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Why does Google Search Console shows data two days prior?

Generally, Google Search Console (GSC) shows me data about my website from two days before. I can understand a scenario were data about just one day before is given: The day in which we check the...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by manassehkatz‭

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Open file from vifm in split view

I use vifm in split mode - it always shows two vertically separated windows each with a directory listing. From there I can open files using the right arrow. However when I open a text file, vifm g...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by mulllhausen‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Quasímodo‭

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What is the formal terminology to describe the hierarchy from a screen to a window?

I figure that there are few concepts behind working with modern computer screens and GUI operating system windows. Screen size: The screen's physical size; everything including its physical peri...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Canina‭

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Paid Windows 10 software for trimming videos (e.g. .mp4) from 2-10 GB?

Can you please recommend PAID software for my Windows 10 laptop, to trim videos from 2 to 10 GB? This differs from my previous question where I requested solely FREE software. I've tried Lightwork...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Alexei‭

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Discrepancy between Google search console and Google site: command

In Google search console I have: 883 webpages Discovered - currently not indexed 4 webpages Crawled - currently not indexed But, from a site:example.com command (regarding the same website),...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user

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How can I, most effortlessly, whiten or white out yellow or brown Tint?

Is Tint the correct term? I'm referring any document, paper, or picture that appears too yellowish or brownish. I'm not merely referring Foxing. I prefer black text on white background. What's th...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Canina‭

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How effortlessly can universities check where you logged in? What other IT details can they determine?

Assume you're accessing your university Canvas LMS and Intranet (is this the correct term?) — e.g. your university email, library website, etc... — normally, without VPN or proxy. Assume you have...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by dsr‭

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Delete command from Vim's command line history?

Sometimes I accidentally enter a command with a typo in Vim, e.g. :e!fil instead of :e!file. As a consequence, the incorrect command clutters the history until it is evicted from the binary .vi...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Quasímodo‭

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Application check for updates will never succeed and blocks launch; can I intercept or bypass it?

I have a software application (Trope Trainer, from Kinnor Software) that I installed on my Mac (OS 10.12) several years ago. I don't use it often but it's always worked fine for me. The applicati...

3 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Canina‭

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Connection closed by remote host in Putty with hosting provider says that the problem is not on their side

I use my smartphone as my "router", with dynamic IP addresses, for nearly 3 years and never had any problem SSHing into various shared hosting environments with Putty. I host my website on a CentO...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Canina‭

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Why can't I play a YouTube video embedded on a website, in YouTube itself?

I usually see the Youtube logo in the embedded video, but not the fully functional video clip near the bottom at http://ceritacinta407.blogspot.com/2017/09/stella-kim-on-make-it-last-article.html. ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Moved to a new OS version, didn't change project source, and now Datenstrom Yellow project won't build -- how do I debug this?

I've been using Datenstrom Yellow on a Mac running 0S 10.12.6 (Sierra) to build a personal web site (mostly a blog). The self-hosted test site (runs directly from source) and the build (generated s...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Why is Firefox performing so poorly on my Android?

Firefox is my preferred browser when using a PC. I've also always found it to be one of the faster no matter computer. However, whenever I try to use Firefox on my Android phone (Samsung S8), it g...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Lundin‭

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No-phone-number-required, gratis and cross-platform VoIP application

I need to be available by smartphone for potential customers which generally all of them reside in a country different than the one I reside at. Register-with-phone-line VoIP applications such as ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by Quasímodo‭

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With Datenstrom Yellow SSG, how do I generate lists of tags and recent posts for my blog?

I would like to use a static site generator to create a personal blog. I'm new to SSGs (but not to blogs). Following some initial research and recommendations, I chose Datenstrom Yellow for its a...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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How can I force new Chrome tabs to the end of the list?

When I launch new browser tabs from links on other pages, I want the new tabs to appear at the end, not right after the current tab. Chrome (desktop) doesn't have a setting for this (or at least n...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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For the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M426fdn printer, is ProRes 1200 higher quality than FastRes 1200?

