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 ...

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  ...

saving ContentEditable HTML using PHP simple example 6

saving ContentEditable HTML using PHP simple example
HTML supports (in most browsers) the contentEditable attribute which allows you to dynamically change a web page(s) content by simply editing the page, think of it like a WYSIWYG editor , but built-in to the browser. The purpose of this post is to show you how you can use this to create a simple, but ...

web page hot reload in plain JavaScript + Apache & PHP 4

web page hot reload in plain JavaScript + Apache & PHP
Hot re-loading, that is automatically updating the web page, when its content changes on the server, into the browser is a convenient developer aid for modern tooling like, webpack, AngularJS, ReactJS, VueJS etc.  I created   super simple  way  by just adding one JavaScript include at the bottom of your file and it works with a ...

simple tutorial demo of Javascript Server Sent Events SSE (EventSource) 4

simple tutorial demo of Javascript Server Sent Events SSE (EventSource)
This  easy to follow tutorial will show you how to stream server data  (sometimes called SSE’s, Server Sent Events) , in real-time to your browser. Using  Javascript’s EventSource API  interface we can seamlessly update and display on a web page real-time  server-sent data  all without the complexities of setting up a web socket server. Why ...

my Retirement calculator – can you retire now? 2

my Retirement calculator - can you retire now?
[kkstarratings]I decided to create a modern, easy to use and practical on-line retirement calculator, and I open-sourced it too!  There are ton’s of these available all over the internet, but none really quite had enough details or the specific details I wanted to make them useful.  So I approached this  retirement calculator from the FIRE ...