Alpine Linux is a lightweight Linux distribution. Alpine Linux team has announced the latest release of Alpine 3.6.2 on Jun 17, 2017. This is a bugfix release of the v3.6 musl based branch, based on linux-4.9.32 kernels and it contains bugfixes. Download the latest version of Alpine Linux from below URL.
Create Docker Container
Alpine Linux is also available in Docker container from its official team, Run the following command to pull the latest release of Alpine Linux. For more details visit docker hub.
$ docker pull alpine
Alpine Linux – Features and Upgrades
New features introduced in Alpine Linux 3.6.0
- Support for 64-bit little-endian POWER machines (ppc64le)
- Support for 64-bit IBM z Systems (s390x)
- Rust 1.17.0 and Cargo 0.18.0
- GHC 8.0.2
- Julia 0.5.2
The following packages has been upgraded in this release,
- GCC 6.3
- LLVM 4.0
- PHP 7.1
- Go 1.8
- Python 3.6
- LuaJIT 2.1beta3
- nginx 1.12
- Ruby 2.4
Visit the Alpine Linux 3.6.2 official release page for more details.