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'''Howtos are smaller articles''' explaining how to perform a particular task with Alpine Linux, that expects a minimal knowledge from reader to perform actions.
 
'''Howtos are smaller articles''' explaining how to perform a particular task with Alpine Linux, that expects a minimal knowledge from reader to perform actions.
  
'''IMPORTANT:''' contributions on those pages must be complete articles as well as requesting topics to be covered, dont override already made contributions. If you want to request a topic, please add your request in this page's [[Talk:Tutorials_and_Howtos|Discussion]].
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'''IMPORTANT:''' contributions on those pages must be complete articles as well as requesting topics to be covered, don't override already made contributions. If you want to request a topic, please add your request in this page's [[Talk:Tutorials_and_Howtos|Discussion]].
  
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All of '''those linked pages here will help you make many things''' over the Alpine '''O'''perating '''S'''ystem or Alpine '''OS'''.
 
 
Alpine are the main program named '''OS''' (means Operating System), that's runs on top of the '''machine/PC/laptop''', and subsequently over this '''OS''' run the programs such like the internet web browser ({{Pkg|firefox}}, {{Pkg|chromium}}), and the web pages like "facebook" runs over that internet web browser.
 
  
 
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* [[Newbie Alpine Ecosystem]] (for overall information in funny sections)
 
* [[Newbie Alpine Ecosystem]] (for overall information in funny sections)
  
==== Installation: New users cases ====
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==== Installation: Use cases ====
  
 
* [[Alpine newbie install manual]]
 
* [[Alpine newbie install manual]]
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** [[Alpine Install: from a disc to a virtualbox machine single only]]
 
** [[Alpine Install: from a disc to a virtualbox machine single only]]
 
** [[Alpine Install: from a iso to a virtualbox machine with external disc]]
 
** [[Alpine Install: from a iso to a virtualbox machine with external disc]]
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* [[Alpine_newbie_install_manual#Ways_to_install_Alpine_listed_by_architectures|Ways to install listed by architectures]]
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** [[Alpine_newbie_install_manual#x86_64_x86_32_x86|x86_64 x86_32 x86 s390]]
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** [[Alpine_newbie_install_manual#armhf_armv7|armhf armv7 aarch64]]
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** [[Alpine_newbie_install_manual#ppc64le|ppc64le others PPC]]
  
 
==== Postinstall: desktops and applications ====
 
==== Postinstall: desktops and applications ====
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* [[Alpine newbie apk packages|Overall info and minimal packages common to any working desktop]]
 
* [[Alpine newbie apk packages|Overall info and minimal packages common to any working desktop]]
 
** [[Alpine newbie desktops|Alpine newbie desktops, (overall information only)]]
 
** [[Alpine newbie desktops|Alpine newbie desktops, (overall information only)]]
** [[Alpine Newbies XFCE Desktop Environment]]
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** [[XFCE Setup]]
 
** [[Alpine Newbies LXDE Desktop Environment]]
 
** [[Alpine Newbies LXDE Desktop Environment]]
 
** [[Alpine Newbies Openbox Window Manager|Alpine Newbies Xorg and Openbox Window Manager]]
 
** [[Alpine Newbies Openbox Window Manager|Alpine Newbies Xorg and Openbox Window Manager]]
** [[Alpine Newbies MATE Desktop Environment]]
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** [[MATE|Alpine Newbies MATE Desktop Environment]]
 
* [[Alpine and UEFI|Alpine and UEFI Support Status and related topics]]
 
* [[Alpine and UEFI|Alpine and UEFI Support Status and related topics]]
  
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* [[Alpine newbie developer]]
 
* [[Alpine newbie developer]]
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** [[Alpine newbie developer: gitea|Alpine newbie developer: Git management web frontend gitea]]
 
** [[Alpine newbie developer: full stack web]]
 
** [[Alpine newbie developer: full stack web]]
  
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* Alpine production monitoring
 
* Alpine production monitoring
 
** [[Cacti: traffic analysis and monitoring network]]
 
** [[Cacti: traffic analysis and monitoring network]]
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** [[Zabbix|Zabbix - the professional complete manager]]
  
 
== Storage ==
 
== Storage ==
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* [[Vlan]]
 
* [[Vlan]]
 
* [[Bridge]]
 
* [[Bridge]]
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* [[Bridge wlan0 to eth0]]
 
* [[OpenVSwitch]]
 
* [[OpenVSwitch]]
 
* [[How to configure static routes]]
 
