi Not Working

I am running Alpine Linux from a custom ISO that I created using the extended profile as a base (following instructions Install packages into a custom Alpine Linux ISO? and https://wiki.alpinelinux....
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Alpine: persistent disk mounted to /media/sda even though fstab has /media/usb

I'm having some issues with Alpine Linux, running in "diskless" mode on ESXi. I have configured it following the instructions in the wiki. Here's the content of the fstab file: /dev/cdrom /media/...
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Tagging inteface traffic to VLAN in Linux based virtual router

I have alpine linux running on virutalbox which works as gateway for my other virtual instances resides on the virtualbox. technically alpine running as virtual router with ip forwarding and ...
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How to know the Bluetooth MAC address in Alpine Linux

I am deploying a docker in Raspberry Pi 3. Inside docker I need to know the MAC of Bluetooth device. Normally I would find that using hciconfig | grep "BD Address" | awk '{ print $3}' hciconfig ...
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Alpine Linux - can't build libtorrent, missing linux/netlink.h

I'm trying to compile libtorrent on Alpine Linux. autogen and configure work fine but after invoking make it fails with the following message: local_addr.cc:45:10: fatal error: linux/netlink.h: No ...
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Alpine version-sort

How to do sort -V in alpine linux? sort: unrecognized option: V BusyBox v1.28.4 (2018-12-06 15:13:21 UTC) multi-call binary. Usage: sort [-nrugMcszbdfiokt] [-o FILE] [-k start[.offset][opts][,end[....
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How to get the source code used to build the packages of the base alpine linux docker image?

Why I want to know this: Currently I use apt-get source to get the source code for all packages within my Debian based docker images to comply with the GPL when I distribute the docker images. Now ...
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How to install AppArmor on alpine

I have a container with alpine image (docker:dind) and I want to install ApparMor inside it to see how it works before I put it on the host. I found ApparMor package in alpine repostiroy but I don'...
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Alpine/OpenRC networking fails to start (boot toofast?)

I am using alpine, my primary distro for servers is Arch with NetworkManager or the built-in "netctl". I installed Alpine onto a server. It boots up OK, but the networking never comes up on its own. ...
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Error installing Gearman on Alpine Linux

I've tried to install Gearman from source on Alpine, but it's gives an error: configure: error: Please install libgearman I tried to apk search libgearman, with no result, but in Ubuntu there is ...
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How to persist iproute2 routes and rules in Alpine Linux?

I'm trying to persist (between reboots) routes and rules from iproute2 in Alpine Linux, so far without success. Here are the commands: ip route add default via 192.168.200.1 dev eth1 table net2 ip ...
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Search for Emacs when using Alpine Linux

I am trying to test some software on Alpine Linux. I need to make some configuration changes so I need Emacs. emacs is the name of the package per Alpine Linux | Emacs. apk add emacs is failing due to ...
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How to set system wide umask in alpine?

This question may be same as https://stackoverflow.com/questions/10220531/how-to-set-system-wide-umask. But That is for debian based. I followed the instructions but I couldn't find any file named as /...
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How do you run wine in Alpine Linux?

I installed the wine package but it didn't work: apk update && apk add wine && wine /bin/sh: wine: not found
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Why my newly created user is not inheriting $PATH variable

I added a new user dev on my Alpine based image. After switching to the new user I see env variables are different in case of both root and dev user. Specially $PATH variable is different. But I think ...
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Alpine Linux - Ignoring APKINDEX : Bad file Descriptor

when I do apk update or apk add ..., gives me error below: fetch http://dl-4.alpinelinux.org/alpine/v3.8/main/x86_64/APKINDEX.tar.gz ERROR: http://dl-4.alpinelinux.org/alpine/v3.8/main: Bad file ...
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apk tool gives permission denied

I get this error message running alpine linux in a docker container hosted by Ubuntu 18.04 in Vagrant with its host in turn being Windows 10 behind a proxy. I have set the proxy variables but still ...
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init script for alpine not working

I am trying to write an init script for gitea in alpine. The first code I tried was #!/sbin/openrc-run command=/usr/bin/gitea command_args="web" pidfile=/var/run/git.pid name="Gitea Daemon" ...
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Alpine: How to forcibly remove a package even if it would break dependencies?

