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Alpine Linux vs Android OS: What are the differences?

Developers describe Alpine Linux as "Security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox". Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox. On the other hand, Android OS is detailed as "An open source mobile operating system by Google". It is a mobile platform which powers phones, tablets, watches, TVs, cars etc. It makes doing business easier, in the office or out in the field. Manage entire fleets of devices with a touch. Keep corporate data protected with built-in security. And help your employees get more done.

Alpine Linux and Android OS belong to "Operating Systems" category of the tech stack.

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Pros of Alpine Linux
Pros of Android OS
  • 9
    Secure
  • 9
    Good in containers
  • 7
    Fast
  • 4
    Customization
  • 3
    Google
  • 3
    Open Source
  • 3
    Material Design
  • 3
    Not Apple
  • 1
    Play Store
  • 1
    Easier to install APK’s
  • 1
    Reliable
  • 1
    Secure
  • 1
    Google Assistant

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Cons of Alpine Linux
Cons of Android OS
  • 2
    Cannot install metasploit
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    What is Alpine Linux?

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

    What is Android OS?

    It is a mobile platform which powers phones, tablets, watches, TVs, cars etc. It makes doing business easier, in the office or out in the field. Manage entire fleets of devices with a touch. Keep corporate data protected with built-in security. And help your employees get more done.

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