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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|Discussion]].
 
  
== Installation ==
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'''Welcome to Tutorials and Howtos, a place of basic and advanced configuration tasks for your Alpine Linux.'''
  
* [[Setting up a basic vserver]]
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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, 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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== 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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** [[XFCE Setup]]
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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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** [[MATE|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, IDEs 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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** [[Zabbix|Zabbix - the professional complete manager]]
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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]]
* [[Replacing non-Alpine Linux with Alpine remotely]]
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** [[Setting up LVM on GPT-labeled disks]]
* [[XFCE Setup]]
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** [[Installing on GPT LVM]]
* [[Gnome Setup]]
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* [[Filesystems|Formatting HD/Floppy/Other]] <!-- just a stub -->
* [[Enable Serial Console on Boot]]
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* [[Alpine Linux package management#Local_Cache | How to enable APK caching]]
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* [[Setting up iSCSI]]
* [[Installing Alpine on a virtual machine| Installation of Alpine Linux in a virtual machine]]
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** [[iSCSI Raid and Clustered File Systems]]
* [[Setting up Alpine in a chroot]]
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* [[Setting up NBD]]
* [[Upgrading to Edge]]
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* [[Setting up ZFS on LUKS]]
* [[Setting up a software raid1 array]]
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* [[Setting up ZFS with native encryption]]
* [[Manually editing a existing apkovl]]
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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 ==
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* [[Configure Networking]]
 
* [[Configure Networking]]
* [[Howto Configure a Network Bridge]]
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* [[Connecting to a wireless access point]]
* [[Howto Configure static routes]]
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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 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]]
* [[Setting up Satellite Internet Connection]]
 
* [[Connecting to a wireless accesspoint]]
 
* [[Fault Tolerant Routing with Alpine Linux]]
 
  
== iSCSI ==
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* [[Setting up a ssh-server]] ''(Using ssh is the preferred way to administer your box remotely)'' <!-- Server and Networking -->
* [[iSCSI Target and Initiator Configuration]]
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** [[HOWTO OpenSSH 2FA with password and Google Authenticator]] ''(A simple two factor setup for OpenSSH)''
* [[iSCSI Raid and Clustered File Systems]]
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* [[How to setup a wireless access point]] ''(Setting up Secure Wireless AP w/ WPA encryption with bridge to wired network)''
* [[High performance SCST iSCSI Target on Linux software Raid]]
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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)''
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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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** [[HOWTO OpenSSH 2FA with password and Google Authenticator]] ''(A simple two factor setup for OpenSSH)''
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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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-->
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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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* [[KDE]]
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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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* [[PipeWire]]
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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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* [[Raspberry Pi - Headless 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]] - kiosk or digital sign
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* [[Raspberry Pi Zero W - Installation]]
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* [[Raspberry Pi Bluetooth Speaker]]
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== PowerPC ==
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* [[Ppc64le|Powerpc64le (Installation)]]
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== IBM Z (IBM z Systems) ==
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* [[s390x|s390x (Installation)]]
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== Applications ==
  
== Network Services ==
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=== Telephony ===
* [[Setting Up Lighttpd With FastCGI]]
 
* [[Setting up a OpenVPN-server with Alpine]]
 
 
* [[Setting up Zaptel/Asterisk on Alpine]]
 
* [[Setting up Zaptel/Asterisk on Alpine]]
* [[Setting up Transmission (bittorrent) with Clutch WebUI]]
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** [[Setting up Streaming an Asterisk Channel]]
* [[Hosting services on Alpine]] ''(This applies to hosting mail, webservices and other services)''
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* [[Freepbx on Alpine Linux]]
** [[Setting up postfix with virtual domains]]
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* [[FreePBX_V3]] ''(FreeSWITCH, Asterisk GUI web acces tool)''
** [[Protecting your email server with Alpine]]
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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)''
 
** [[Hosting Web/Email services on Alpine]]
 
** [[Hosting Web/Email services on Alpine]]
* [[Setting up a ssh-server]]
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* [[ISP Mail Server HowTo]] <!-- solution, Mail -->
* [[Multiple Instances of Services]]
 
* [[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 Upgrade 2.x]]
 
** [[ISP Mail Server 2.x HowTo]] ''(Beta, please test)''
 
** [[ISP Mail Server 2.x HowTo]] ''(Beta, please test)''
* [[Freepbx on Alpine Linux]]
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** [[ISP Mail Server 3.x HowTo]]
* [[Apache authentication: NTLM Single Signon]]
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* [[Roundcube]] ''(Webmail system)''
* [[Generating SSL certs with ACF]]
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* [[Setting up postfix with virtual domains]]
* [[Changing passwords for ACF]]
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* [[Protecting your email server with Alpine]]
* [[Freeradius Active Directory Integration]]
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* [[Setting up clamsmtp]]
* [[High Availability High Performance Web Cache]] ''uCarp + HAProxy for High Availability Services such as Squid web proxy''
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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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* [[Kopano]] ''(Microsoft Outlook compatible Groupware)''
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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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** [[HOWTO OpenSSH 2FA with password and Google Authenticator]] ''(A simple two factor setup for OpenSSH)''
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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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* [[Zabbix|Zabbix - the professional complete manager]] ''(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 -->
 +
* [[SqStat]] ''(Script to look at active squid users connections)''
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 +
* [[Piwik]] ''(A real time web analytics software program)''
 +
* [[Awstats]] ''(Free log file analyzer)''
 +
* [[Intrusion Detection using Snort]]
 +
** [[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)''
 +
* [[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)''
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* [[Linfo]]
  
== Web Applications ==
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* [[Setting up lm_sensors]]
* [[2600hz]] ''FreeSWITCH, Asterisk GUI web acces tool.''
 
* [[Awstats]] ''Free log file analyzer.''
 
* [[Drupal]] ''Content Management System (CMS) written in PHP.''
 
* [[EyeOS]] ''Cloud Computing Desktop.''
 
* [[FreePBX_V3]] ''FreeSWITCH, Asterisk GUI web acces tool.''
 
* [[Glpi]] ''Information Resource-Manager.''
 
* [[MediaWiki]] ''Free web-based wiki software application''
 
* [[Pastebin]] ''Pastebin software application''
 
* [[Phpizabi]] ''Social Networking Platform.''
 
* [[PhpPgAdmin]] ''Web-based administration tool for PostgreSQL.''
 
* [[Phpmyadmin]] ''Web-based administration tool for MYSQL.''
 
* [[Redmine]] ''Project management system ''
 
* [[Request-Tracker]] ''Ticket system''
 
* [[Roundcube]] ''Webmail system''
 
* [[Statusnet]] ''Microblogging Platform.''
 
* [[Sqstat]] ''Script to look active squid users connections.''
 
* [[Webmin]] ''A web-based interface for Linux system.''
 
* [[WordPress]] ''Web software to create website or blog. ''
 
  
== Monitoring ==
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* [[ZoneMinder video camera security and surveillance]]
* [[Traffic monitoring]] ''(For Alpine Linux firewalls)''
 
* [[Setting up traffic monitoring using rrdtool (and snmp)]]
 
* [[Setting up Smokeping]] ''(Smokeping network latency monitoring)''
 
* [[Setting up Cacti]]
 
* [[Setting up NRPE daemon]] ''(Performs remote Nagios checks)''
 
* [[Setting up Zabbix]]
 
* [[Setting Up Fprobe And Ntop]] ''NetFlow collection and analysis''
 
  
 
== Misc ==
 
== Misc ==
* [[Setting up lm_sensors]]
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* [[Formatting HD/Floppy/Other]]
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* [[:Category:Shell]]
* [[Screen on console]]
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* [[:Category:Programming]]
* [[Using espeak on Alpine Linux]]
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* [[Running glibc programs]]
* [[IPTV How To]]
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* [[:Category:Drivers]]
* [[Pllua]]
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* [[:Category:Multimedia]]
* [[Error message on boot: Address space collision: host bridge window conflicts with Adaptor ROM]]
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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]]
 +
* [[Alpine on the Aopen Chromebase or Chromebox Mini with Mainline Kernel]]
 +
* [[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)''
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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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* [[High Availability High Performance Web Cache]] ''(uCarp + HAProxy for High Availability Services such as Squid web proxy)''
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* [[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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== Drafts ==
 
== Drafts ==
Those are not finished yet.
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Currently unfinished/works-in-progress.
* [[Install Alpine on coLinux]]
 
 
* [[Using Racoon for Remote Sites]]
 
* [[Using Racoon for Remote Sites]]
 
* [[Setting up Transparent Squid Proxy]] ''(Covers Squid proxy and URL Filtering system)''
 
* [[Setting up Transparent Squid Proxy]] ''(Covers Squid proxy and URL Filtering system)''
** [[Obtaining user information via SNMP]] ''(Using the Squark Squid authentication helper)''
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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]]
* [[Setting up A Network Monitoring and Inventory System]] ''((Nagios + OpenAudit and related components)''
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* [[Setting up A Network Monitoring and Inventory System]] ''(Nagios + OpenAudit and related components)''
* [[Intrusion Detection using Snort]] ''Installing and configuring Snort and related applications on Alpine 2.0.x''
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* [[Intrusion Detection using Snort]] ''(Installing and configuring Snort and related applications on Alpine 2.0.x)''
* [[IP Accounting]] ''Installing and configuring pmacct for IP Accounting, Netflow/sFlow collector''
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* [[IP Accounting]] ''(Installing and configuring pmacct for IP Accounting, Netflow/sFlow collector)''
* [[Howto Setup a Wireless Access Point]] ''Setting up Secure Wireless AP w/ WPA encryption with bridge to wired network''
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* [[Disk Replication with DRBD]]
* [[Xen Dom0]] ''Setting up Alpine as a dom0 for Xen hypervisor''
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== Obsolete Docs ==
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[[Category:Newbie]]
Those are candidates for rewriting/removal.
 
* [[Bootstrapping Alpine on Soekris net4xxx]]
 
* [[Bootstrapping Alpine on PC Engines ALIX.3]]
 
* [[Installing XUbuntu using Alpine boot floppy]]
 
* [[Setting up trac wiki]]
 

Latest revision as of 04:42, 21 August 2021

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Todo: This material needs to be re-organized .. as Howtos are smaller articles and tutorials are more detailed document both need to be reordered as independent sections


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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, IDEs 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