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Category: OpenBSD

How to filter files for a backup ?

Posted on 2019-05-05 16:12:00 by Vincent in OpenBSD Nas

With the posix [tar](http://man.openbsd.org/tar) command, we cannot exclude files' pattern like [gnu-tar](https://www.gnu.org/software/tar/manual/tar.html) does. This article will propose some alternatives.

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Simple way to generate strong passwords

Posted on 2019-03-16 16:19:00 by Vincent in OpenBSD Security

More and more persons are using a password storage system. Thanks to those systems, we can put complex passwords in our different applications. So, the next need is to create such complex password. This blog will explain how to do it. At the end of the blog, you will see how to perform this on OpenBSD in a simple and efficient way

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moving from vim to nvim

Posted on 2019-03-08 13:47:00 by Vincent in OpenBSD nvim

I'm a vim user since several years. This blog explain how I move to neovim.

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News concerning Yabitrot

Posted on 2019-02-19 20:36:00 by Vincent in OpenBSD Nas yabitrot

In this blog some news concerning the last changes implemented in yabitrot version 0.4

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A non standard method to update OpenBSD

Posted on 2019-02-11 22:16:00 by Vincent in OpenBSD

In this blog I'll share the method I'm using to upgrade my OpenBSD machines without using the console.

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Fapws versus GO

Posted on 2019-02-10 21:17:00 by Vincent in OpenBSD fapws

I'm still looking for a replacement to the good old [fapws](http://www.fapws.org) web server. So, in this blog, I will put fapws in front of web server written in [Go](https://golang.org)

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Fosdem 2019: a full featured NAS on top of OpenBSD

Posted on 2019-02-03 14:46:00 by Vincent in OpenBSD Nas

It was a good experience to present my NAS server to the fosdem. In this post I share some extra elements

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Refresh the desktop background with unsplash pictures

Posted on 2019-01-27 18:17:00 by Vincent in OpenBSD Desktop

On the [unsplash](https://unsplash.com) website we can find lot of very nice pictures. Moreover they have a permissive license (check the [unsplash license](https://unsplash.com/license)). I share a very simple script allowing you to refresh your desktop's background at each logon, or when you want

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Fast asynchronous python web server is really fast

Posted on 2018-11-01 13:18:00 by Vincent in OpenBSD fapws

Since several years, I'm using [fapws3](http://www.fapws.org) for few of my websites. Mainly for servers where resources are limited. Fapws3 has not received lot of commits since long time, so, this post will show my investigation to find an other tiny and fast python web server running python3

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Yet another bit rotation scanner for storage

Posted on 2018-10-19 22:24:00 by Vincent in OpenBSD Nas yabitrot

In order to be sure that the backups of my NAS were coherent and consistent, I was looking for a bit rotation scanner. Unfortunately, I did not find what I need, so I've written mine. This blog explain the why, the how, ...

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