Part 1: Installing NixOS Don't bother gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad, use gstreamer1.0-libav instead Some have been discontinued while others have been commercialised. Before you use any Unix tools to process some file, make sure the file only use Unix line endings. Synk depends on GNU version of patch utility. The shortcut conflicts with Notepad++, here's how to disable it. Alpine uses BusyBox while Ubuntu uses GNU tools, and they behave differently. Here is the list of binaries shipped with the Docker image of Alpine Linux.