Alpine Linux 3.3.0 Released

The Alpine Linux team announced release of Alpine Linux 3.3.0, first stable release in 3.3.x series. Alpine Linux is an independently evolved general purpose GNU/Linux distribution targeting advanced users who prefer security, simplicity and resource efficiency.



According to official release announcement, following are some updated packages included in this release.
  • linux 4.1 kernel
  • gcc 5.3.0 / musl 1.1.12
  • New repository named community
  • mariadb 10.1
  • Xen 4.6
  • perl 5.22
  • isohybrid boot images
  • refactored initramfs. alpine_dev boot option no longer needed and better support for cryptroot, lvm, mdadm.
  • xorg-server-1.18
  • evince 3.18
  • libreoffice 5.0
  • Mate desktop 1.12
  • qt5 5.5
See complete release announcement in Alpine Linux website.

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