Install Tools in Alpine Linux
Alpine Linux is a lightweight, secure linux distribution. It's very popular for container-based application deployments.
$ apk add [package]
Useful Packages #
I'll possibly update this page if it's useful. Ive been hopping into our dev cluster to test connectivity recently. You can install packages to containers using the
apk command. You would normally do so during the creation of the container image.
$ apk add busybox-extras
Run tools using the
busybox-extras command, e.g.
$ busybox-extras telnet localhost 8080
$ apk add curl
$ apk add bind-tools
$ apk add mysql-client
I think this one actually installs