You Should Use Alpine Linux Instead of Ubuntu

Alpine linux is a linux distribution primarily made for the deploying application on linux distribution and is a rising competitor for the Ubuntu. Alpine Linux is designed for security, simplicity and resource effectivity. It is designed to run directly from RAM.

Currently, the latest version of Alpine Linux is just around 4MB which is insanely amazing. This is the main reason people are using alpine linux for releasing their application. This tiny size as compared to it most famous competitor makes Alpine Linux stand out.

Size Comparison

The following comparison explains what make Alpine Linux distribution our topic of discussing because of its amazing tiny size but the question we all have would be how Alpine Linux achieve the following size?

Alpine Linux - Behind the scenes

The complete secrets and why the alpine linux has such a tiny image size as compared to the above yet it performs all the major operation of any other distribution here.

Alpine Linux is composed of following core components

  1. musl
  2. libc
  3. busybox
  4. apk-tools
  5. toolchain

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You Should Use Alpine Linux Instead of Ubuntu
Chet  Lubowitz

Chet Lubowitz

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How to Install Microsoft Teams on Ubuntu 20.04

Microsoft Teams is a communication platform used for Chat, Calling, Meetings, and Collaboration. Generally, it is used by companies and individuals working on projects. However, Microsoft Teams is available for macOS, Windows, and Linux operating systems available now.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Microsoft Teams on Ubuntu 20.04 machine. By default, Microsoft Teams package is not available in the Ubuntu default repository. However we will show you 2 methods to install Teams by downloading the Debian package from their official website, or by adding the Microsoft repository.

Install Microsoft Teams on Ubuntu 20.04

1./ Install Microsoft Teams using Debian installer file

01- First, navigate to teams app downloads page and grab the Debian binary installer. You can simply obtain the URL and pull the binary using wget;

$ VERSION=1.3.00.5153
$ wget https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/ms-teams/pool/main/t/teams/teams_${VERSION}_amd64.deb

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You Should Use Alpine Linux Instead of Ubuntu

Alpine linux is a linux distribution primarily made for the deploying application on linux distribution and is a rising competitor for the Ubuntu. Alpine Linux is designed for security, simplicity and resource effectivity. It is designed to run directly from RAM.

Currently, the latest version of Alpine Linux is just around 4MB which is insanely amazing. This is the main reason people are using alpine linux for releasing their application. This tiny size as compared to it most famous competitor makes Alpine Linux stand out.

Size Comparison

The following comparison explains what make Alpine Linux distribution our topic of discussing because of its amazing tiny size but the question we all have would be how Alpine Linux achieve the following size?

Alpine Linux - Behind the scenes

The complete secrets and why the alpine linux has such a tiny image size as compared to the above yet it performs all the major operation of any other distribution here.

Alpine Linux is composed of following core components

  1. musl
  2. libc
  3. busybox
  4. apk-tools
  5. toolchain

#linux #docker #ubuntu #alpine #operating-systems #cloud

Tyshawn  Braun

Tyshawn Braun

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10 Best Ubuntu-based Linux Distributions

Ubuntu is arguably one of the most popular and widely-used Linux distribution owing to its classic UI, stability, user-friendliness, and a rich repository that contains over 50,000 software packages. Furthermore, it comes highly recommended for beginners who are trying to give a shot at Linux.

In addition, Ubuntu is supported by a vast community of dedicated opensource developers who actively maintain contribute to its development to deliver up-to-date software packages, updates, and bug-fixes.

There are numerous flavors based on Ubuntu, and a common misconception is that they are all the same. While they may be based on Ubuntu, each flavor ships with its own unique style and variations to make it stand out from the rest.

In this guide, we are going to explore some of the most popular Ubuntu-based Linux variants.

1. Linux Mint

Used by millions around the globe, Linux Mint is a massively popular Linux flavor based off of Ubuntu. It provides a sleek UI with out-of-the-box applications for everyday use such as LibreOffice suite, Firefox, Pidgin, Thunderbird, and multimedia apps such as VLC and Audacious media players.

Linux Mint Desktop

Linux Mint Desktop

Owing to its simplicity and ease-of-use, Mint is considered ideal for beginners who are making a transition from Windows to Linux and those who prefer to steer clear from the default GNOME desktop but still enjoy the stability and the same code base that Ubuntu provides.

The latest Mint release is Linux Mint 20 and is based on the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

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With Ubuntu Linux, use replace command

The replace command is used to make changes or replace strings of text in files or the standard input.It looks for all occurrences of string or text from and replaces it with string or test to. If you’re a student or new user looking for a Linux system to begin with, the easiest place to start is Ubuntu Linux OS. It’s a great Linux operating system for beginners. Ubuntu is an open source Linux operating systems that runs on desktops, laptops, server and other devices.

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Chet  Lubowitz

Chet Lubowitz

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How to Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 20.04

TeamViewer is a cross-platform, proprietary application that allows a user to remotely connect to a workstation, transfer files, and have online meetings. In this tutorial, we will walk you through how to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop through the command line.

Prerequisites

Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges.

Installing TeamViewer on Ubuntu

01- To install TeamViewer, first, download the TeamViewer .deb package. So, open the Terminal and run the following wget command.

$ wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/teamviewer_amd64.deb

02- Once you have downloaded the TeamViewer‘s Debian package, execute the following command to install Teamviewer:

$ sudo apt install ./teamviewer_amd64.deb

The system will prompt you with a [Y/n] option. Type ‘Y‘ and hit the enter key in order for to continue the installation.

03- Once the installation is done, you can launch TeamViewer either by typing the command teamviewer in your terminal or by clicking on the TeamViewer icon (Activities -> TeamViewer).

04- A pop-up License Agreement will be displayed. To proceed, click on the Accept License Agreement button.

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