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

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Why is crond failing to run a non-root crontab on alpine linux?

I am having a nasty time running a non-root crontab file on Alpine Linux. I've been through two other cron related posts and I don't have an answer: https://askubuntu.com/questions/23009/why-crontab-...
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How to prevent apk from overriding config files

So I've stumbled upon issue after issue every time I upgrade using apk upgrade that apk keeps on adding default config files without my consent, is there any way to have apk either never override/...
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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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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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tlp stops working after suspend and resume

I use tlp for power management on my Asus UX305FA, and it improves battery time from ~7h to about ~11h. However, apparently it stops working after I close and open lid, which causes acpi to perform ...
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How to determine apk package name from search results

On Alpine Linux, given the results of an apk search, how do I determine the package name to give to apk add? For example, suppose I forgot the how to spell "lighttpd", or I forgot exactly what the ...
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Cannot mix incompatible Qt library (version 0x50c03) with this library (version 0x50c00)

I use alpine-php fpm docker container for developing and deploying a php application. I want to use wkhtmltopdf for generating pdfs. I installed by using apk add wkhtmltopdf But when I run it I ...
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Set DM on OpenRC

How do I set a display manager on an OpenRC system? I'm trying to use the Ly display manager. E.g. on a systemd distro I'd do $ sudo systemctl enable ly.service but how do I do it here?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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ERROR: unsatisfiable constraints: tor (missing)

I'm trying to add alpine package tor and getting a following error: root@linode:~/# docker run -it alpine /bin/sh / # apk update fetch http://dl-cdn.alpinelinux.org/alpine/v3.4/main/x86_64/APKINDEX....
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Docker with Alpine Linux with Ioncube Loader and PHP 5.6 / 7

I tried two different Docker images alpine:edge with PHP7.0.10 (ionCube Loader Beta8) and alpine:3.4 with PHP 5.6.25 (ionCube 5.1.2, ioncube_loader_lin_5.6.so). I figured so far that PHP7 needs to be ...
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How to show details of error in Alpine apk

I use Alpine Linux 3.9.3 x86_64 when I issue: # apk upgrade the output is: 3 errors; 1973 MiB in 519 packages How can I get details about those 3 errors? I tried --verbose flag but result is same....
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does “Ignoring APKINDEX” mean the image does not install apk search command tool?

I am trying to use this docker image big-data-europe/docker-spark, based on "Alpine Linux v3.8" when I try to search sbt apk search sbt I got WARNING: Ignoring APKINDEX.adfa7ceb.tar.gz: No such ...
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SSH control socket not working inside alpine-linux container on OSX

If I run the following on the Linux or Mac OSX host, I have no problem: # ssh -i id_rsa -MS ./ctrl -fTN -p22 -l root example.com # ssh -S ./ctrl -O check example.com Master running (pid=23384) ...
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Install Alpine security updates only

Is there a way to install only security updates for Alpine Linux and its apk packages, skipping updates that don't fix security holes?
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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--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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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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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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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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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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Alpine Linux - restrict su -l to wheel group

What's the best way to restrict su -l only to people who are in a specific group? I'm on Alpine Linux. I've already added linux-pam package but I'm not able to make it run. That's my current /etc/pam....
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How can I boot alpine-linux from CF card (in Soekris net4801)?

I've installed according to https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/Create_a_Bootable_Compact_Flash#Automated and successfully activated serial console as outlined in https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/...
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Alpine clear screen before login page s

On Linux alpine is it possible to clear the screen before the login prompt is shown. I cant run commands from inside /etc/issue, so i am stuck in how to do it
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Alpine Linux 3.4.6 x86 Standard qemu boot failed

I've been following the direction on their wiki. However, I get the following: sudo qemu-system-i386 -cdrom ../alpine-3.4.6-x86.iso -hda alpine.qcow -boot d -net nic -net user -m 256 -localtime ...
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Alpine Linux - how do I define packages to load on boot?

It seems that Alpine Linux loads packages up when it boots. How do I add openssh to the packages that are loaded at boot time? When I am logged in I do "apk info" which lists 16 packages as follows: ...
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Testing OpenSSH logging

I'm attempting to turn on logging inside OpenSSH running in an Alpine Docker container. I made sure to install rsyslog and start the daemon with /usr/sbin/rsyslogd. My sshd logging settings are as ...
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Alpine Linux VirtualBox VM With xfce4 Desktop Not Able to Use Full Screen Resolution

I have an installation of alpine linux running in a virtualbox vm with slim + xfce4 for the desktop engine. Kernel Version: I have tried with both the latest (3.6.2) Standard and Virtual Kernel from ...