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STRIKE! BOYCOTT FACEBOOK! STOP USING FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM

Facebook (owner of Instagram and other apps/platforms) is being investigated for “systemic” racism in their hiring and promotion practices by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Here’s what you need to know and what you can do to be a part of the solution and to push this investigation. Why is Facebook being investigated for …

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Prevent IIS from serving .svn directories

If you’d like to update a production web site or application from SVN but are worried about the security implications of having .svn directories exposed to the public, see the following simple solution: http://www.svnforum.org/2017/viewtopic.php?p=5366&sid=da041ae2fa53fa923d632559721a51de#5366

Resolve sudden #Name? output in detail section of Access 2007 Report

I had a working report in Access 2007. It sourced a query called Rosters. The report grouped by several course-related fields, and then in the detail section, it printed names and student IDs. The effect was a stack of printable student rosters. Then I needed to change the Rosters query to do a little filtering. …

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LAMPP/XAMPP + WordPress: Asking for Connection Information to install plugins

A standard LAMPP install on Ubuntu hosting a wordpress site is going to yield a screen asking for connection information if you try to install a plugin using the integrated installer.  To get around this, fix the ownership of the wordpress directory and the permissions. NOTE: what I’m about to tell you to do is …

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[SOLVED] “fatal: Could not read bundle ‘/path/to/your/file.ext’.” during git clone

$ git clone /path/to/repo/* Initialized empty Git repository in /path/to/file.ext/.git/ error: ‘/path/to/repo/file.ext’ does not look like a v2 bundle file fatal: Could not read bundle ‘/path/to/repo/file.ext’. Fortunately, it happened after I’d just done a serious site-wide rename of a bunch of files, and I decided to try cleaning the repository. This solved everything: $ git …

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