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Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox.

Release Released Security Support Latest
3.17 2 months and 1 week ago
(22 Nov 2022)
Ends in 1 year and 9 months
(22 Nov 2024)
3.17.1
(09 Jan 2023)
3.16 8 months ago
(23 May 2022)
Ends in 1 year and 3 months
(23 May 2024)
3.16.3
(11 Nov 2022)
3.15 1 year and 2 months ago
(24 Nov 2021)
Ends in 9 months
(01 Nov 2023)
3.15.6
(09 Aug 2022)
3.14 1 year and 7 months ago
(15 Jun 2021)
Ends in 3 months
(01 May 2023)
3.14.8
(09 Aug 2022)
3.13 2 years ago
(14 Jan 2021)
Ended 2 months and 4 weeks ago
(01 Nov 2022)
3.13.12
3.12 2 years and 8 months ago
(29 May 2020)
Ended 9 months ago
(01 May 2022)
3.12.12
3.11 3 years ago
(19 Dec 2019)
Ended 1 year and 2 months ago
(01 Nov 2021)
3.11.13
3.10 3 years and 7 months ago
(19 Jun 2019)
Ended 1 year and 9 months ago
(01 May 2021)
3.10.9
3.9 4 years ago
(29 Jan 2019)
Ended 2 years ago
(01 Jan 2021)
3.9.6
3.8 4 years and 7 months ago
(26 Jun 2018)
Ended 2 years and 9 months ago
(01 May 2020)
3.8.5
3.7 5 years ago
(30 Nov 2017)
Ended 3 years ago
(01 Nov 2019)
3.7.3

There are several releases of Alpine Linux available at the same time. There is no fixed release cycle but rather a snapshot of edge is taken every 6 months as a release. Stable releases are supported normally for 2 years. Security fixes beyond that are on request and when patches are available.

Only the latest release (i.e. v3.16 at this time) gets bug fixes, prior supported releases only get security fixes.

More information is available on the Alpine Linux website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.

You can check the version that you are currently using by running:
cat /etc/alpine-release

You can submit an improvement to this page on GitHub :octocat: . This page has a corresponding Talk Page.

A JSON version of this page is available at /api/alpine.json. See the API Documentation for more information. You can subscribe to the iCalendar feed at /calendar/alpine.ics.

This page was last updated on 10 January 2023. Latest releases are automatically updated.