Fixing Ghost Dependabot Errors

In a previous post, I wrote about how I moved this blog to Hugo. Since then, I’ve been receiving notifications from GitHub’s Dependabot about dependencies needing to be addressed… in the Gemfile and Gemfile.lock. These are two files that don’t exist in the repo or any branches.

I got tired of the emails and large yellow banner at the top of the repo. Time to hunt for a fix.

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Kubuntu Notes

These are my notes while configuring Kubuntu 21.10 to my liking after first install. Mainly for my own future reference on other distribution installs.

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Hugo

I decided to rebuild my blog atop Hugo, the “world’s fastest framework for building websites.” I did this for a few reasons: GitHub has been diligent in reminding me that there are security vulnerabilities in the dependencies of my blog. I used jekyll for the static site building, a collection of npm packages for some glue-code in the build process, and based my theme on twitter bootstrap. All of this adds up to a lot of dependencies to keep up with, and I haven’t been blogging for a while…
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SharePoint: Search Managed Properties missing after full crawl

Scenario:

  • SharePoint 2013
  • You’ve created some site columns, added them to a content type, then added that content type to a list/library.
  • You add some test data.
  • Run a full crawl.
  • Create managed properties, mapping them to the crawled properties.
  • Run another full crawl (to populate the managed properties)
  • Managed properties on search results are missing.

What do you do now?

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SharePoint: The server was unable to save the form at this time

We ran across an issue in a test environment where we were unable to add items to a list, or a document library. However, you could use Windows explorer view to upload a document.

The specific error message seen was:

The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again.
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