How to Install libcouchbase on OpenSuse to use the Couchbase Python Module

OS: OpenSuse Tumbleweed

Here are the steps to get libcouchbase installed on OpenSuse:

Get dependences:

sudo zypper in libev-devel cmake openssl-devel

Get source:

git clone

Run config and build:

cd libcouchbase
mkdir build

Run tests:



sudo make install

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Now this will only give you the right most exit code if you are piping a command.

~> ls | sort

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ClamAV (ClamTK) Anti-Virus For Ubuntu

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File count from the command line on a Linux system

OS: Linux
Skill Level: Beginner
Prerequisites: Basic Linux CLI and regular expression understanding


When a folder only has a few items in it this trick is not that important, but let say the folder you are looking at has 754,586 files in it? Here is a quick trick …

SSH Login Banner

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Skill level: Beginner
OS: Linux
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Dependencies: Config files:
/etc/ssh/sshd_config /etc/

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