NextCloud Update Files

I have a NextCloud instance that I have run for over a year. In the meantime, there have been several updates. In fact, there was one yesterday that I installed. The Admin section has a nice tool for installing the update and it has worked seamlessly each time.

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Email Clean Up

Happy New Year!

I’m cleaning up my email to start out this year. I want my email to be a place where I take care of business. When I get an important email I don’t want it to get lost in the clutter. Time to clean up and …

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Word List Dictionary in Linux

Learned something interesting today. There is a word list text file on my Linux Mint computer that contains over 100,000 English words. In fact, there are several word files for some common languages. Your word files may vary based on your Linux distribution or locale. The files are in …

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Dropping Google Analytics on Can of Worms

I have made a couple of small changes to the Can of Worms website to improve user anonymity.

The Google Analytics link has been removed. I really don’t want to track you or anything like that. I would only glean a small amount of information while enabling Google to …

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Pelican Upgrade

OK, I’ve been pretty slow with writing articles for this little can of worms. Hope to pick up the pace next year.

So, while thinking about it, I decided it might be a good idea to get my installation of Pelican up to date. So, I checked the version …

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Linux ls Command - Getting Started

I learned DOS first. Back in the day, I knew it pretty well. Occassionally, the need still arises to throw together a batch file to automate some little thing. The mainstay of DOS commands is DIR - the directory command - which lists out files and folders.

Now, I’m using Linux …

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Moving up to Postgres

I have used SQLite for quite a while. It has been my go-to database for small projects and a couple of not-so-small projects for personal use.

At work, we typically use SQL Server and occasionally have to deal with Oracle. For little stuff, I can get away with a SQLite …

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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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