Resolving: WordPress’ utf8mb4 support requires MySQL client library (libmysql) version 5.5.3 or newer.

Case: Running a WordPress 6.1.3 install on a cPanel shared web hosting. The page on WP-Admin -> Tools -> Site Health suggests “utf8mb4 requires newer client library”.

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Ubuntu: Websites Refuse to Load Despite Active Internet Connection

Case: On Ubuntu (and derivatives), after booting up, websites suddenly fail to resolve and instant messengers fail to connect. Other devices on the LAN resolve addresses successfully.
Device browser fails with:
This site can't be reached
DNS address could not be found.
DNS_PROBE_POSSIBLE

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