Install jq on Alpine Linux

Jun 08, 2022 · 1 min read · Post a comment
Install jq on Alpine Linux

Yet another quick and easy jq installation on alpine linux. You can use it as a part of your Dockerfile as well.


  • Alpine Linux
  • sudo access

Install JQ on Alpine Linux

Step 1. Update the Alpine system packages.

sudo apk update

Step 2. Install jq.

sudo apk add jq

Step 3. Verify the installation.

jq --help


jq - commandline JSON processor [version master-v20220328-1108-g836ca403de]


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