Feedback after switching to openSUSE Tumbleweed

Posted on 2020-05-15 in Blog • Tagged with Linux

This article is a follow up to Installing openSUSE next to Fedora with BTRFS where I detailed how I switched to openSUSE Tumbleweed. In this article, now that I have been using Tumbleweed for about 2 months and a half, I'll give some feedback on my experience.

The issues I …

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Installing openSUSE next to Fedora with BTRFS

Posted on 2020-02-23 in Blog • Tagged with Linux, BTRFS

Update: My feedback article is now available.

I wanted to install openSUSE Tumbleweed (the rolling release version of openSUSE) on one of my computers to see how it looked outside a VM (and thus to try to use it daily). I am thinking about switching to this distribution to avoid …

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ZSH tips

Posted on 2018-10-09 in Trucs et astuces • Tagged with ZSH, Shell, Linux



Useful to have a notification when a long command completes.

To enable it, add zbell to your plugins array if you are using oh-my-zsh or source the definition file.

To configure:

  • The minimum time commands must take for the notification to happen, use: ZBELL_DURATION. For instance ZBELL_DURATION …

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Bash tricks

Posted on 2018-10-03 in Trucs et astuces • Tagged with Bash, Shell, Linux



Use this at the top of all your Bash scripts to avoid problems:

# Exit on error.
set -e
# Don't allow undefined variable.
set -u
# Make pipeline fail if any command in it fail.
set -o pipefail

Use dnsmasq with NetworkManager

Posted on 2018-09-08 in Trucs et astuces • Tagged with linux

This will, for instance, allow you to redirect all matching domains to a certain server: dnsmasq will intercept the DNS query and return the ip you specified.

To do this, edit NetworkManager configuration in /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf and add in the main section dns=dnsmasq:


You …

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Run multiple docker daemons on the same host

Posted on 2018-02-25 in Programmation • Tagged with Docker, Linux

Today I am going to explain how you can run multiple docker daemons on the same host. This can be useful if you want several users to use docker and want each of them to be isolated from one another (ie don't see images, containers, … of other users). The solution …

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Use squid and squidGuard to redirect all URLs from a domain to another one

Posted on 2017-06-09 in Trucs et astuces • Tagged with squid, Linux

You may find yourself in a situation where you will need to redirect all URLs from a domain (lets say to another one (lets say This can be done with squid, a proxy server, and squidGuard, an …

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Fusionner deux dépôts git

Posted on 2015-01-17 in Trucs et astuces • Tagged with git, Linux

Récemment, j'ai eu besoin de fusionner deux dépôts en un seul. Ça se fait plutôt bien. Voilà la procédure :

# On clone les dépots
git clone projet1
git clone projet2
cd projet1

# On ajoute le projet2 comme source dans le projet1
git remote add projet2 ../projet2
git fetch projet2

# On liste …

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Un shell pour pelican

Posted on 2015-01-09 in Programmation • Tagged with Bash/Shell, Linux, Pelican

Comme je l'ai déjà dit ici, mon blog est géré par Pelican. Il est également placé sous gestion de version. Pour régénérer automatiquement après chaque modification la version html des pages, il faut utiliser la commande make regenerate. Pour lancer le serveur de test pour voir les pages, on utilise …

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Utiliser trap en bash pour pièger des signaux

Posted on 2015-01-09 in Trucs et astuces • Tagged with Linux, Bash/Shell

Bash est capable d'intercepter les signaux envoyés par certains raccourcis claviers (comme Ctrl-C) et de changer le comportement par défaut de ces raccourcis. Il suffit pour cela d'utiliser la commande trap. Elle prend en premier argument la commande à exécuter puis les signaux sur lesquels elle doit réagir.

Par exemple …

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