I use a HP LaserJet Pro MFP M426fdn printer at work. It offers 4 settings for Print Quality: ProRes 1200 (132 lpi) ProRes 1200 (180 lpi) FastRes 1200 600 dpi Is ProRes 1200 higher qual...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Canina‭

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Why scrollbar always doesn't show when using Dark Reader?

I was using Dark Reader for long time. I saw that sometimes my scroll bar goes away. When I use two finger scrolling way in touch-pad then, I see that scroll bar appears. But, why my scroll bar som...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Anonymous‭

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Simple text editor for Linux with support for coloring individual words

I'm looking for a text processor that can color specific words, just like Microsoft Wordpad can (select a word -&gt; click the color button -&gt; choose a color), but for a GNU/Linux system. I hav...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Quasímodo‭

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Remapping backspace with Karabiner Elements

I'm using Karabiner-Elements to remap some keys. I would like remap backspace to forward delete option + backspace to backward delete To do this I tried to write the following rule ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by samcarter‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Canina‭

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How to truncate all MediaWiki logs?

I need to truncate all logs whatsoever (available under "example.com/Special:logs" path pattern) in my MediaWiki website (1.35.2). In the logs webpage, I didn't find any way to do that; I can only...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by deleted user

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How to block all images in Outlook by default?

By default, Outlook client does a great job at blocking images coming from external sources (ensures no tracking, no potentially disturbing images etc). Some folks within my organization are using ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Alexei‭

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Microsoft Photos app takes a lot of time to load in Windows 10

One of the default apps on Windows 10 for viewing photos is Microsoft Photos. The app is really nice and have very useful features but one of the worst problems with the app is that it takes a lot...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭

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Audio book player for macOS 11.5

I'm looking for an application to play my mp3 audio books on macOS 11.5. On an older system, I was using ecoute, but this does not seem to work under macOS 11.5. Required features: resume the...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by samcarter‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by samcarter‭

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How to unhide folder with macOS 11.5

One of the folders in my home folder, Music, appears to be hidden. In the finder it appears slightly greyed out and it won't appear if I try to open files from applications which don't show hidd...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by samcarter‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by samcarter‭

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What's the pattern for how on/off sliders work?

Okay, this is driving me nuts with modern UIs. Back in the old days, it was easy: Checkboxes were either checked, crossed, starred, filled in, or whatever glyph the particular environment used for...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Canina‭

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Why does my HTC Desire 610, running Android v4.4.2 and WiFi connected, falsely allege "your phone is up to date" and "no updates available"?

While cleaning my attic, I unerathed an HTC Desire 610 from 2014. I hope to use it as a backup phone. I can't afford to buy a new phone, as COVID unemployed me. As at today, the Latest release is ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Canina‭

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How do I temporarily disconnect a Mac from the network without touching cables?

A workaround to a problem I'm having with an application on my Mac (desktop machine) is to disconnect from the network before launching the program. I headed over to the network settings to look f...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by samcarter‭

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A term that describes frontend redirects

We can talk about backend redirects when we redirect a user from example.com/1.html to example.com/2.html (without a link); the server is asked to do it by some backend-language such as PHP or by J...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Canina‭

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How do I clear a sticky "missed call" notification (older Android phone)?

My (older) phone is running Android 7.1.1. (In case it matters, the phone is a ZTE Axon 7.) I use the phone app that it came bundled with, "Dialer" v 4.2.001. (That's a really generic name, I k...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Anonymous‭

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How to find deleted number from Android device via Imo Messenger?

I had saved a number in my mobile a years ago (approximately) and, tried to contact via Imo Messenger. I had deleted Imo later that day. Yesterday I had downloaded Imo Messenger again. And, somehow...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Anonymous‭

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Avoid font colour change in macOS 11 menu bar

In macOS 11 the font colour of the menu bar automatically adapts to the darkness of the background image. On a light background it will show the text in black and on a dark background it will show ...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by samcarter‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by samcarter‭

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How can I plug my in-line stand-alone mic, into my Lenovo IdeaPad without audio jacks?

My dad's patients complain that they can't hear him clearly when he uses his laptop's built-in microphone, which produces echoes and makes him sound like he's underwater. Dad's Lenovo proffers ju...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Dana‭

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Why's the image preview on mouseover bigger and clearer than the image itself?

