Distribution Release: Alpine Linux 3.11.0



  • Alpine Linux is a community developed operating system designed for routers, firewalls, VPNs, VoIP boxes and servers. The C library used is musl and the base tools are all provided by BusyBox. The project’s latest version is Alpine Linux 3.11.0. It features a new kernel and initial support for installing the GNOME and KDE Plasma desktops. Most Python 2 packages have been removed. “We are pleased to announce the release of Alpine Linux 3.11.0, the first in the v3.11 stable series. New features and noteworthy new packages: Linux 5.4 kernel (linux-lts). Support for Raspberry Pi 4 (aarch64 and armv7). Initial GNOME and KDE support. Support for Vulkan. MinGW-w64 and DXVK support. Rust is available on all architectures except s390x Significant updates: Linux 5.4.5, GCC 9.2.0, Busybox 1.31.1, musl libc 1.1.24, LLVM 9.0.0, Go 1.13.4, Python 3.8.0, Perl 5.30.1, Postgresql 12.1, Rust 1.39.0, Crystal 0.31.1, Erlang 22.1, Zabbix 4.4.3, Nextcloud 17.0.2, Git 2.24.1, Xen 4.13.0, Qemu 4.2.0.” Further details can be found in the distribution’s release announcement. Download (pkglist): alpine-standard-3.11.0-x86_64.iso (121MB, SHA256, signature), alpine-extended-3.11.0-x86_64.iso (457MB, SHA256, signature).

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