I'm trying to build a super-minimal Linux with Alpine. I don't need linux-firmware as it installs firmware for everything, using up 300+MB of space. This is a stock installation. However I can't ...
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Alpine VM not saving after rebooting

I did setup-alpine then installed busybox-extras. After I rebooted the VM, it reverted to the initial configurations. Is it just for Alpine VM, or should I save it? I can't find any commands to save ...
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Porting openVPN config to Alpine Linux

I got an openVPN config file from my vpn provider. It worked great on Ubuntu, but on alpine, I got an error. The following lines fail: up /etc/openvpn/update-resolv-conf down /etc/openvpn/update-...
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Creating a service in Alpine Linux to run Java application

I would like to deploy a spring boot application into a docker container. I had created the base image using Alpine Linux. My old configuration runs a service on Red Hat under this path /etc/systemd/...
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lldb hangs on Alpine Linux

I'm trying to run lldb on Alpine Linux V3.8, but when trying to debug any program, it hangs. I'm using lldb 5.0.1-r0 from the edge/testing repository, which is the only version available currently in ...
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Can't login to Alpine Linux due to a faulty keymap configuration

I have a fresh Alpine Linux 3.8.0 installed on a local disk, dual booted with Ubuntu 18.04. While trying to solve some GUI localization issue, I've entered a wrong keymap in setup-keymap. Sadly, ...
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Disable commands in Alpine Linux

I want to attempt to increase the security of some Alpine Linux Docker containers which run Nginx and other servers. I would like to disable commands like ls, cat, ed or sed, so that they are ...
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Alpine 3.8.0: Installing app, getting error: “Cannot generate ORC metadata for CONFIG_UNWINDER_ORC=y”

I'm trying to install VirtualBox (the host, not the client) on a clean install of Alpine 3.8.0 Standard. I'm using VirtualBox-5.2.12-122591-Linux_amd64.run, downloaded from http://www.oracle.com/...
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Is it possible to alternate between from addresses on alpine?

I added a few from addresses in Customized headers in Alpine's configuration, that allows me to edit the From field when composing email. Now I'm just writing them myself and I wonder whether there ...
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How to use Chinese/English keyboard in Alpine Linux

I recently replaced the US keyboard on my Thinkpad X200, with one that is a mixed English / Chinese keyboard (An example image of it can be seen here). Currently it is functioning as an impeccable ...
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How to enable busybox httpd on Alpine linux image

When trying to run busybox httpd in alpine:latest image it ends with error httpd: applet not found How can I install httpd applet into Alpine image?
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alpine linux apk add gives a temporary error

While a tool was giving lots of errors we decided to rebuild the server. However during the automated build process the following error occured: ERROR: pkgconf-1.3.10-r0: temporary error (try again ...
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Building .deb on Alpine

I'm very new to Linux overall and I'm trying to find a way to build a Debian package on an Alpine docker image. It is by far the fastest I can get my pipeline to run, but unfortunately when I try to ...
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Create custom ISO for Alpine Linux

I have created a custom ISO with the steps mentioned in the Alpine wiki page. https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/How_to_make_a_custom_ISO_image_with_mkimage I have included couple of apks that are ...
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alpine-linux command takes forever

I am experimenting with alpine-linux and it is not working as expected. I try and use pip install cryptography but it takes forever and stops at this incomprehensible output Running command /usr/...
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Sentinel daemon from init.d in Alpine linux not stopping

I've installed a fresh Alpine linux and setup Redis by using the command apk add redis Now the installer doesn't have give us a /etc/sentinel.conf so I manually created one by copying the /etc/redis....
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How to resize Alpine Linux terminal in VirtualBox?

Please help me with info, how to resize terminal window of Alpine Linux inside the VirtualBox so that it would fill all the host virtualbox window. Alpine version: virt-3.7.0 VirtualBox version: 5....
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9P Support on different OS

I got a problem with passthrough with Libvirt/KVM on CENTOS 7. It seems that centos and rhel does not support 9p passthrough as seen in the picture. There is a possibility to recompile Kernel and ...
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Alpine Linux run a startup script to change the /etc/issue

I have done the following shell script that update the /etc/issue with the current ip's of all non-loopback interfaces: #!/bin/sh echo "You can use one of the following ip addresses in order to look ...
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Alpine Linux sometimes DNS is not resolved

Sometimes when I run the commands: sudo apk update && sudo apk upgrade Over Alpine linux fails to update the packages even if connected to internet. But if I do sudo su "echo 'nameserver 8.8....
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Installing php7 on alpine: missing libcrypto and libssl

I tried to setup a LEMP stack over Alpine GNU/Linux Distribution running on a VM WITHOUT docker. Then I tried to install the php7-mysqli over via community repositories with: sudo apk add php7-...
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How to install audit2allow on Alpine Linux 3.5?

I am coming from an apt-get background and am now trying (and failing) to use Alpine Linux's apk utility for package management. I try running apk install audit2allow and end up with a help message ...
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How to install Microsoft true type font on Alpine Linux?

I would like to create a Docker image using Alpine Linux and LibreOffice to render PDF documents. The LibreOffice source documents are using Microsofts Times New Roman font. How can I install ...
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Alpine with hotmail | SMTP | cannot send email

Dear Unix and Linux Community, I would like to use my hotmail account through alpine. I am using the POP3 protocol, and I am able to access the email from my Inbox. However, I am unable to send any ...