Linux

Installing WordPress on Ubuntu 19.04

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Install LAMP Stack To begin installation of the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MariaDB, PHP) we update the apt catalog. Then we select the packages to install. NOTE: We are also including the git package now so we can use it later. Once the packages are installed, we start them and configure them to auto-start at […]

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Creating a word cloud online

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I often see word clouds online or in marketing, and I am always jealous about how great they look. Well, a little googling the other day and I found this link that included several online generators that make creating of these clouds quick and easy. These tools seem to fall into 2 categories: basic generators […]

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Rolling your r´s in Spanish

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It´s been a little over a year now that Jana and I have been in Honduras. A lot has happened in the past 12 months, including learning how to (poorly) speak Spanish from almost nothing. Jana is doing better than me, but I still have a long way to go – why didn´t I pay […]

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Creating my first Android application

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I have long been interested in programming, especially with the newer mobile platforms (android, IOS, etc..), but never had a need or much time to work with it. Well, this week I got my new Android phone, and I decided now would be a good time to try my hand.I first began looking at AppInventor as […]

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We are moving to Honduras!

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This is something Jana and I have been discussing for several years, and we are finally making a step toward it. We are going to volunteer at the AFE school (www.afehonduras.org) just outside of the Tegucigalpa city dump. So the obvious question – Are you crazy? My thought processThis is a summarized version of my […]

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Running PowerShell code from a web page

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As PowerShell gets used more and more in the IT industry, its not unusual to begin growing libraries of scripts and commands, and even automate some of the scripts to run automatically. After a while, I have developed a method of organizing my library so I can find my scripts as needed, and even include […]