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Top new questions this week:

How do Authenticators work?

When it came to choosing an authenticator app for GitHub and other sites, I ended up with the Sophos, because, why not. Apparently, I could have chosen the Google app or a different one. That would ...

security two-factor-authentication  
user avatar asked by Manngo Score of 25
user avatar answered by grawity_u1686 Score of 40

Dark mode in Notepad++ doesn't work with user defined language

I have a User Defined Language like this in my Notepad++ v8.5.8 In a light mode, the display looked fine However, when I used Dark Mode, all the text was highlighted in white, making the display ...

user avatar asked by Nemo Score of 4
user avatar answered by Jackdaw Score of 6

Network devices cannot ping subnetwork devices

OS: Win 10 home ISP modem/router: Actiontec T3200M Subnetwork router: Asus RT-N66U T3200M Lan Mode: wireless router Lan IP: Mask: IP pool: Dhcp reservation ...

networking routing  
user avatar asked by Gerald Manweiler Score of 4
user avatar answered by jcaron Score of 5

HP ProBook 455 G7 stopped working after BIOS update

An HP ProBook 455 G7 had BIOS updated using the update tool from HP. This was recommended by HP as "standard maintenance". The update proceeded to end without interruption; there was no ...

bios updates hp  
user avatar asked by DrMoishe Pippik Score of 3
user avatar answered by DrMoishe Pippik Score of 3

CUPS refuses to print with "Unauthorized"

Connected Brother driverless printer to Debian 12 machine. Attempting to print results in "lp: Unauthorized". CUPS can print a test page successfully. Checked OpenSuse CUPS Problem, but ...

linux debian printing printer cups  
user avatar asked by casualuser Score of 2

Was there ever a M+B combined slot on motherboard?

I am new to M.2 and nvme and have been reading materials on them. I think I know all the basics now. But still have one question, was there ever a M+B combined slot/connector on motherboard? Wikipedia ...

ssd nvme m2-connector  
user avatar asked by Rick Score of 2

TP Link Deco Router gets killed when Mac Mini is powered on

I'm facing a issue for quite a few months now, My internet connection gets killed when I supposedly turn on my Mac Mini/ Windows 11 Dell Laptop. I verified that my ISP isn't failing by checking the ...

networking macos router mac wireless-router  
user avatar asked by Alpha Charlie Score of 2

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Outlook needs password but dialog box disappears

I have the same problem outlined in this forum thread - my Outlook shows the "Need Password" in the status bar: But if I click it nothing happens, no dialog appears. There is also this button "Type ...

microsoft-outlook microsoft-outlook-2016  
user avatar asked by sashoalm Score of 58
user avatar answered by harrymc Score of 55

Getting curl to output HTTP status code?

I'm using curl at the command line on Linux to issue HTTP requests. The response bodies are printed to standard out, which is fine, but I can't see from the man page how to get curl to print the ...

http curl status  
user avatar asked by kdt Score of 1449
user avatar answered by pberlijn Score of 953

How to save a remote server SSL certificate locally as a file

I need to download an SSL certificate of a remote server (not HTTPS, but the SSL handshake should be the same as Google Chrome / IE / wget and curl all give certificate check fail errors) and add the ...

ssl certificate  
user avatar asked by Kimvais Score of 441

How can I reduce the consumption of the `vmmem` process?

I installed docker on windows home which uses WSL2 as a backend. However, since doing this a process called vmmem seems to be consistently consuming a lot of computational resources. I ran docker stop ...

windows-10 memory docker resources  
user avatar asked by CiaranWelsh Score of 247
user avatar answered by smigel Score of 216

How to fix warning about ECDSA host key

I'm trying to setup password-less SSH on an Ubuntu server with ssh-copy-id myuser@myserver, but I'm getting the error: Warning: the ECDSA host key for 'myserver' differs from the key for the IP ...

ssh security ubuntu-server ssh-keys  
user avatar asked by Cerin Score of 520
user avatar answered by grawity_u1686 Score of 766

If USB is not listed in BIOS as a boot option, does that mean the machine can't boot from USB?

I just purchased an Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A-DH51 with Windows 8. I want to wipe the drive and do a clean install but USB is not listed as a boot option in the BIOS. Does this mean it is not possible? ...

usb uefi asus-laptop zenbook  
user avatar asked by Chace Fields Score of 99
user avatar answered by mediafinger Score of 90

How do I exit telnet?

I start telnet by telnet host port. How do I stop it in Windows? Shockingly, Ctrl+C doesn't work.

windows telnet  
user avatar asked by Val Score of 484
user avatar answered by Claudius Score of 707

Can you answer these questions?

RPi 4 Keeps Hanging: Docker Services & SSH Fail Randomly

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 with an SSD running Raspberry OS Lite. I run Docker containers for Home Assistant, Pi-Hole, and NetDaemon. I've been experiencing random hangs where the system becomes ...

linux ssh docker raspberry-pi  
user avatar asked by Eugene Niemand Score of 1

GRUB: Windows Memory Diagnostic

I've been trying to add the "Windows Memory Diagnostic" utility to my GRUB bootloader. I have not had any luck, though. Every script I've tried writing has resulted in an error message, with ...

windows boot memory grub diagnostic  
user avatar asked by Mickey42302 Score of 1

Option to create new text document randomly disappears in Windows 11 and only returns after I restart my computer

On my new Windows 11 laptop, the option to create a new text file seems to disappear from the right-click menu every so often. I have to restart my computer to make this option re-appear. Is there a ...

user avatar asked by Danny Score of 1
user avatar answered by Mr.Key7 Score of 0
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