Python  beautiful soup  python 3  scraping 

Notes for web scraping projects utlizing Python 3 and Beautiful Soup

Read 2020-01-30

MySQL  MariaDB  RDBMS  system administration 

Quick notes on how to enable root / admin user privileges from remote hosts.

Read 2019-12-31

stat  linux  linux utilities  permissions 

Easily display the permissions (in octal form) of a file or folder in linux with the 'stat' command.

Read 2019-11-21

Android  Android apps 

A list of useful android apps; focusing on free, open source, and user respecting apps.

Read 2019-11-15

PHP  PHP 7.1  type safety 

A quick look at how to declare a nullable return type in PHP 7.1 and above.

Read 2019-11-05

Ubuntu  Ubuntu 18.04  Personal Package Archives (PPA) 

Quick command to list software sources and additional PPAs in Ubuntu 18.04

Read 2019-11-05


Save the contents of a python interactive session to a file.

Read 2019-11-01

static sites  JAMstack  web forms 

A few options for handling form submissions on static websites.

Read 2019-11-01

CSS  box-shadow 

Quick reference for CSS box-shadow property

Read 2019-10-18

KDE  Okular  PDF  Kubuntu 

Find and fix the XML file that Okular uses to store PDF bookmark data.

Read 2019-10-01

VPN  Algo VPN  WireGuard  Kubuntu  Ubuntu  Kubuntu 18.04  Ubuntu 18.04  wg-quick  networking  routing 

How setup a WireGuard VPN client on Ubuntu/Kubuntu 18.04 (VPN provisioned using Algo VPN)

Read 2019-08-10

linux  Battery Life  Power Management  Laptops  TLP 

Some tips to improve laptop battery life on Kubuntu 18.04 (mostly applicable to Ubuntu and other linux variants as well).

Read 2019-08-09

rsync  linux 

Better file/directory copying with rsync; a fast, versatile, remote (and local) file-copying tool

Read 2019-08-09

Ubuntu 16.04  PHP  PHP 7.0  PHP 7.1 

How to upgrade from PHP 7.0 to PHP 7.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial)

Read 2019-07-29

yum  CentOS  package management  linux  system administration 

A quick reference for Yum - the CentOS package manager.

Read 2019-07-05