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Security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox
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What is Alpine Linux?

Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox.
Alpine Linux is a tool in the Operating Systems category of a tech stack.
Alpine Linux is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Alpine Linux's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Alpine Linux?

54 companies reportedly use Alpine Linux in their tech stacks, including CircleCI, elabftw, and Decision6.

66 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Alpine Linux.

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Why developers like Alpine Linux?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Alpine Linux
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Alpine Linux Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Alpine Linux in their tech stack.

Daniel Quinn
Daniel Quinn
Senior Developer at Founders4Schools · | 2 upvotes · 1.3K views
atThe Paperless ProjectThe Paperless Project
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Alpine Linux is what you use when you care about disk space and not so much about features. As Paperless is using Docker to run its various components: (read: single-purpose virtual machines), Alpine makes perfect sense as each component can be built custom and stripped down to just what we need.

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Alpine Linux Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Alpine Linux?
Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.
It is designed for security, consistency, and reliability. Instead of installing packages via yum or apt, it uses Linux containers to manage your services at a higher level of abstraction. A single service's code and all dependencies are packaged within a container that can be run on one or many machines.
The CentOS Project is a community-driven free software effort focused on delivering a robust open source ecosystem. For users, we offer a consistent manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. For open source communities, we offer a solid, predictable base to build upon, along with extensive resources to build, test, release, and maintain their code.
Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software.
A clone of the operating system Unix, written from scratch by Linus Torvalds with assistance from a loosely-knit team of hackers across the Net. It aims towards POSIX and Single UNIX Specification compliance.
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Alpine Linux's Followers
46 developers follow Alpine Linux to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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