How to Install Papercups on Alpine Linux Latest

Papercups is an open-source customer messaging platform that provides a live chat widget and a customizable chatbot that can be easily integrated into any website or mobile app.

This tutorial will guide you through the process of installing Papercups on Alpine Linux Latest.


Before you start, ensure that you have the following requirements:

Step 1 - Install Dependencies

The first step is to install the necessary dependencies:

sudo apk add --no-cache \
    curl \
    nodejs \

Step 2 - Download and Install Papercups

Next, let's download and install Papercups:

sudo npm install -g papercups

Step 3 - Set up the Environment Variables

Now, we need to set up the environment variables to run Papercups:

export PAPERCUPS_API_KEY=[your_api_key]
export PAPERCUPS_BASE_URL=[your_base_url]

You can find your API key and base URL on your Papercups dashboard.

Step 4 - Run Papercups

Finally, we can run Papercups using the following command:


Papercups should be up and running now.


In this tutorial, we learned how to install Papercups on Alpine Linux Latest. Now, you can integrate Papercups into your website or mobile app to provide excellent customer support.

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