Create Alpine Linux VM with VirtualBox

Today a tutorial for creating a Alpine Linux VM with VirtualBox. The only limitation is that VirtualBox is already installed. Furthermore,  all of the steps are performed in the terminal (without VirtualBox-GUI).

Creation of VM

Basic Alpine installation

Note: if you have an answers file you can do…

Remove medium (ISO)

Update Packages and install VirtualBox additions

Optional steps

Speed up with VBoxManage

If you use Virtualbox, you can speed up your daily workflow with VBoxManage. This guide show some basic commands.

Precondition

Commands

There ‘s more! If you are familiar with basic commands, read the help or user manual!