Is the private key for S/MIME certificates generated on the CA servers or in the browser?

I heard that some certificate authorities generate your private key for S/MIME certificates on their servers. However, some of them who recommend using Internet Explorer for this purpose, probably, generate the private key directly in your browser and after that send the email with the generated certificate to the email whose common name is indicated…

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All of my data, files and settings in application are missing after removing Wine and re-installing Wine 4

I’m really in a bad situation here. I uninstalled and purged all instances of Wine in my system, including the .wine directory, and proceeded to install the latest Wine Stable 4. However, after the setup, I went to access my Documents folder, and other folders where I had data, and everything was empty, including the…

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Are Bisq offer ids picked or partially picked by humans?

Two recent Bisq “offer ids” are: “emzlols-7639fae0-cd4d-48cf-acc5-abc97dab89db-124″ “aixcp-6efe1e8d-90bf-4c25-b021-53616cad1109-124″ (Emphasis mine. These are fully public, so I don’t see a reason to redact/censor them here.) I can’t help but notice that the first says “lols” in it. Is this a pure coincidence, auto-generated randomly, or are these id strings somehow picked by the offer makers/sellers? At…

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