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{{TOC right}}'''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 examples. The output in one step is the starting point for the following step.<br/>
 
Howtos are smaller articles explaining how to perform a particular task with Alpine Linux. We encourage people to send in both complete articles as well as requesting topics to be covered. If you think you have the skills and knowledge to write an Alpine Linux related article please do so on this Wiki. If you want to request a topic, please add your request in this page [[Talk:Tutorials_and_Howtos&action=edit|Discussion]].
 
  
== Installation ==
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* [[Bootstrapping Alpine on Soekris net4xxx]]
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* [[Bootstrapping Alpine on PC Engines ALIX.3]]
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'''Welcome to Tutorials and Howtos, a place of basic and advanced configuration tasks for your Alpine Linux.'''
* [[Setting up a software raid1 array]]
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'''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.
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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.
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'''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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All of '''those linked pages here will help you make many things''' over the Alpine '''O'''perating '''S'''ystem or Alpine '''OS'''.
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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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== New users and Newbies ==
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* [[Newbie Alpine Ecosystem]] (for overall information in funny sections)
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==== Installation: Use cases ====
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* [[Alpine newbie install manual]]
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** [[Alpine Install: from a disc to a new computer single only boot]]
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** [[Alpine Install: from a disc to a old computer single only boot]]
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** [[Alpine Install: from a disc to a virtualbox machine single only]]
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** [[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]]
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==== Postinstall: desktops and applications ====
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* [[Alpine newbie apk packages|Overall info and minimal packages common to any working desktop]]
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** [[Alpine newbie desktops|Alpine newbie desktops, (overall information only)]]
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** [[Alpine Newbies XFCE Desktop Environment]]
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** [[Alpine Newbies LXDE Desktop Environment]]
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** [[Alpine Newbies Openbox Window Manager|Alpine Newbies Xorg and Openbox Window Manager]]
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** [[Alpine Newbies MATE Desktop Environment]]
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* [[Alpine and UEFI|Alpine and UEFI Support Status and related topics]]
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==== Developers: compilers, IDE's and tools ====
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* [[Alpine newbie developer]]
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** [[Alpine_newbie_developer: gitea|Alpine_newbie_developer: Git management web frontend gitea]]
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** [[Alpine newbie developer: full stack web]]
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==== Servers: deploy in production ====
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* [[Alpine production deploy]]
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** [[Production Web server: Lighttpd‎‎]]
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** [[Production DataBases : mysql]]
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** [[Production LAMP system: Lighttpd + PHP + MySQL‎‎]]
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* Alpine production monitoring
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** [[Cacti: traffic analysis and monitoring network]]
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== Storage ==
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* [[Alpine local backup|Alpine local backup (lbu)]] ''(Permanently store your modifications in case your box needs reboot)'' <!-- Installation and Storage -->
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** [[Back Up a Flash Memory Installation]] <!-- Installation and Storage -->
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** [[Manually editing a existing apkovl]]
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* [[Setting up disks manually]] <!-- Installation and Storage -->
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* [[Setting up a software RAID array]]
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<!-- ** [[Setting up a /var partition on software IDE raid1]]  Obsolete, Installation and Storage -->
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* [[Raid Administration]]
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* [[Setting up encrypted volumes with LUKS]]
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* [[Setting up LVM on LUKS]]
 
* [[Setting up Logical Volumes with LVM]]
 
* [[Setting up Logical Volumes with LVM]]
* [[Setting up a /var partition on software IDE raid1]]
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** [[Setting up LVM on GPT-labeled disks]]
* [[Native Harddisk Install]]
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** [[Installing on GPT LVM]]
* [[Installing XUbuntu using Alpine boot floppy]]
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* [[Filesystems|Formatting HD/Floppy/Other]] <!-- just a stub -->
* [[Replacing non-Alpine Linux with Alpine remotely]]
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* [[Booting Alpine on an HP ML350 G6]]
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* [[Setting up iSCSI]]
* [[Installing XFCE as a VirtualBox guest]]
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** [[iSCSI Raid and Clustered File Systems]]
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* [[Setting up NBD]]
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* [[Setting up ZFS on LUKS]]
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* [[Setting up ZFS with native encryption]]
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* [[High performance SCST iSCSI Target on Linux software Raid]] ''(deprecated)'' <!-- solution -->
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* [[Linux iSCSI Target (TCM)]]
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* [[Disk Replication with DRBD]] <!-- draft -->
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* [[Burning ISOs]] <!-- just some links now -->
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* [[Partitioning and Bootmanagers]]
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* [[Migrating data]]
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* [[Create a bootable SDHC from a Mac]]
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* [[Alpine on ARM]]
  
