How to configure wireless wake-on-lan for Linux WiFi card

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I have Network Attached Storage (NAS) server that backups all my devices. However, I am having a hard time with my Linux powered laptop. I cannot backup my laptop/computer when it is in suspended or sleep mode. How do I configure my wifi on a laptop to accept a wireless wol when using Intel-based wifi card?

How to install Firefox 57 Quantum on a Linux

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My Linux distro comes with Firefox ESR. I read Firefox 57 is over twice as fast as Firefox from 6 months ago, built on a completely overhauled core engine with brand new technology. How do I installed newly released Firefox version 57 “Quantum” on a Linux operating system?

Fix Host ‘IP’ is blocked because of many connection errors on MySQL/MariaDB

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I am trying to login to my mysql/mysqld server using the following Unix command:
$ mysql -u foo -h 172.16.5.100 -p dbnmame
But greeted with the following error on screen:
ERROR 1129 (HY000): Host ‘172.16.5.100’ is blocked because of many connection errors; unblock with ‘mysqladmin flush-hosts’
How do I fix this problem on a Linux or Unix-like system?