Install Alpine in Termux

Alpine is a safe secure Linux distribution. If you are a Termux user you need some additional things to run a tool. Most of the users do have not a rooted mobile so they need to use some additional distribution of Linux.

Today we are going to talk about Alpine installation in Termux. Apline is lightweight so we can easily use it in Termux with no additional space and requirements. If your device has 500MB of free space then you can use it.

Here are the few steps you need to consider to install Alpine in Termux:

STEP-1: Download the Termux application from a trusted source like GitHub, F-Droid, or Termux’s official website. Play Store does not provide the latest version of Termux so if you try to use it from the play store then you will face a lot of errors.

STEP-2: Update and Upgrade Termux packages using the given commands.

$ apt update && apt upgrade

STEP-3: Install the proot-distro package in Termux with the given command. Proot-distro is used to download a lot of Linux distributions.

$ pkg install proot-distro

STEP-4: Install alpine using the proot-distro package as given in the command.

$ proot-distro install alpine

STEP-5: Login into the alpine with the given command.

$ proot-distro login alpine

STEP-6: Run the given code to set up Alpine completely.

$ apk update && apk add --no-cache nmap && \
    echo @edge http://nl.alpinelinux.org/alpine/edge/community >> /etc/apk/repositories && \
    echo @edge http://nl.alpinelinux.org/alpine/edge/main >> /etc/apk/repositories && \
    apk update && \
    apk add --no-cache \
    chromium

Now you can enjoy Alpine in Termux and can install a lot of tools inside it. I hope you all understood how you can download Alpine in Termux. For further queries, you can message me on Telegram or Instagram.