 
== Networking ==
 
== Networking ==
* [[Setting up a OpenVPN-server with Alpine]]
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* [[Setting up traffic monitoring using rrdtool (and snmp)]]
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* [[Configure Networking]]
* [[Setting up Zaptel/Asterisk on Alpine]]
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* [[Connecting to a wireless access point]]
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* [[Bonding]]
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* [[Vlan]]
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* [[Bridge]]
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* [[Bridge wlan0 to eth0]]
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* [[OpenVSwitch]]
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* [[How to configure static routes]]
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* [[Configure a Wireguard interface (wg)]]
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* [[Alpine Wall]] - [[How-To Alpine Wall]] - [[Alpine Wall User's Guide]] ''(a new firewall management framework)''
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* [[PXE boot]]
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* [[Using serial modem]]
 
* [[Using HSDPA modem]]
 
* [[Using HSDPA modem]]
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* [[Setting up Satellite Internet Connection]]
 
* [[Using Alpine on Windows domain with IPSEC isolation]]
 
* [[Using Alpine on Windows domain with IPSEC isolation]]
* [[Using Racoon for Remote Sites]]
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* [[Setting up a ssh-server]] ''(Using ssh is a good way to administer your box remotely)'' <!-- Server and Networking -->
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* [[How to setup a wireless access point]] ''(Setting up Secure Wireless AP w/ WPA encryption with bridge to wired network)''
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* [[Setting up a OpenVPN server with Alpine]] ''(Allowing single users or devices to remotely connect to your network)''
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<!-- [[Using Racoon for Remote Sites]] is a different VPN tunnelling method, but that article is just a stub -->
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* [[Experiences with OpenVPN-client on ALIX.2D3]]  <!-- solution -->
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* [[Generating SSL certs with ACF]] <!-- Generating SSL certs with ACF 1.9 -->
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* [[Setting up unbound DNS server]]
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* [[Setting up nsd DNS server]]
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* [[TinyDNS Format]]
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* [[Fault Tolerant Routing with Alpine Linux]] <!-- solution -->
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* [[Freeradius Active Directory Integration]]
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* [[Multi_ISP]] ''(Dual-ISP setup with load-balancing and automatic failover)''
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* [[OwnCloud]] ''(Installing OwnCloud)''
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* [[Seafile: setting up your own private cloud]]
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* [[GNUnet]]
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== Post-Install ==
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* [[Alpine_newbie_apk_packages|Alpine newbie users post install and easy setups]]
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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)''
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  <!-- [[Alpine Linux package management#Local_Cache|How to enable APK caching]] -->
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** [[Comparison with other distros]]
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* [[Alpine local backup|Alpine local backup (lbu)]] ''(Permanently store your modifications in case your box needs reboot)''
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** [[Back Up a Flash Memory Installation]] <!-- new -->
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** [[Manually editing a existing apkovl]]
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* [[Alpine Linux Init System|Init System (OpenRC)]] ''(Configure a service to automatically boot at next reboot)''
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** [[Multiple Instances of Services]]
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  <!-- [[Writing Init Scripts]] -->
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* [[Alpine setup scripts#setup-xorg-base|Setting up Xorg]]
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* [[Upgrading Alpine]]
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<!-- Obsolete
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[[Upgrading Alpine - v1.9.x]]
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[[Upgrading Alpine - CD v1.8.x]]
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[[Upgrading Alpine - HD v1.8.x]]
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[[Upgrade to repository main|Upgrading to signed repositories]]
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-->
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* [[Setting up a ssh-server]] ''(Using ssh is a good way to administer your box remotely)''
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* [[setup-acf]] ''(Configures ACF (webconfiguration) so you can manage your box through https)''
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* [[Changing passwords for ACF|Changing passwords]]
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* [[Ansible]] ''(Configuration management)''
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* [[Enable Serial Console on Boot]]
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<!-- Obsolete?
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* [[Error message on boot: Address space collision: host bridge window conflicts with Adaptor ROM]]
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* [[How to get regular stuff working]] ''some notes on need-to-know topics''
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* [[Installing Oracle Java]]
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* [[Rsnapshot|Setting up periodic backups with <samp>rsnapshot</samp>]]
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== Virtualization==
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* [[Xen Dom0]] ''(Setting up Alpine as a dom0 for Xen hypervisor)''
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* [[Xen Dom0 on USB or SD]]
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* [[Create Alpine Linux PV DomU]]
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* [[Xen PCI Passthrough]]
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* [[Xen LiveCD]]
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* [[qemu]]
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* [[KVM]] ''(Setting up Alpine as a KVM hypervisor)''