Is the issue with https://www.artemisatusc.com/our-board? or my computer? I'm using Firefox and Windows 10. This issue happens for every portrait on that website. I'll just showcase one. But a...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Chris Henry‭

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How to stop all automatic Windows Update restarts on a Windows 10 Pro machine?

I have Octoprint on a Windows 10 computer to print to an Ender 5, it's fairly often that prints will go overnight and around 15-16 hours. If Windows Updates plus a restart were to happen during th...

3 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Chris Henry‭

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I can't turn on cellular data for postpaid sim card

I was trying to start mobile cellular data. It's been a year I can't turn it on. Usually, I am currently using Postpaid sim card. When I was using Prepaid sim card than, I could turn mobile cellula...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Anonymous‭

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Is there any way to delete a comment in Word without deleting its replies?

I'm responsible for combining edits to a document from a number of coauthors, accepting or rejecting any changes (and deleting any comments) that don't require further discussion, and recirculating...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Chris Henry‭

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Why can reversing the order of the same words 1. lower the total character count, and 2. eliminate the short last line of a para.?

I started using Microsoft Word ever since I was 5, but I never knew of this trick until I read the following! Why does this gambit work, when the word count remains the same? (c) Word-order cha...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Chris Henry‭

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How do I start diagnosing why a Windows Server turns itself off?

We have a Windows Server, running Microsoft 2019 Essentials that is supposed to be on all of the time, but after a couple of days it will turn itself off, and then we have to manually turn it back ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Lundin‭

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What 1. free 2. offline software for 3. Windows 10 converts math in PDFs To MathJax?

I need software to convert math in lengthy PDFs to MathJax, in order to copy and paste the MathJax to websites like math.stackexchange.com and math.codidact.com. Recommendations must be unqual...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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How can I export a long Microsoft Teams chat?

I would like to export the entire history (thousands of messages) of a conversation from Microsoft Teams. There is no "save" or "export" functionality evident in the Windows client. I found some ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Alexei‭

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Safe to delete Windows10Upgrade at 11.0 GB?

I need to free up hard drive space. What happens if I delete this folder? This Reddit thread has no definitive answer.

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Quintec‭

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How to use GitHub Personal Access Token?

I have repositories on GitHub, and have been using a user name and password to access them. All was working great. I could use various GIT commands on the command line, and GIT would automaticall...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Olin Lathrop‭  ·  edited 1y ago by FoggyFinder‭

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What is the main reason for some website hosting companies to change ports?

Some website hosting companies change port 22 to some other open port. I don't think that information security is the main reason to do that; first, because many hosting companies would explicitly...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by gronostaj‭

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Should I install Parrot OS in virtualbox?

I am new to Virtual Box. I had installed Parrot OS in VirtualBox. And, I am directly using Parrot OS from ISO. I can do everything well. But, will my data erase when I will turn off Virtual Machine...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user

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Does changing a port address (number) necessates port forwarding?

In the past I have rented hosting services from SiteGround. I recall that their SSH/SFTP port address was different than 22 so I would assume that maybe data was forwarded from port (address) 22 to...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by dsr‭

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How to fully verify a Windows computer so that I can use Remote Desktop without having to type the password every time?

There are a bunch of Windows Servers that I use Remote Desktop to connect to, all but one allow the saving of passwords. When I try to connect to that particular server I get an error message that ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭

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Data transfer between computer system ports, as unidirectional or bidirectional

I understand that with computer systems (non virtual or virtual), data between the network of two or more computer systems can come in via a port and can come out via a port. Is it common to filte...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by deleted user

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Preventing Cura from connecting to a 3D printer?

I have Cura on a Windows Computer and an Ender 5 that I print to with Octoprint connected via USB. The problem I am currently running into is that if I open Cura before I start Octoprint, Cura will...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭

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Show the command argument in Tmux status-line

This is the relevant fragment of my Tmux configuration file. set -g automatic-rename on set -g automatic-rename-format "#{pane_current_command}" set -g window-status-for...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Alexei‭

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