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

KDE Wallet  KDE  SSH Keys  ssh-agent  ksshaskpass  Kubuntu 

How to setup KDE Wallet for use with SSH keys with ssh-agent and ksshaskpass.

Read 2019-06-08

PHP  Composer 

How to create a new PHP project from scratch using composer.

Read 2019-06-07

PHP  PHP functions  quick tips  web development 

A better way to perform intermediate to complex string replace routines in PHP.

Read 2019-05-03

linux  KDE  Kubuntu  Kubuntu 18.04 

Notes on setup and preferences for Kubuntu 18.04

Read 2019-05-03