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* [[LXC]] ''(Setting up a Linux container in Alpine Linux)''
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* [[Docker]]
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* [[Install_Alpine_on_VirtualBox]]
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* [[Install Alpine on VMWare]]
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== Desktop Environment ==
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* [[Awesome(wm) Setup]]
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* [[dwm]] ''(dynamic window manager for X)''
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* [[EyeOS]] ''(Cloud Computing Desktop)''
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* [[Gnome Setup]]
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* [[MATE|MATE Setup]]
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* [[Oneye]] ''(Cloud Computing Desktop - Dropbox Alternative)''
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* [[Owncloud]] ''(Cloud Computing Desktop - Dropbox Alternative)''
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** (to be merged with [[OwnCloud]] ''(Your personal Cloud for storing and sharing your data on-line)'')
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* [[Remote Desktop Server]]
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* [[Suspend on LID close]]
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* [[Sway]]
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* [[XFCE Setup]] and [[Xfce Desktop|Desktop Ideas]]
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* [[Installing Adobe flash player for Firefox]]
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* [[Sound Setup]]
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* [[Printer Setup]]
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* [[Default applications]]
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== Raspberry Pi ==
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* [[Raspberry Pi|Raspberry Pi (Installation)]]
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* [[Classic install or sys mode on Raspberry Pi]]
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* [[RPI Video Receiver]] ''(network video decoder using Rasperry Pi and omxplayer)''
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* [[Linux Router with VPN on a Raspberry Pi]]
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* [[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]]
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* [[Raspberry Pi 3 - Configuring it as wireless access point -AP Mode]]
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* [[Raspberry Pi 3 - Setting Up Bluetooth]]
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* [[Raspberry Pi 3 - Browser Client]]
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* [[Raspberry Pi Zero W - Installation]]
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* [[Raspberry Pi - Headless Installation]]
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== PowerPC ==
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* [[Ppc64le|Powepc64le (Installation)]]
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== IBM Z (IBM z Systems) ==
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* [[s390x|s390x (Installation)]]
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== Applications ==
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=== Telephony ===
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* [[Setting up Zaptel/Asterisk on Alpine]]
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** [[Setting up Streaming an Asterisk Channel]]
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* [[Freepbx on Alpine Linux]]
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* [[FreePBX_V3]] ''(FreeSWITCH, Asterisk GUI web acces tool)''
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* [[2600hz]] ''(FreeSWITCH, Asterisk GUI web access tool)''
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* [[Kamailio]] ''(SIP Server, formerly OpenSER)''
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=== Mail ===
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* [[Hosting services on Alpine]] ''(Hosting mail, webservices and other services)''
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** [[Hosting Web/Email services on Alpine]]
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* [[ISP Mail Server HowTo]] <!-- solution, Mail -->
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** [[ISP Mail Server Upgrade 2.x]]
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** [[ISP Mail Server 2.x HowTo]] ''(Beta, please test)''
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** [[ISP Mail Server 3.x HowTo]]
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* [[Roundcube]] ''(Webmail system)''
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* [[Setting up postfix with virtual domains]]
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* [[Protecting your email server with Alpine]]
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* [[Setting up clamsmtp]]
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* [[Setting up dovecot with imap and ssl]]
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* [[relay email to gmail (msmtp, mailx, sendmail]]
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=== HTTP ===
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* [[Lighttpd]]
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** [[Lighttpd Https access]]
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** [[Setting Up Lighttpd with PHP]]
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** [[Setting Up Lighttpd With FastCGI]]
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* [[Cherokee]]
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* [[Nginx]]
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** [[Nginx_with_PHP#Nginx_with_PHP|Nginx with PHP]]
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** [[Nginx as reverse proxy with acme (letsencrypt)]]
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* [[Apache]]
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** [[Apache with php-fpm]]
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** [[Setting Up Apache with PHP]]
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** [[Apache authentication: NTLM Single Signon]]
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* [[High Availability High Performance Web Cache]] ''(uCarp + HAProxy for High Availability Services such as Squid web proxy)'' <!-- solution, Server -->
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* [[Setting up Transparent Squid Proxy]] <!-- draft -->
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** [[SqStat]] ''(Script to look at active squid users connections)''
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** [[Obtaining user information via SNMP]] ''(Using squark-auth-snmp as a Squid authentication helper)'' <!-- Networking and Server, <== Using squark-auth-snmp -->
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* [[Setting up Explicit Squid Proxy]]
