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Lektor-PythonMarkdown v1.2 shipped with Markdown v3.x support

Lately we worked on Lektor-PythonMarkdown plugin which is used to build this web site. With this new release we made it compatible with the latest version of Mardown v3.x. This is little improvement and allow you to enjoy all the benefits of this new version within Lektor. Enjoy !

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zfs-format-disk: Replace ZFS Disk on Proxmox server

Proxmox VE provide really good support for ZFS. Right from the installation, we may install the OS on ZFS. Using the web interface, we may create filesystem or volume to be used by virtual machine. Virtual Machine snapshot make use of ZFS snapshot. It also support some feature that we have yet to...

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Lektor-PythonMarkdown plugin

Since 2014, we are using a static file generator to build our website. We used Jekyll to start with. It served us very well for a while, but after a year Jekyll proved to be painful to customize and maintain. Adding macro was requiring to write them in ruby. The visual appearance is not completel...

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How to setup Gitlab CI/CD ?

We’ve been using Jenkins since 2014. Jenkins serves us well for the last couple of years. But with the rise of CI/CD, there are more tools providing rich full feature for CICD integration. Gitlab CICD is a new player from a well-known vendor. This article won’t go into details about the pros and ...

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Proxmox VE: ZFS primarycache=all or metadata

Awhile back, we benchmark our Proxmox infrastructure in various ways mainly to experiment and to get the maximum out of the hardware we had. We did write two articles on the subject to share our result and conclusion, but we did not take the time to share all our result. In an initiative to conti...

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Supermicro X8 - Fan control (smx8fancontrol)

A while ago, i bought two used Supermicro server to build our lab with Proxmox. These servers are Supermicro SuperServer 6016T-MTLF equipped with X8DTL-if motherboard. These are stable servers but a bit old. Still, for our current needs, these servers meet our expectation in terms of performance....

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New promotional brochure

We proudly present our new promotional brochures for the launch of the new version of Minarca for the general public! See our list of available plans and get info on how to follow us on social media and gain access to all the latest Minarca updates. We look forward to doing business with you!

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Access Minarca directly from your cell phone

The new "Add to Home Screen" button gives you instant access to the Minarca web interface on your cell phone. Simply open the "Settings” tab of your Internet browser, and select the "Add to Home Screen" option. A shortcut will be automatically created on your desktop!

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Try the new version of Minarca!

Try Minarca for free for 30 days! Ever since we launched the beta version of Minarca in October 2015, our team has been working to provide you with a more efficient and user-friendly version. Minarca, which allows you to back up data online through a web interface, is constantly evolving to bette...

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D3js for Rdiffweb

I don't know about you, but I do love diagrams and graphs. It's so useful, in a glimpse of an eye you get the big picture. For these reasons, I had the idea to include graphs within Rdiffweb. I've worked on a new plugin soon available for Rdiffweb and Minarca (my SaaS version of Rdiffweb). This p...

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Rdiffweb on Python 3

During the holidays, I had planned to use my spare time to work on Rdiffweb. There are a lot of minor issues I wanted to get fixed. I like to improve Rdiffweb. Even more since I'm using it to offer professional backup storage for small-medium business (Minarca). So, the plan was to fix minor stuf...

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Rdiffweb release announcement v0.8.3

Since I didn't announce the major release version v0.8 publish in December, I will announce the minor release v0.8.3. It provides various fix to properly generate tar.gz and zip archives for foreign language. As for release v0.8, here are some highlight included in this release: Introduce a plugi...

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New buisness card

It's a pleasure to present our new business card!

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Launching Minarca

Who among you never had the bad experience of losing important data, forgot to perform a backup or loose an equipment? Minarca is a safe and automatic backup solution. Data is accessible via it's web interface. Whether you are an individual, self-employed or a small business, Minarca has a plan f...

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Rdiffweb demo web server

To allow interested users to have a quick interactive overview of rdiffweb, we created a demo version. In this demo, you can see all the cool features without having to install the software! The demo site is protected by password. The login details are: http://demo.patrikdufresne.com/ Username: a...

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Test rdiffweb with Vagrant

To facilitate access and evaluation of rdiffweb to newcomers, we've created a configuration file for Vagrant. Vagrant is a tool that easily creates a virtual machine and run a provisioning routine. For more information, visit the Vagrant's website. In short, with this tool it is possible to have ...

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Font Awesome for SWT

With growing demand for web application, we see a lot of new technologies to meet that need: Bootstrap, node.js, Vaddin, Fontello, etc. Today, I try to bring some of this technology to desktop application development. Yes, it still exists! I developed a library to easily use Font Awesome icons in...

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Rdiff-backup compared to others

With the development of rdiffweb and soon the launch of our online backup solution minarca, rdiff-backup is at the center of our solutions. Personally, I am an rdiff-backup user for over 5 years. I use it to make backups of servers and my laptops. Recently, I came across an article that compares ...

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Switch button for SWT

I'm working on a Java project making use of SWT where I wanted a nice user interface for the configuration panel: something modern and nice looking. I was inspired by the simple design of Gnome 3. SWT widget does not provide a switch button out of the box. Various projects are proposing a switch ...

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Rdiffweb development version

For those willing to test it, I'm working on a future rdiffweb release. I've already wrote about it in my previous post. Have a look at github and the roadmap to know what changes. Quick How to install (on debian or ubuntu) sudo apt-get install python-cherrypy3 python-pysqlite2 libsqlite3-dev pyt...

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