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

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Finding out coreutils incompatibilities between Alpine and “normal” Linux (eg. Ubuntu)

I've fighted with non-working gitlab build. I've needed to sanitize output of psql by removing some non-printables, I've found out the command: <psql invoke> | tr -cd [:print:] Happily ...
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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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OpenSMTPD Pipelining not supported messages

I'm using OpenSMPTD 6.0 (6.0.2p1-r2 installed from alpine repository) in docker container to send emails from PHP app. Everythings works OK but from time to time I see the following messages in ...
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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 ...
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Can we run 32bit Programs on Alpine Linux?

I recently installed a jenkins using docker using the official image from blueocean. It is based on alpine linux. Now I cant run 32bit programs on it $ /opt/android-sdk-linux/build-tools/25.0.3/...
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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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Creating alpine package adding extra files

I am trying to create my first alpine package that does the fallowing install docker (done) install diaglog (done) copy an script (comes with the package) and places in an folder in /opts/ create an ...
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How to load Alpine Linux backed up configuration on boot?

I am running Alpine Linux by using the alpine-standard-3.6.2-x86_64.iso image on VMWare Workstation 12.5.5. Following this guide I've been able to configure, among others, root password, keyboard ...
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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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Alpine Linux unable to install hping; ERROR: unsatisfiable constraints

hping is available on Alpine. https://pkgs.alpinelinux.org/contents?branch=edge&name=hping3&arch=x86&repo=testing However when I tried to install it, I'm getting the following error ...
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Install packages into a custom Alpine Linux ISO?

I have followed the steps successfully as described below https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/How_to_make_a_custom_ISO_image_with_mkimage I can add a package which will be available for apk add when ...
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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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Time difference between two ISO8601 dates with fractional second part

I receive the following time stamps from Alpine Linux: 2017-04-25T07:19:53.946109551Z 2017-04-25T07:19:53.946155414Z How do I decode them and know how much time has passed between them? The ...
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“send-mail: Applet not found” when using mail command on alpine linux

I am using alpine linux running in a docker container to run a webapp. The webapp is supposed to send emails using the mail command from the command line. To support this, I have installed mail as ...
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Install apk tool on Alpine Linux

I'm fiddling with a Docker image, built from a Virtualbox VM using Packer. The image is Alpine Linux 5.3.0, but apk seems to have been removed. How can I reinstall apk, or build it from source? ...
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Alpine Installation with preseed cfg

I would like to install Alpine using preseed.cfg. However, I cannot find one online. Does alpine support preseed in the first place? If yes, is it possible to edit another preseed and adopt it for ...
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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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internet in alpine virtualbox in macos

I am installing alpine 3.4.6 os in virtualbox 5. I got following network adaptors, But none of these are allowing to have internet in the virtualbox. I chose to use dhcp while setting up using ...
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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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Install Node.js 4 on Alpine Linux

I am new to Alpine Linux and I tried to install Node.js 4. According to this I can specify the version like this: apk add nodejs=4 I also tried this because I though maybe it doesn't understand ...
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Return status of Busybox `timeout` command

I'm writing a shell script that's supposed to function on various different distributions, some of which are using busybox and some are not. This script uses the timeout command to figure whether a ...
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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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How to find out if there is a package with certain command in AlpineLinux?

Specifically I'm trying to find out what pakage I have to install in order to get disown command in docker based on Alpine Linux? Moreover it would be nice if someone could enlight me how in general I ...
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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 search for a file in apk packages

I would like to know, given a binary's name, which package I should install on Alpine Linux. How can I do that?
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How to solve “tar: invalid magic” error on Linux Alpine

I'm installing sqlite on Alpine Linux. I download sqlite-autoconf-3130000.tar.gz but tar could not open it. I tried this answer but it's not working. tar gives this message: tar: invalid magic tar: ...
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Networking failed to start on Alpine linux

I keep getting an error when booting Alpine Linux Networking failed to start. I'm using a RPI3 which is connected by an ethernet cable to the box. Here's the /etc/network/interfaces : auto lo iface ...
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GPG Key Generation Fails on Alpine Linux Docker Image

I've performed the following test on a docker alpine linux: ole@MKI:~$ docker run --rm -it alpine /bin/ash / # apk add --update duplicity fetch http://dl-4.alpinelinux.org/alpine/v3.3/main/x86_64/...
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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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How to connect Alpine Linux to WiFi?

I can't finish setup at all - Alpine seems to expect you to be connected to Ethernet for installing wireless-tools and wpa_supplicant. Is this correct? My issue is: I don't have a monitor where my ...
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Is there a version of Audacity that will run on Alpine Linux?

I was trying to get the Gentoo version from the Audacity website, but as far as I can tell, Audacity is not ready for Gentoo Linux yet. Anyone know if the Ubuntu version will work on Alpine? Or one ...
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“date -d” command fails on Docker Alpine Linux container

I built Alpine Linux in a Docker container with the following Dockerfile: FROM alpine:3.2 RUN apk add --update jq curl && rm -rf /var/cache/apk/* the build run successfully: $ docker build -...