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* [[Drupal]] ''(Content Management System (CMS) written in PHP)''
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* [[WordPress]] ''(Web software to create website or blog)''
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* [[MediaWiki]] ''(Free web-based wiki software application)''
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* [[DokuWiki]]
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* [[Darkhttpd]]
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* [[Tomcat]]
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=== Other Servers ===
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* [[Setting up a ssh-server]] ''(Using ssh is a good way to administer your box remotely)''
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* [[Setting up a nfs-server]]
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* [[Setting up a samba-server]] ''(standard file sharing)''
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* [[Setting up a samba-ad-dc]] ''(Active Directory compatible domain controller)''
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* [[Phpizabi]] ''(Social Networking Platform)''
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* [[Statusnet]] ''(Microblogging Platform)''
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* [[Pastebin]] ''(Pastebin software application)''
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* [[Setting up Transmission (bittorrent) with Clutch WebUI]]
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* [[Patchwork]] ''(Patch review management system)''
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* [[Redmine]] ''(Project management system)''
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* [[Request-Tracker]] ''(Ticket system)''
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* [[OsTicket]] ''(Ticket system)''
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* [[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]]
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* [[Cgit]]
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** [[Setting up a git repository server with gitolite and cgit]] <!-- doesn't exist yet -->
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* [[Roundcube]] ''(Webmail system)''
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* [[Glpi]] ''(Manage inventory of technical resources)''
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* [[How to setup a Alpine Linux mirror]]
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* [[Cups]]
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* [[NgIRCd]] ''(Server for Internet Relay Chat/IRC)''
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* [[How To Setup Your Own IRC Network]] ''(Using {{Pkg|charybdis}} and {{Pkg|atheme-iris}})''
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* [[OpenVCP]] ''(VServer Control Panel)''
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* [[Mahara]] ''(E-portfolio and social networking system)''
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* [[Chrony and GPSD | Using chrony, gpsd, and a garmin LVC 18 as a Stratum 1 NTP source ]]
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* [[Sending SMS using gnokii]]
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* [[IPTV How To|Internet Protocol television (IPTV)]]
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* [[UniFi_Controller]]
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* [[DNSCrypt-Proxy]] ''Encrypt and authenticate DNS calls from your system''
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* [[Odoo]]
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=== Monitoring ===
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* Setting up [[collectd]]
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* [[Traffic monitoring]] <!-- Networking and Monitoring -->
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* [[Setting up traffic monitoring using rrdtool (and snmp)]] <!-- Monitoring -->
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* [[Setting up monitoring using rrdtool (and rrdcollect)]]
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* [[Cacti: traffic analysis and monitoring network]] ''(Front-end for rrdtool networking monitor)''
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* [[LTTng]] ''(Kernel and userspace tracing)''
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* [[Setting up Zabbix|Zabbix]] ''(Monitor and track the status of network services and hardware)''
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* [[Setting up A Network Monitoring and Inventory System]] ''(Nagios + OpenAudit and related components)'' <!-- draft, solution, Networking and Monitoring and Server -->
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** [[Setting up NRPE daemon]] ''(Performs remote Nagios checks)'' <!-- Networking and Monitoring -->
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* [[Setting up Smokeping|Smokeping]] ''(Network latency monitoring)'' <!-- Networking and Monitoring -->
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** [[Setting up MRTG and Smokeping to Monitor Bandwidth Usage and Network Latency]]
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* [[Setting Up Fprobe And Ntop|Ntop]] ''(NetFlow collection and analysis using a remote fprobe instance)'' <!-- Networking and Monitoring -->
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* [[Cvechecker]] ''(Compare installed packages for Common Vulnerabilities Exposure)'' <!-- Monitoring and Security -->
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* [[IP Accounting]] <!-- Networking and Monitoring -->
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* [[Obtaining user information via SNMP]] ''(Using squark-auth-snmp as a Squid authentication helper)'' <!-- Networking and Server, <== Using squark-auth-snmp -->
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* [[SqStat]] ''(Script to look at active squid users connections)''
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* [[Piwik]] ''(A real time web analytics software program)''
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* [[Awstats]] ''(Free log file analyzer)''
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* [[Intrusion Detection using Snort]]
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** [[Intrusion Detection using Snort, Sguil, Barnyard and more]]
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* [[Dglog]] ''(Log analyzer for the web content filter DansGuardian)''
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* [[Webmin]] ''(A web-based interface for Linux system)''
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* [[PhpPgAdmin]] ''(Web-based administration tool for PostgreSQL)''
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* [[PhpMyAdmin]] ''(Web-based administration tool for MYSQL)''
 +
* [[PhpSysInfo]] ''(A simple application that displays information about the host it's running on)''
 +
* [[Linfo]]
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* [[Setting up lm_sensors]]
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* [[ZoneMinder video camera security and surveillance]]
  
