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Power Users is a Q&A site for questions about the usage of computer software and hardware. We are still a small site and would like to grow, so please consider joining our community. We are looking forward to your questions and answers; they are the building blocks of a repository of knowledge we are building together.

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Q&A How can I reuse a set of nodes in Tikz?

I have a graph in TikZ which I would like to use multiple times, with variations. As a simple example, say I have the following set of nodes \begin{tikzpicture} \node (a) at (0, 0) [circle,draw...

0 answers  ·  posted 3d ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A How to disable line breaks in HTML tag content?

When I type HTML in VS Code, it adds linebreaks to the content of the tag when it is over a certain length. How can I disable this? I tried setting html.format.wrapAttributes to preserve and html....

0 answers  ·  posted 5d ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Q&A Does Thunderbird support Maildir?

I want to use a local folder in the Maildir format with Thunderbird. I have other programs set up that bring mail to this folder, I just need Thunderbird to view and sort them. I found https://sup...

0 answers  ·  posted 14d ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Q&A How do I make a test call in Microsoft Teams in Browser?

Calls (to the far bottom, and far left, for example: Realtek (R) Audio) Device Settings Make a test call Source: Thank you SamuelJanetzki for this.

posted 18d ago by propatience‭

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Q&A How do I make a test call in Microsoft Teams in Browser?

How do I make a test call in Microsoft Teams in Browser?

1 answer  ·  posted 18d ago by propatience‭  ·  edited 18d ago by samcarter‭

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Q&A Allow extended keys in tmux?

I'm trying to get tmux to pass through extended keys to my terminal. In particular Shift+Enter and Ctrl+Enter. I'm attempting to utilize this in Vim by mapping the two key combinations. My termina...

0 answers  ·  posted 23d ago by rcmosher‭  ·  edited 16d ago by rcmosher‭

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Q&A Applescript application disappears from login items after running once

I have an AppleScript application (i.e. an AppleScript exported from the Script Editor as an application) in my "Login Items" list which disappears from the list after running once. The script its...

0 answers  ·  posted 23d ago by Arthur Morris‭  ·  edited 21d ago by Arthur Morris‭

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Q&A Understanding OAuth(2) security: what's a realistic threat model?

Threats In my head, there are three main threats, though the OAuth 2 RFC has a whole chapter on the topic. Your questions deal mostly with one of them and slightly with another. Fake login page ...

posted 2mo ago by Michael‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Michael‭

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Q&A Understanding OAuth(2) security: what's a realistic threat model?

Suppose I want to use some functionality on foo.com which requires associating my activity with me specifically - for example, posting on a forum, or playing some games and having the site keep tra...

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by Karl Knechtel‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by Michael‭

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Q&A Cannot search inside PDFs with MediaWiki

I ran which gs convert pdfinfo pdftotext and noticed that the output was /usr/bin/gs, etc. The Ubuntu defaults for PdfHandler have the path set as gs, not /usr/bin/gs. I changed the paths for gs, p...

posted 2mo ago by tarhalda‭

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Q&A Cannot search inside PDFs with MediaWiki

I have a MediaWiki server set up on WSL 2 with CirrusSearch and its dependencies. Everything is working fine, except searching inside of PDFs. I can search for filenames, but not PDF content. The P...

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by tarhalda‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by tarhalda‭

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Q&A Facebook app, Messenger badge count wrong, how to fix it?

On Fairphone 5, Android 13: Uninstalled Facebook app. Uninstalled Messenger app. Installed Facebook app. Installed Messenger app. Logged in to Facebook app. Logged in to Messenger app. Mes...

posted 2mo ago by propatience‭

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Q&A Facebook app, Messenger badge count wrong, how to fix it?

Facebook app is showing the badge counter for Messenger wrongly, I have no unread messages, how do I remove the unread message badge? I tried looking for how to clear cache but that wasn't so easy...

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by propatience‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by propatience‭

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Q&A How to configure custom DNS for only one Wifi network?

One of the Wifi networks I connect to has a DNS server on it, which is better than public ones. This DNS server is not available when connected to other networks. When I'm on this network, I want ...

0 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Q&A How do I download everything stored in iCloud?

Due to the GDPR (Article 20), services (like Apple or Google) had to offer EU citizens[1] the option to download their personal data. Many also offer this option to non-EU citizens to a greater or ...

posted 3mo ago by Zer0‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Zer0‭

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Q&A How can I make moving from Chrome to Firefox as simple as possible?

Firefox is apparently able to automatically import all that: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/switching-chrome-firefox I personally don't use these auto-imports. I find that browser migration ...

posted 3mo ago by matthewsnyder‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Q&A How can I make moving from Chrome to Firefox as simple as possible?

I want to start moving away from using Google Chrome and Chromium-based browsers, and instead move to Firefox. Firefox is an open-source web browser run by a non-profit, as well as the only major c...

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by Mithical‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Q&A Where to view my support requests / ticket numbers for Microsoft Support (For Business)?

This is the new URL. Source, thank you Ilaria C.

posted 3mo ago by propatience‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by propatience‭

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Q&A Where to view my support requests / ticket numbers for Microsoft Support (For Business)?

Where to view my support requests / ticket numbers for Microsoft Support (For Business)? I found this which contains an alias or an old URL. Source, thank you Ilaria C.

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by propatience‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by propatience‭

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Q&A How to clear specific cookies in Brave Browser?

Menu Settings (Additional settings) Privacy and Security Site and shields settings View permissions and data stored across sites Now you should be able to search and delete specific cookies. ...

posted 3mo ago by propatience‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by samcarter‭

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Q&A How to clear specific cookies in Brave Browser?

How to clear specific cookies in Brave Browser? Found this https://support.brave.com/hc/en-us/articles/360048833872-How-Do-I-Clear-Cookies-And-Site-Data-In-Brave at Brave and it was almost correct.

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by propatience‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by samcarter‭

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Q&A My hard drive is screeching, now what?

In case of a classic magnetic disc drive starts to make new strange sounds and you can tell it isn't coming from one of the many fans in the computer, turn it off immediately and remove the power p...

posted 3mo ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A How do I download everything stored in iCloud?

I am trying to handle the digital affairs of a departed family member. The person had an iCloud account, which I am able to log into (I have the password and the 2FA device). There's about 40G of...

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Zer0‭

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Q&A My hard drive is screeching, now what?

Hard drives make sounds, just as anything spun around at 5400 RPM or 7200 RPM (typical) would do. If the sound changes than that is often a sign of a problem. There are some exceptions (especially...

posted 3mo ago by manassehkatz‭

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Q&A My hard drive is screeching, now what?

My hard drive is making a screeching/scraping/scratching sound. Is this bad? Will it explode? What I do? How do I figure out which hard drive is doing it, if I have multiple?

2 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by matthewsnyder‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Lundin‭

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