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Sergio Peris sertxudev

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My Stripe Tax Story

I've been debating for weeks whether or not I was going to write any of this down. I'm a dad with two kids and a house to take care of and a business to run. Adding story-telling like this to my plate is exhausting.

Until yesterday, I had decided to forget about the whole thing, until I received the email that broke the camels back, as it were.

The best way I can describe why I'm writing this email is for the same reason why you might spend two hours dealing with an uncooperative mobile phone carrier to get them to remove that $5 charge on your bill that shouldn't be there. Some combination of the feeling of frustration and injustice that really pushes my proverbial buttons.

In this particular case, the "$5 charge on my phone bill" turned out to be literally hundreds of recurring subscription invoices that Stripe disabled collection for because, apparently, those subscriptions required "location inputs".

Generally speaking, I don't blog much anymore, and the last thing I wa

extremecoders-re /
Last active Aug 3, 2022
Setting up Qemu with a tap interface

Setting up Qemu with a tap interface

There are two parts to networking within QEMU:

  • The virtual network device that is provided to the guest (e.g. a PCI network card).
  • The network backend that interacts with the emulated NIC (e.g. puts packets onto the host's network).

Example: User mode network

ganey /
Last active Oct 31, 2019 — forked from vjandrea/
Change php cli version in plesk
printf "Switching php to version 7.1 with symlinks.\n"
printf "Press any key to continue...\n"
printf "Creating backups..."
# Backup original binaries
CristinaSolana / gist:1885435
Created Feb 22, 2012
Keeping a fork up to date
View gist:1885435

1. Clone your fork:

git clone

2. Add remote from original repository in your forked repository:

cd into/cloned/fork-repo
git remote add upstream git://
git fetch upstream