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Scribus to PDF Print

Just using Scribus to design and print some lapel cards Regarding Scribus - It seems that the stable version will not run or install easily on Fedora 32 so I have had to make do with the Scribus Version 1.5.6.svn Beta. So after getting around the flakey behavior of...

CakePHP 4 has Deprecated File & Folder

So recently my code editor has been putting a line through File because it is going to removed in CakePHP 5 So here is an example of code that uses the deprecated methods and the suggested SplFileObject Using File public function createTempFile($print_content,...

Intelephense squiggly line under function

Using the VS Code Intelephense Extension You get a squiggly line under a function you know exists When you hover over it the popup says "Undefined function ... " Go to Preferences and Settings [ Ctrl + , ], search for stubs and scroll to the bottom of the Extensions...

Reverse Proxy Cups in Nginx

The process is similar to my previous post on proxying a sub directory back to the root. For example https://example.com/test => proxies back to / in the docker container upstream cups-endpoint { # in my case I'm using cups inside # a docker container and exposing #...

June 20 – Moved to Amazon Sydney

So for a while I have been using a Digital Ocean droplet based in Singapore and it is cheaper than an AWS EC2 Instance However I did some tests and found that ping times to Sydney from Melbourne were ~20ms and to Singapore ~400ms I noticed some lag problems with a web...

Wine System Tray on Gnome Shell Fedora 32

I love gnome-shell I love the simplicity, the integration of the all the system settings in one place and the ability to extend it with extensions But it looks like in their quest to align with the Fisher-Price Desktop Standard they have trimmed some functionality...

Password Safe .desktop File

Been struggling to come to terms with Gnome Shell removing the Windows System Tray functionality Have installed some extensions to get tray icons showing sudo dnf install gnome-shell-extension-topicons-plus sudo dnf install gnome-shell-extension-appindicator sudo dnf...

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