Guillaume Hérail

Ramblings of a French guy

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Nov 6, 2019
How to separate work/personal life on Firefox I’m an avid Firefox user, both at work and in my personal life. As such I have some conflincting settings and addons. For example, I use the Lastpass addon in both contexts but since I use different accounts, I needed a way to get them to cohabitate. To cope with that, Firefox comes with profiles. Firefox profiles? Firefox comes with profiles, you can use them to isolate a set of settings/addons/plugins/bookmarks/…
Apr 2, 2018
Lets Encrypt Behind The Firewall Dehydrated is a client for getting certificates from an ACME server (think let’s encrypt). Being written in bash, its dependencies are quite simple: curl/sed/grep/mktemp. Dehydrated allows us to write simple hooks that, in this post, we’ll use to do dns validation against our authoritative bind server. That way, you can use let’s encrypt certificates even if your server is behind a firewall! (provided it has access to your dns authoritative server)
Mar 21, 2018
HP ILO 100 - Get console access when unresponsive We all have some old servers that we forget about, until they crash. When that happens you’ll most likely have to connect to the server’s KVM and when it’s an old ILO 100, prepare for trouble! They happen to get stuck somehow but before restarting everything electrically, you’d like to have a look at the console. Here’s something you can try. Oh, and this trick also works when you browser rejects it.
Mar 5, 2018
Unable to click in Proxmox 4.4 with Firefox There’s a bug preventing touchscreen owners to use Proxmox 4.4 web interface. Here’s a way around it. This workaround has been given by Dominik Csapak on the corresponding bug report. Go to about:config and set dom.w3c_touch_events.enabled to 0. And voilà, you can now click after having restarted your browser!