* [[How to configure static routes]]
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* [[Setting up a ssh-server]] ''(Using ssh is a good way to administer your box remotely)'' <!-- Server and Networking -->
 
* [[Setting up a ssh-server]] ''(Using ssh is a good way to administer your box remotely)'' <!-- Server and Networking -->
 
* [[How to setup a wireless access point]] ''(Setting up Secure Wireless AP w/ WPA encryption with bridge to wired network)''
 
* [[How to setup a wireless access point]] ''(Setting up Secure Wireless AP w/ WPA encryption with bridge to wired network)''
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* [[How to set up Alpine as a wireless router]] ''(Setting up a firewalled, Wireless AP with wired network on a Pi Zero W)''
 
* [[Setting up a OpenVPN server with Alpine]] ''(Allowing single users or devices to remotely connect to your network)''
 
* [[Setting up a OpenVPN server with Alpine]] ''(Allowing single users or devices to remotely connect to your network)''
 
<!-- [[Using Racoon for Remote Sites]] is a different VPN tunnelling method, but that article is just a stub -->
 
<!-- [[Using Racoon for Remote Sites]] is a different VPN tunnelling method, but that article is just a stub -->
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== Post-Install ==
 
== Post-Install ==
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* [[Alpine_newbie_apk_packages|Alpine newbie users post install and easy setups]]
 
* [[Alpine_newbie_apk_packages|Alpine newbie users post install and easy setups]]
** [[Alpine Linux package management|Package Management (apk)]] ''(How to add/remove packages on your Alpine)''
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** [[Alpine_newbie_apk_packages#New_users:_hostname_and_network_wired_connection|First steps at post install]]
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** [[Alpine_newbie_apk_packages#New_users:_common_needed_package_to_install|Enable repositories]]
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** [[Alpine_newbie_apk_packages#New_users:_management_of_users_and_logins|Added the first user to use the system]]
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** [[Alpine_newbie_apk_packages#install_basic_tools|First packages to install]] (need the previous [[Alpine_newbie_apk_packages#New_users:_common_needed_package_to_install|Enable repositories]]) already done!
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* [[Setting up a new user]]
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* [[Enable Community Repository]] ''(Providing additional packages)''
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* [[Alpine Linux package management|Package Management (apk)]] ''(How to add/remove packages on your Alpine)''
 
   <!-- [[Alpine Linux package management#Local_Cache|How to enable APK caching]] -->
 
   <!-- [[Alpine Linux package management#Local_Cache|How to enable APK caching]] -->
 
** [[Comparison with other distros]]
 
** [[Comparison with other distros]]
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* [[EyeOS]] ''(Cloud Computing Desktop)''
 
* [[EyeOS]] ''(Cloud Computing Desktop)''
 
* [[Gnome Setup]]
 
* [[Gnome Setup]]
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* [[KDE]]
 
* [[MATE|MATE Setup]]
 
* [[MATE|MATE Setup]]
 
* [[Oneye]] ''(Cloud Computing Desktop - Dropbox Alternative)''
 
* [[Oneye]] ''(Cloud Computing Desktop - Dropbox Alternative)''
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* [[Installing Adobe flash player for Firefox]]
 
* [[Installing Adobe flash player for Firefox]]
 
* [[Sound Setup]]
 
* [[Sound Setup]]
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* [[PipeWire]]
 
* [[Printer Setup]]
 
* [[Printer Setup]]
 
* [[Default applications]]
 
* [[Default applications]]
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* [[Raspberry Pi|Raspberry Pi (Installation)]]
 
* [[Raspberry Pi|Raspberry Pi (Installation)]]
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* [[Raspberry Pi - Headless Installation]]
 
* [[Classic install or sys mode on Raspberry Pi]]
 
* [[Classic install or sys mode on Raspberry Pi]]
 
* [[RPI Video Receiver]] ''(network video decoder using Rasperry Pi and omxplayer)''
 
* [[RPI Video Receiver]] ''(network video decoder using Rasperry Pi and omxplayer)''
 
* [[Linux Router with VPN on a Raspberry Pi]]
 
* [[Linux Router with VPN on a Raspberry Pi]]
 
* [[Linux Router with VPN on a Raspberry Pi (IPv6)]]
 
* [[Linux Router with VPN on a Raspberry Pi (IPv6)]]
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* [[Raspberry Pi 4 - Persistent system acting as a NAS and Time Machine]]
 
