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acme-dns server hosted on DigitalOcean fails to issue wildcard certificates

I have the need to issue certbot wildcard certificates for different domain names hosted in different DNS providers. I have installed acme-dns server on a Digital Ocean droplet and I am having ...
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(Re-)starting a systemd unit with user input on Ansible

Tools like gocryptfs have some advantages when they're used in combination with systemd, because dependency, status and permissions can easily be defined. Since it needs a passphrase, it would either ...
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TTL of a dynamic arp entry in windows (not base time, actual time)

When I run arp -a on my cmd I get a list of arp entries. The dynamic entries expire when their timer expires and then they are deleted from the arp cache. How can I see how much time a certain entry ...
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Boot Windows (7,10,11) installation in GRUB on GPT partittioned USB

The question is why chainloader +1 works with MBR partittioned USB and can boot with bootmgr but GPT version of my USB stick brings me back to GRUB console after chainloading? Also no luck with ntldr /...
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How can I establish a Client-Server interaction between containers and their local host machine?

I am writing a simple Unity3d desktop application that has a client-server side model. I'd like to dockerize client side within a container (there's a reason for this btw). But issue is, how would I ...
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hard disk suddnely disappear

My hard disk has suddenly disappeared and doesn't show up again. I can't find it in disk management or device manager. I can find it in intel optane memory and I can see the temperature of the drive....
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Can't open pseudoterminals from local following an update on Arch

I did a complete update (via yay->pacman), restarted, and now I seemingly can't open any pseudoterminals. All I can do is switch to TTY/teletype terminals. If I try to open a terminal app, it just ...
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New install - Windows 10 Pro 21H2 Security Tab missing from "Update & Security" & unable to locate Defender Antivirus

New install of Windows 10 21H2 from official Micriosoft ISO. I have two issues. Issue 1 If I Click Start Button > Settings > Update & Security Normally the third option down the list on the ...
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Match all lines which contain string but do not contain other string (with regular expression)

I have this 3 lines, starting with <p class="sd-23">. The second line does not contain the closing tag </p> So, I need to use a regex as to find all lines which contain <p ...
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File type displays incorrectly in Windows Explorer

I prefer to use google chrome as the default opener for pdf files. However, this causes Windows to display the type as "Chrome HTML Document" in File Explorer. Is there a way to make Windows ...
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modify a router's reply to macOS's reverse DNS query such that hostname defaults to the .local domain

I have read that on BSD/macOS/OS X, hostname is found from a search that includes a few places. One part of the search can be a reverse DNS lookup. For DNS lookup, I observe different behavior on ...
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VM Freezes and Crashes on Reboot

After installing Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Windows 11 and Rocky Linux with QEMU 7.0 (qemu-system-aarch64), VM does not restart and freezes. I myself close QEMU with CTRL+C. As a result, it either does not see ...
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openvpn: /etc/resolv.conf is not getting updated

I am starting openvpn connection using openvpn3 session-start --config client.ovpn but the /etc/resolv.conf is not getting changed with the new dns entries from openvpn # Generated by dhcpcd from ...
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When decoding 4K YouTube videos, does desktop scaling matter?

For example, I use a 4K 200% DPI monitor to play 4K YouTube videos. But there is one YouTube channel in which the host keeps setting the 4K monitor's DPI to 100% to test "the true 4K decoding ...
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connect vps from openvpn located the same vps

i have openvpn at vps. also that vps has an apache and some services (from browser) which i'd like to use only from my own ip or when i've connected to my openvpn. openvpn ip = vps ip vps has iptable ...
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Why is there a tennis ball in my Windows search bar?

Why is my Windows search bar showing a tennis ball?
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Convert PPM to PNG

I recently finished the raytracing tutorial "Ray Tracing in One Weekend", which outputs to PPM. I'm trying to convert to PNG to share my results, but all the solutions I've tried have thrown ...
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VM NAT rules block guest VPN traffic when VPN Server relayed over host

I'm trying to run a vpn client inside a vmware NAT guest which connects to a vpn server over a tunnel port listening on my host (VMnet8 192.168.246.1:1194). Once openvpn applies its routes, the whole ...
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How can I find a file that contains a specific image placed in, using Mac Terminal?

I need to find an .ai file that has placed in a specific image. I can't remember the file name but I do know the name of the image placed in that file.
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Which is THE most significant change to make Windows restart faster?

In April 2022 I updated Windows 10 on my laptop from version 1803 (build 17134.1246) to version 21H2 (build 19044.1682). I was shocked to realize that a normal restart would now take 45 minutes! Back ...
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Keyboard shortcut for unfocusing current element after pressing Tab

I'm trying to learn to use Windows only with a keyboard, and I learned quite a few shortcuts so far. One useful trick is to press Tab to cycle through the "elements" (not sure how those are ...
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I can't log into my account on Kali Linux

I've successfully installed Kali Linux, but I can't log in. My system is in Russian, and the keyboard layout is American English. After some Googling I had no luck. Should I reinstall it?
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Do Hard Disks Really Have Lifespan of only 10 years? [duplicate]

I read online on various websites that hard disks only live for 3-5 years, at max 10 years. I have been taking backups in one Seagate 2TB hard disk for 5 years now. Does this mean I may lose my data ...
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TTL of a dynamic arp entry in windows [duplicate]

When I run arp -a on my cmd I get a list of arp entries. The dynamic entries expire when their timer expires and then they are deleted from the arp cache. How can I see how much time a certain entry ...
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Drive apprear to be copying partitions information from another drive in windows

So I had 2x1TB SSD's and 1HD. One has windows on it and 2 others have encrypted partitions. I just reinstalled windows 10. Afterwards, I found that my MBR and system partitions were on the second ...
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Is Chrome more negligible to add-ons security than MOZILLA? [closed]

At the Firefox extension center sometime I see the Recommended label. They say it means that Mozilla checks this extension. At Chrome there is nothing like that, so I can't say which addon is secure ...
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What are these components around the CPU socket?

