Getting rid of unneeded linux firmwares in Alpine

The default Alpine Linux installation comes with many unneeded firmwares installed (just in case). Luckily, they can be easily removed with a simple apk add linux-firmware-none.

Top et Htop

Top is a posix command to collect many informations about running processes on your machine. Htop is a popular alternative giving you the same informations plus some more in a nicer interface.

My usual routine to update the Linux kernel

Each new major kernel release i upgrade it. I enable/disable the new options and all. Here's my little ritual.

GLSA from Gentoo

Small introduction to GLSA. It's a team from Gentoo, but also a command to patch your system against security breaches.

Multi keyboard layouts in Xorg

How to configure Xorg to have multiple keyboard layouts on multiple physical keyboards ?

AMD Graphic Drivers 2017

AMD just opensourced another piece of their graphic stack

NIB : Mon assistant personnel IRC

Here is my nib : nano irc bot. It's written in shell and I use it as a personnal assistant to monitor machines, rss feeds, crypto currencies, to manage my todolist and some other features.

Easily manage your dotfiles with git

Manage your dotfiles without a new soft. Easily with versionning and all.

Unmount your root without reboot

How to unmount your root filesystem when your os runs on it ? Follow the guide

Foldcat : text hints will browsing your folders in your shell

This is a small script i use to remember things as I browse my filesystem.

Keep rsync from filling an unmounted partition

A small tip to avoid filling your host partition when you forgot to mount a fs.

Managing Gentoo's overlay without layman

Managing Gentoo's overlay without using the good old layman

Start services in tmux at boot times

A trick to bypass your init in order to start applications in tmux at boot times. Really handy and better than a classic init.

Multi devices BTRFS

Let's play with BTRFS multi devices.

Devtmpfs and Udev are on board of a boat

Post-Mortem following an electricity outage.

A Modern linux desktop

Some thoughts about modern linux desktops. Which tools,philosohy to reach which goals.

New kernel not for fun