* [[Raspberry Pi 3 - Configuring it as wireless access point -AP Mode]]
 
* [[Raspberry Pi 3 - Configuring it as wireless access point -AP Mode]]
 
* [[Raspberry Pi 3 - Setting Up Bluetooth]]
 
* [[Raspberry Pi 3 - Setting Up Bluetooth]]
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* [[Raspberry Pi 3 - Browser Client]] - kiosk or digital sign
 
* [[Raspberry Pi Zero W - Installation]]
 
* [[Raspberry Pi Zero W - Installation]]
* [[Raspberry Pi - Headless Installation]]
 
  
 
== PowerPC ==
 
== PowerPC ==
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* [[Setting up trac wiki|Trac]] ''(Enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects)''
 
* [[Setting up trac wiki|Trac]] ''(Enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects)''
  
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* [[Alpine_newbie_developer: gitea|Setting up Git management web frontend gitea]]
 
* [[Cgit]]
 
* [[Cgit]]
 
** [[Setting up a git repository server with gitolite and cgit]] <!-- doesn't exist yet -->
 
** [[Setting up a git repository server with gitolite and cgit]] <!-- doesn't exist yet -->
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* [[Cacti: traffic analysis and monitoring network]] ''(Front-end for rrdtool networking monitor)''
 
* [[Cacti: traffic analysis and monitoring network]] ''(Front-end for rrdtool networking monitor)''
 
* [[LTTng]] ''(Kernel and userspace tracing)''
 
* [[LTTng]] ''(Kernel and userspace tracing)''
* [[Setting up Zabbix|Zabbix]] ''(Monitor and track the status of network services and hardware)''
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* [[Zabbix|Zabbix - the professional complete manager]] ''(Monitor and track the status of network services and hardware)''
 
* [[Setting up A Network Monitoring and Inventory System]] ''(Nagios + OpenAudit and related components)'' <!-- draft, solution, Networking and Monitoring and Server -->
 
* [[Setting up A Network Monitoring and Inventory System]] ''(Nagios + OpenAudit and related components)'' <!-- draft, solution, Networking and Monitoring and Server -->
 
** [[Setting up NRPE daemon]] ''(Performs remote Nagios checks)'' <!-- Networking and Monitoring -->
 
** [[Setting up NRPE daemon]] ''(Performs remote Nagios checks)'' <!-- Networking and Monitoring -->
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== Complete Solutions ==
 
== Complete Solutions ==
 
* [[DIY Fully working Alpine Linux for Allwinner and Other ARM SOCs]]
 
* [[DIY Fully working Alpine Linux for Allwinner and Other ARM SOCs]]
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* [[Alpine on the Aopen Chromebase or Chromebox Mini with Mainline Kernel]]
 
* [[Replacing non-Alpine Linux with Alpine remotely]]
 
* [[Replacing non-Alpine Linux with Alpine remotely]]
 
* [[High performance SCST iSCSI Target on Linux software Raid]]
 
* [[High performance SCST iSCSI Target on Linux software Raid]]

Latest revision as of 18:37, 12 June 2021

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Welcome to Tutorials and Howtos, a place of basic and advanced configuration tasks for your Alpine Linux.

The tutorials are hands-on and the reader is expected to try and achieve the goals described in each step, possibly with the help of a good example. The output in one step is the starting point for the following step.

Howtos are smaller articles explaining how to perform a particular task with Alpine Linux, that expects a minimal knowledge from reader to perform actions.

IMPORTANT: contributions on those pages must be complete articles as well as requesting topics to be covered, don't override already made contributions. If you want to request a topic, please add your request in this page's Discussion.



New users and Newbies

Installation: Use cases

Postinstall: desktops and applications

Developers: compilers, IDE's and tools

Servers: deploy in production

Storage

Networking

Post-Install

Virtualization

Desktop Environment

Raspberry Pi

PowerPC

IBM Z (IBM z Systems)

Applications

Telephony

Mail

HTTP

Other Servers

  • Patchwork (Patch review management system)
  • Redmine (Project management system)
  • Request-Tracker (Ticket system)
  • OsTicket (Ticket system)
  • Trac (Enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects)

Monitoring

  • Webmin (A web-based interface for Linux system)
  • PhpPgAdmin (Web-based administration tool for PostgreSQL)
  • PhpMyAdmin (Web-based administration tool for MYSQL)
  • PhpSysInfo (A simple application that displays information about the host it's running on)
  • Linfo

Misc

Complete Solutions