Fix mount error(95): Operation not supported SMB

Fix mount error(95): Operation not supported SMB
Mounts SMB/CIFS shares with Linux It’s common practice to mount Windows file shares on Linux  using the SMB (Samba) implementation on Linux.  the command is fairly straight forward. # Install the required libraries if you haven't done that yet sudo apt update sudo apt install cifs-utils #Next mount the folder you want sudo mount -t ...

Simple PHP math logic captcha – to help prevent form spam 6

Simple PHP math logic captcha - to help prevent form spam
Why a simple PHP Math Captcha ? If you’re reading this you’re probably aware there are a ton of on-line captcha services like Re-Captcha, hCaptcha ,to help keep your forms and user submitted input free of bot spam,  and other nonsense.  But most require registration with capthca service, setting up API keys etc, so it’s ...

short and simple Linux .profile status banner

short and simple Linux .profile status banner
Here’s just a short post about a little .profile code snippet I use to help give me a brief system overview upon logging into my accounts.. It produces an output similar to the one below.  Now  I understand there are tons of little utilities out there like Neofetch (commind line system information tool), that provides ...

How to schedule and record live internet radio streams

How to schedule and record live internet radio streams
So recently I had a need to record a radio broadcast that happens pretty regularly, but its an overseas station, and the time zone is not convenient to get up in the middle of the night and turn on my mp3 recorder.  So I was looking for a good scheduled radio recorder, but surprisingly didn’t ...

Chess: What I learned as a beginner after playing 1000+ games.

Chess: What I learned as a beginner after playing 1000+ games.
Like many folks my interest in chess we re-kindled when I saw the Netflix mini series Queens Gambit . The fictional account of a chess prodigy Beth Harmon (loosely based on real life chess prodigy Bobby Fischer) and her rise in the cold war era chess tournaments.  So I decided to re-learn the basics and found  ...

Everything you wanted to know about Apollo Guidance Computer … great talk on details of 1st moon landing.

Everything you wanted to know about Apollo Guidance Computer ... great talk on details of 1st moon landing.
Came across a great YouTube talk on the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC)   and its role in the first moon landing.. The AGC is a historic piece of technology that got us to the moon. In a day and age (1960’s) when computers took up an entire room, this custom made piece of hardware and software  ...

Quotes 8

Quotes
Some of my favorite quotes… Just wanted to have a simple web page that I can refer to for some of  my favorite quotes…   “We have two lives, the second begins, when we realize we only have one.” – Confucius   “Change happens when the pain of staying the same is greater than the ...

What I would like to see happen if the US economy were revamped because of this virus

What I would like to see happen if the US economy were revamped because of this virus
My wish list of socioeconomic enhancements for the US would be.. Universal Healthcare: this is a no brainier , every other developed country offers it’s citizens this, they do it for a fraction of the US private system, so it’s bs to say it’s too expensive to do here. In the long run universal healthcare ...

Find largest file in your WordPress uploads folder 1

Find largest file in your WordPress uploads folder
If you run your own WordPress Site or host a clients WP site, its good to keep an eye on disk space, to avoid running out of space at the most inopportune time. One of the main causes of running out of  disk space is when you upload large media files , and over time, ...