 
== Misc ==
 
== Misc ==
* [[Setting up lm_sensors]]
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* [[Setting up Satellite Internet Connection]]
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* [[:Category:Shell]]
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* [[:Category:Programming]]
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* [[Running glibc programs]]
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* [[:Category:Drivers]]
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* [[:Category:Multimedia]]
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* [[Kernel Modesetting]]
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* [[CPU frequency scaling]]
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== Complete Solutions ==
 +
* [[DIY Fully working Alpine Linux for Allwinner and Other ARM SOCs]]
 +
* [[Replacing non-Alpine Linux with Alpine remotely]]
 +
* [[High performance SCST iSCSI Target on Linux software Raid]]
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* [[Fault Tolerant Routing with Alpine Linux]]
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* [[Experiences with OpenVPN-client on ALIX.2D3]]
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* [[Building a cloud with Alpine Linux]]
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* [[ISP Mail Server HowTo]] ''(Postfix+PostfixAdmin+DoveCot+Roundcube+ClamAV+Spamd - A full-serivce ISP mail server)''
 +
** [[ISP Mail Server Upgrade 2.x]]
 +
** [[ISP Mail Server 2.x HowTo]] ''(Beta, please test)''
 +
* [[High Availability High Performance Web Cache]] ''(uCarp + HAProxy for High Availability Services such as Squid web proxy)''
 +
* [[Setting up A Network Monitoring and Inventory System]] ''(Nagios + OpenAudit and related components)'' <!-- draft -->
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* [[Streaming Security Camera Video with VLC]]
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* [[Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN)]] combined with [[Small_Office_Services]]
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This does not attempt to be complete. Is it useful to have these listed here? I find them more accessible if grouped with their topics; also, an up-to-date list of all Draft or Obsolete pages can be found at [[Project:Wiki maintenance]].
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== Drafts ==
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Currently unfinished/works-in-progress.
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* [[Using Racoon for Remote Sites]]
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* [[Setting up Transparent Squid Proxy]] ''(Covers Squid proxy and URL Filtering system)''
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** [[Obtaining user information via SNMP]] ''(Using the Squark Squid authentication helper)'' [!-- no longer a draft --]
 
* [[Setting up Streaming an Asterisk Channel]]
 
* [[Setting up Streaming an Asterisk Channel]]
* [[Formatting HD/Floppy/Other]]
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* [[Setting up A Network Monitoring and Inventory System]] ''(Nagios + OpenAudit and related components)''
* [[Setting up Transmission (bittorrent) with Clutch WebUI]]
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* [[Intrusion Detection using Snort]] ''(Installing and configuring Snort and related applications on Alpine 2.0.x)''
* [[Hosting services on Alpine]] ''(This applies to hosting mail, webservices and other services)''
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* [[IP Accounting]] ''(Installing and configuring pmacct for IP Accounting, Netflow/sFlow collector)''
** [[Setting up postfix with virtual domains]]
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* [[Disk Replication with DRBD]]
** [[Protecting your email server with Alpine]]
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** [[Hosting Web/Email services on Alpine]]
 
** [[Setting up trac wiki]]
 
* [[Running Alpinelinux As a QEMU networked Guest ]]
 
* [[Screen on console]]
 
* [[Using espeak on Alpine Linux]]
 
* [[Generating SSL certs with ACF]]
 
* [[Setting up a ssh-server]]
 
* [[Changing passwords]]
 
* [[Multiple Instances of Services]]
 
* [[Setting up NRPE daemon]]
 
* [[IPTV How To]]
 
* [[ISP Mail Server HowTo]] ''(Postfix+PostfixAdmin+DoveCot+Roundcube+ClamAV+Spamd - A full-serivce ISP mail server)''
 
* [[XFCE Setup]]
 
  
== iSCSI ==
 
* [[iSCSI Target and Initiator Configuration]]
 
* [[iSCSI Raid and Clustered File Systems]]
 
  
== Vserver ==
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[[Category:Newbie]]
* [[Setting up a basic vserver]]
 

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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, dont override already made contributions. If you want to request a topic, please add your request in this page's Discussion.


All of those linked pages here will help you make many things over the Alpine Operating System 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 (firefox, chromium), and the web pages like "facebook" runs over that internet web browser.


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