Right next to the CPU socket, on the left and the top, you can first see a row of silver caps and behind these are little dark grey "boxes". What are those components and why do they get ...
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3d tlc vs 2d mlc, which ssds type lasts longer? [closed]

These days 3d tlc is the mainstream technology implemented in SSDs sold in the market. But there still are 2d mlc ssds available for those who focuses on more robust and longer lasting storage, ...
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What would be best practices to protect pc from malware and hijack? [duplicate]

Some of my devices got hijacked and virused recently. I tried to buy a couple of antiviruses such as avast for 60e p/m and others, but that did not get rid of the malware. After some research, I find ...
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What does default gateway from ipconfig on Windows means?

What does Default gateway properties of every network adapter from ipconfig /all command's output means? As far as I understand, default gateway is the next-hop IP that is assigned to address 0.0.0.0 ...
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Duplicate Output Windows Updates Information

The script generates the information of the updates made in my Windows. When the final Get-WuaHistory command is executed, records appear duplicated. I was not successful with the information in the ...
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AZURE DEVOPS REPOS: after revert the Pull Request, after modify some program and again PR getting conflicts

Hi i am working azure devops and visual studio working on feature1 test.txt hi i am from us. lives in la # changes commit:test.txt modified. raise a PR feature1 branch TO DEV branch & ...
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Windows 10 crashes while in hibernation or sleep mode

Recently when I put my intel i5-9400f PC into hibernation or sleep mode, it enters that mode for some time then it crashes. Crashes as in the next time I boot up the PC I get messages from the ...
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How is a processing core told to execute something else?

I have some questions about scheduling/multitasking in computer operating systems. If the details are platform-specific, I'm talking about Linux running on x86. I understand that the scheduler is the ...
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Open Chrome with Razer Synapse without cmd showing up

I got a new keyboard and I am trying to switch from AutoHotkey to Razer Synapse, most shortcuts I needed work well but when I am trying to open something in macro a cmd window opens immediately. For ...
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How to turn off USB-C charging while my HP ProBook 445 G7 is off?

On my HP ProBook 445 G7 I disabled quick boot in Windows, wake up on LAN and USB are also disabled in BIOS but the battery looses about 14% a week when it's shut down. When I connect my phone to the ...
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Synology nas more than 5 UPS clients

I have a Synology nas, with an ups attached to it. several other things need to respond by gracefully powering down in case of a power-outage. However, in Synology user interface, you can only list 5 ...
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Thunderbird and Gmail: how to disable annoying "credentials" popups when moving

I maintain a number of Gmail accounts (for various purposes). I use Thunderbird downloading all e-mails to my local computer (for multiple accounts), and of course for writing e-mails. (That's via POP ...
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Acquire Windows gui on linux [closed]

I wish to work completely on Linux. However, some tools which I must use only have the Windows version. For example, some communication tools which must be consistent with others only have the Windows ...
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rsync from MacOS to Ubuntu?

I'm trying to rsync some files from my macbook to an ubuntu laptop ( ole@192.168.9.36 ) using this command: rsync -vazh ~/Folder ole@192.168.9.36 But instead of syncing the files to the remote host, ...
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Unable to remap caps lock to escape with xmodmap and setxkbmap (on a raspberry pi)

I am trying to remap the caps lock key to escape on my raspberry pi. I tried the following Following the answer of @jojo I tried the following: setxkbmap -option caps:swapescape but got the following ...
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USB modems with hub on Linux unstable network

I need help to understand what is happening when coupling USB hub with USB modems. I bought two USB 2.0 powered hub with 10 ports each. The first one has 12V 2,5A. The second one deliver 12V5A. I have ...
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changing the dot (.) into comma (,) in google sheets, how do I do that? (numerical pad, in Holland, for currency) [migrated]

I allready managed to change the dot on numerical pad into a comma in f.e. excel. But how do I do that in google sheets?
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Is it OK to use mixed DNS servers?

I used to use Google DNS servers, i.e. 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4, but I couldn't access certain websites. Then I decided to use Quad9 DNS as my alternate DNS server: Is it OK to use mixed DNS servers?
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Microsoft edge tabs detached from main window when clicked

I know dragging the tab bar downward will result in creating new windows for the tab But this happens even if you just click it. This is so weird behavior that no other chromium browsers report. I ...
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Send phone call command from PC to landline phone without Internet [closed]

I have a client who has NO INTERNET, and wants to connect his landline business phone to the computer, just to dial numbers direct from computer. For example: He has in the computer a list of phone ...
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how do I fix this? Ip contains set host bits?

I am setting up a ubuntu server (ver 22.04) so I can place a universal forwarder for Splunk on it and redirect FortiGate traffic to the SIEM (Splunk). In total there are 6 virtual machines that i am ...
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New Product (no set) that Accumulates All the Income in Google Analytics [closed]

I have a tracking problem that appeared on Google Analytics. After deep analysis, I have the impression that it is a custom event/conversion problem coming from Google Ads. This problem generates a ...
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CPU-core temperature rising quickly since switching to Linux

Ever since switching to Linux from windows my fans have been going faster overall, especially when using a lot of RAM. I changed fan-settings and now it seems like my CPU-core temperature rises ...
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Why superuser mods close the questions at their will too often? [migrated]

there're cases where questions are closed without no good reason. I know mods have full autonomy to decide what's best to the community and users but sometimes their autonomy leads to the wrong away, ...
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