Alpine Linux as a server

Daniel’s documentation for using Alpine Linux for local servers on x86-64 and Raspberry Pi family.

These documents use only the ‘main’ repository, except in one or more optional HowTo guides.

In addition, these documents try to keep things DRY (don’t repeat yourself) in order to avoid out-of-sync information on the same topic.

Installation & configuration notes

Install as a server on a Raspberry Pi

Install and configure base server (x86-64, Pi, and x86)

Do important post-install configuration

Add recommended tweaks and configuration

Additional notes

Kernel and hardware notes



You can ‘git clone’ the source code for this documentation and submit a pull request if you wish to contribute changes.

You can also browse or create and issue on GitLab if you’ve noticed and error or area to improve, or have a related request.

Cover photo credits

For the version on Daniel F. Dickinson’s technical / professional website (the Wild Tech “Garden”) we should mention: Credit for cover illustration of a titan (Prometheus) dominating a vast mountainous landscape: Artie Navarre from Pixabay.

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