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  • Last Updated : 27 Jul, 2022
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Alpine is a messaging tool that focuses on screens. Alpine includes a wide range of configurable “power-user” and personal-preference capabilities, but its default configuration purposely restricts the functionality it delivers to the beginner user. A variation of Alpine called alpine substitutes to function keys for single-letter mnemonic instructions. The standard feature set of Alpine includes: Viewing, saving, exporting, deleting, printing, replying, and forwarding messages. Use Pico, a basic editor with word-wrapping and a spell-checker, to write messages. Messages may be put off until a later time. Management and selection of message folders in full screen.

How to install alpine on ubuntu

On Ubuntu 20.04, there are three options for installing abs-guide. Apt-get, apt, and aptitude are all available. Each strategy of installation will be described in detail in the following sections. You may select any of them.

  • Using apt-get to install  
  • Using aptitude to install  
  • Using apt to install  

Method 1: Using the apt-get command

Step 1: Update the apt database with the following command using apt-get.

sudo apt-get update

Updating-apt-database

 

Step 2: After upgrading the apt database, we can use apt-get to install abs-guide by performing the following command:

 sudo apt-get -y install alpine

Installing-alpine

 

Method 2: Using apt

Step 1: Update the apt database with the following command using apt.

sudo apt update

Updating-apt-database

 

Step 2: After upgrading the apt database, we can use apt to install abs-guide by performing the following command:

sudo apt -y install alpine 

Installing-alpine

 

Method 3: Using aptitude

Step 1:  Since aptitude is not typically installed by default on Ubuntu, you might need to install it first if you wish to utilize this method. To update the apt database with aptitude, run the following command.

sudo aptitude update

Updating-aptitude

 

Step 2: After upgrading the apt database, we can use aptitude to install abs-guide by performing the following command:

 suodo aptitude -y install alpine

Installing-alpine

 

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