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Welcome to our technical tips blog – solutions and answers for numerous Joomla, Wordpress, Magento, Linux, MySQL and other problems.

Save Streetview image on Google Maps

Wanted to say a Google Maps Streetview image – without all the buttons and tags. Use the code below, then use Snipping Tool to save the image. Note: the only problem are the new hover icons, I couldn’t get the

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How to resize a Google Cloud drive

Writing this up as got caught by a wrong command on the actual Google docs – was resizing a disk from 100Gb to 300Gb. You resize the disk in the Google Cloud admin console. Then use “growpart” to resize the

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Create a Gmail SMTP App password for 2FA

This can be used for Thunderbird, the Mageplaza SMTP Magento2 plugin or any 3rd party Gmail app. Login to Gmail, then go to “Manage your Google Account”.Then click “Security” or go straight to 2 Step Verification should be turned

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How to SSH across servers without a password

A) Generate a new ssh private / public key pair. ssh-keygen -t rsa Generating public/private rsa key pair.Enter file in which to save the key (/home/user/.ssh/id_rsa):Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase):Enter same passphrase again:Your identification has been saved in /home/user/.ssh/id_rsa.Your

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Install multiple Redis instances on ports 6379 and 6380 for Magento

Create the directory for the new instance $ sudo install -o redis -g redis -d /var/lib/redis2 Create a new configuration file $ sudo cp -p /etc/redis/redis.conf /etc/redis/redis2.conf Edit the new configuration file $ sudo nano /etc/redis/redis2.conf pidfile /var/run/redis/ logfile /var/log/redis/redis-server2.log

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