DVCS for your Linux etc configuration
Posted by jpluimers on 2016/04/11
Manually you can do it like this: How To Use Git to Manage your User Configuration Files on a Linux VPS | DigitalOcean.
But there is also etckeeper. There is even a set of manual installation steps for opensuse: backup – etckeeper for opensuse – bash script install and configure – Unix & Linux Stack Exchange.
Three important etckeeper gotchas with powerful scripts like pre-commit
- Ensure you give them executable permissions like chmod 755.
- Ensure they are valid sh scripts.
- Do not give them the .sh extension: