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 more …

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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 using …

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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 Mint …

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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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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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Project Euler Progress

I have reached level 2 on Project Euler! This is a big achievement for me.

ShakiestNerd Level 2

What is Project Euler

Project Euler is a very challenging math/programming problem website. It has been a very long time since I took any math classes, so these problems are definitely challenging for me …

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