Initial config settings for Alpine Linux
Create a normal user
It is good practice to have a normal user account for everyday usage.
- Start by logging on with your root account.
- Run the following command to add a user:
adduser -h /home/steven -s /bin/ash steven
If you are using Alpine Linux as a server, then you shouldn't install the desktop. However if you'd like to use it as a workstation, here are the commands to install a desktop GUI.
apk add xfce4
apk add lxdm
rc-update add lxdm
rc-service lxdm start
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