Alpine Linux

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Product description

Automate product release and end-of-life managementAlpine Linux is a Linux distribution based on musl and BusyBox, designed for security, simplicity, and resource efficiency. It uses OpenRC for its init system and compiles all user-space binaries as position-independent executables with stack-smashing protection.
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Figure: Release, patch and end-of-life cycle of product Alpine Linux (Alpine Linux)
 

Release strategy

There are several release branches for Alpine Linux available at the same time. Each May and November we make a release branch from edge. The main repository is typically supported for 2 years and the community repository is supported until next stable release.

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Product
Alpine Linux
Vendor
Alpine Linux
Latest version
3.15.4
Licence MIT
MIT
Last verification date
2022-05-13
 

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Alex Aschauer
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