Mount NetGear ReadyShare Drive in Linux Mint

I wanted to be able to access my USB storage disk attached to my NeatGear WNDR4000 router from Linux Mint 19 Tara. More specifically, add it as a drive in the Nemo File Manager.

After quick internet search turned up the Samba command:

smb://readyshare/USB_Storage

I tried that in …

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Learning Curves and Procrastination


To often, I find myself looking for additional resources. Python development is a good example.

There are great articles and web-sites online that tell you all kinds of interesting stuff. There are places that answer every conceivable question. I have free ebooks that I have downloaded. I have purchased books …

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Gramps - Genealogy Application

One of my goals is to get back into doing family tree research. That means getting organized! I have quite a bit of information collected over the years. This includes GEDCOM data from using previous genealogy applications.

Yes, I know, ancestry.com is highly recommended for doing genealogy research. I'm …

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Elastic Search

I am starting to learn ElasticSearch (https://www.elastic.co/). I have recently became involved in a project at work which utilizes elastic. So, a good way to learn it is to set up my own instance at home. I also signed up for a couple of classes on Udemy …

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Project Euler Level 3

I have reached level 3 on Project Euler! This means that I have completed 75 of the math challenges on the site. There are currently 633 problems on the site. I have barely scratched the surface.

ShakiestNerd Level 3

Project Euler is a very challenging math/programming problem website. I am currently working …

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Splitting a Calibre Library

If you have a collection of eBooks, you may already be a Calibre user. Calibre is a powerful ebook manager that helps organize your collection of electronic books. It supports every major ebook format that I have ever thrown at it. If you have any ebook or document collection that …

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