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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 3y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 3y ago by gronostaj‭

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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 3y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Anonymous‭

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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 2y ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 12mo ago by Wicket‭

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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 2y ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Quasímodo‭

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How do I search for, and view, all Web Pages on En.wiktionary.com containing "Sino-Korean word"?

To compile and create a list of all Sino-Korean words from https://en.wiktionary.org, I input site:en.wiktionary.com "sino-korean word" into Google. But the screenshot beneath shows that Goog...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Moshi‭

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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 3y ago by samcarter‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Canina‭

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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 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Canina‭

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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 3y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭

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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 3y ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Canina‭

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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 3y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 3y ago by dsr‭

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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 3y ago by deleted user

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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 3y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by samcarter‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by samcarter‭

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Why does Microsoft Outlook not "have permission to get email", and ask me to "update my credentials", for my AOL email?

Before March 22 2021, AOL synced with my desktop Microsoft Outlook software swimmingly! Since then, Outlook updated itself. But I changed NOTHING for both my AOL or Outlook. Outlook keeps sending ...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Mithrandir24601‭

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ELI5 these 9 methods to compare similar pictures – Hash, MD5, SHA?

Please explain like I'm 5, in SIMPLE English – all 9 methods below? Please compare and contrast Hash, MD5, SHA? why Hash has a, b, d, p in front? why SHA has 4 different Bits?

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by dsr‭

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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 3y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Quintec‭

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How can software track [1] how many subscribers to subreddits, [2] if subreddit is private, [3] if submissions are restricted?

Master lists like 82 food subreddits and 128 tech subreddits don't indicate each's subscribers. if it's private. Sometimes moderators can make the sub private for several days, to clean i...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by TextKit‭