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Qubes OS Checklist

  1. qubes-dom0-update

Fedora Template

  1. sudo yum update

For general coding:

sudo yum install ruby ruby-devel fish vim git mercurial svn gcc gcc-c++ genkey keychain
sudo chsh user

For transmet dev work:

sudo yum install postgresql postgresql-contrib postgresql-server

For Markdown work:

sudo yum install Perl-Digest-MD5 retext

Firefox in VMs##

  1. ublock-origin
  2. HTTPS everywhere
  3. Switch search to DuckDuckGo
  4. Set Security/Remember Passwords to false

Postgresql in VMs

Sourced from

Local backup references/qubes-postgresql/

Create persistant storage for Postgresql

cd /rw
sudo mkdir -p var/pgsql/data
sudo chown postgres:postgres var/pgsql/data
sudo chmod 700 var/pgsql/data
sudo mkdir -p var/pgsql/backups
sudo chown postgres:postgres var/pgsql/backups
sudo chmod 700 var/pgsql/backups

Initializing the database

sudo su
rm -rf /var/lib/pgsql
ln -s /rw/var/pgsql /var/lib/pgsql
postgresql-setup initdb

Configuring the database cluster for local app access

sudo su - postgres
vi /var/lib/pgsql/data/pg_hba.conf
    host    all     all    md5
    host    all     all     ::1/128         md5

Configuring a database database (example transmet)

sudo systemctl start postgresql
sudo -s -H -u postgres
/usr/bin/createuser -S -P -E transmet
/usr/bin/createdb --owner transmet --encoding utf8 transmet

Preparing for a reboot

sudo vi config/rc.local
    rm -rf /var/lib/pgsql
    ln -s /rw/var/pgsql /var/lib/pgsql
    /usr/bin/systemctl enable postgresql &
    /usr/bin/systemctl start postgresql &
sudo chmod u+x config/rc.local

Go Development VM

  1. Setup keychain

  2. Get go from and place it in ~/go

  3. Set shell paths in ~/.config/fish/

     set -xU GOROOT /home/user/go   
     set -xU GOPATH /home/user/src/go   
     set -U fish_user_paths  /home/user/go/bin /home/user/src/go/bin

Eclipse for Go setup

  1. Get eclipse (and add ~ /home/user/eclipse/java-mars/eclipse to the fish path)
  2. Install eclipse plugins for:
    1. goeclipse
    2. WTP (web tools platform)
    3. egit
    4. TM Terminal
  3. Configure goeclipse and have it run commands to get oracle and gocode