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How to fill text with image

How can I create such an image using imagemagick: That is, text on top of a solid-color background. The text’s fill is not solid color but actually an image, as if the image is the background and the shape of the text has been cut out of the foreground solid fill. I hope imagemagick has […]

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Development System & Network

CNAME domain to a subdomain with no MX reocrds

Should email to hello@test.com work? test.com CNAME something.else.com else.com MX 1 1.2.3.4 I think there are some references out there requiring RFC1912 not having CNAME records along with other records on the same domain but should this be an acceptable use? There is no MX record for something.else.com but there are MX records for else.com. […]

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File system ACLs cannot be set for samba shared folder which is a cifs mount

I have followed the samba Tutorial to set up a domain connected samba server for domain users. The folder that I would like to share is itself mounted from another server using a cifs mount using the following parameters: cat /etc/fstab: //path/to/host/folder /mnt/mountfolder cifs credentials=/root.sambafile,rw,user,uid=0,gid=10502,dir_mode=0770,file_mode=0770,user_xattr,acl 0 0 10502 is my ‘Domain Admins’ group on the […]

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crontab not working for deleting a old files from log folder

I have this line in my crontab to delete old files: 1 * * * * find /var/log/abc/ -mtime +7 -type f -delete Unfortunately, it does not work. I have attempted to give all users permission to clear that folder using chmod +777 /var/log/abc But the chmod did not work. What else could I try?

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Can’t upgrade RDS instance from MySQL 5.7.x to 8.0.x

I need to recover data from an old 5.6.x snapshot. With a little bit of tinkering, I managed to get the 5.6.x snapshot restored on an m3.xlarge instance (any instance type other than m3.* won’t work). I then successfully upgraded from 5.6.x to the latest 5.7.x. The next step was to go from 5.7.x to […]

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CMS Development Drupal

What do I do with the list of blocked IP addresses

I have a growing list of blocked IP addresses on my Drupal 7 site. I’ve installed the following modules: Honeypot, Captcha questions, Captcha, reCaptcha, and Hidden Captcha. They all work fine and there are no more bogus users or posts created but there are still a lot of bots that try to intrude with scripts. […]

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Development Linux Ubuntu

printing services

printing services crashed when sharing a printer. De-installed and re-installed cups and other printing apps. Still “printing service not available” when going into Printers setup program. How to start the printing service?

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Development Linux Ubuntu

18.04: microSDXC Card Reader [Hama 00091047] is not working after update

I’ve a problem after update to … Operating System: Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS Kernel: Linux 5.3.0-28-generic Architecture: x86-64 I can still see the USB adapter … sudo lsusb | grep Realtek Bus 001 Device 011: ID 0bda:0109 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. but I can’t mount the device. A modprobe rts0109 will return modprobe: FATAL: Module rts0109 not […]

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Development Linux Ubuntu

Can I upgrade ath9k driver to ath10k in Xubuntu 18.04?

I have a kernel version 4.15.0-76-generic in Xubuntu 18.04, WiFi card is Qualcomm Atheros AR9565 Rev:1 and uses ath9k driver, can I upgrade this driver to ath10k with no problems? thanks, vladi

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How to make gfortran displaying arrays as real matrices?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 with Fortran of version 5.4, however, while I am training how to use Fortran, arrays of matrices do not appear appropriately, they appear in cascade. Please advise me with a clear answer.