Creating Alpine Linux Packages

Creating Alpine Linux Packages


28 Lessons


Certificate of Completion

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Creating Alpine Linux Packages
24 Playgrounds
8 Quizzes
26 Illustrations

Takeaway Skills

A general understanding of packaging software in Linux

Hands-on experience with implementation of packaging software in Alpine Linux

An ability to propose addition of new packages to the official Alpine Linux repositories

A working knowledge of Bash and its application to create APK packages

Course Overview

In this course, you will learn how packaging software works in Alpine Linux, the most popular Docker Linux distribution. You’ll first learn the basics: what is Alpine Linux and what are its advantages over other distributions, especially in a Docker environment? Next, you’ll cover the basics of packaging software: what are apk and APKBUILD, where should files be installed, and how can we create basic APKBUILDs and submit them for inclusion in Alpine Linux official repositories? You’ll also learn what makes...Show More


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