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Welcome to Technology!

Welcome to /g/ - 16chan's Technology Board.

This board is dedicated to the discussion of all topics pertaining to computers and technology.

Make the pilgrimage:

Please check the global rules and board rules before posting:

/g/ is NOT your personal tech support team or personal consumer review site.

Make the switch to GNU/Linux:

Install the Holy OS:

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Redpill me on Tails Os

Fist of all I have a question. Is the Edward Sno*den thing a hoax? On tails' official website Sno*den and the co-founder of the Tor Project are the main "promoters" of this linux distro. Sno*den is described as a (3 letter agency) whistleblower, yet the same agency he is allegedly against financed The Tor project. Is this whole affair a false flag operation? What is your take anon?

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What is the best and most private search engine to use?

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Hello lads, I'm looking for a new VPN provider, I'm currently using ExpressVPN.
Any recoms?

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Ubuntu Wifi Problem

I tried Lubuntu, Xubuntu, FerenOS. Looks like every ubuntu-based distro I download and install is having that problem. When I go to the driver update, the internet driver is recognized but when I try to install the driver, even with the pendrive on the notebook, the message to update my repository. Why is this happening? I don't remember having this problem with the linux mint before (besides the boot problem).

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Alt Tech ready for primetime?

The last few days have been a massive boon for Alt Tech. Do we have alternatives to Facebook and Twitter ready to go? Retroshare looks like a great concept, but Retroshare is written in C++ , uses old crypto, and needs a Ui/UX overhaul. Retroshare can be fixed, yet Retroshare is not yet ready for production.

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/spg/ - Smartphone General

Death to Cuckchan Jannies Edition If requesting purchasing advice, please provide your country and what carrier you will be using, along with wanted features, budget, and size. Before posting, narrow down your options by using the links below. >What phone has X and Y feature? Don't ask, use these! Good Resources: >Reviews >Frequency Checker >Visual Phone Size Comparison >Everything rooting and custom ROM related >Benchmarks >Recommended Chinkphones >Post a mini-review of your phone >Discuss upcoming and current models >Ask for help related to phones >Tell us how much shekels you spent on good/bad phone

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Loki network What you think about this? Is it safe and anonymous?

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How do you get around twitters phone number requirement? My account got locked for calling Mutt Romney a bitch ass, which is factual, but I digress. There are sites like this: but either twitter says I can't use the number for a variety of reasons, or the code never arrives on the website. I have tried texting the numbers with my irl phone, and it goes through.

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/tpg/ - 16chan edition

First one on 16ch!
Don't buy anything OTHER THAN IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad T, X, and W/P Series if you want the Real Business Experience™ >Other business laptops are welcome in /tpg/ (Dell Latitude/Precision, HP EliteBook/ZBook). Why ThinkPad?
>Used machines are plentiful and cheap
>Excellent keyboards
>Great durability (excl L and E series)
>Utilitarian design
>Docking stations that easily turns your laptop into a desktop
>Most models are easy to repair, upgrade & maintain thanks to readily available service manuals for every model and spare parts are easy & cheap to obtain
>The best TrackPoint™, easier to use when typing
>Good for Hackintoshing Libreboot-compatible models: >T60 (check lcd), X60(s/t); X200(s/t. -s requires soldering), T400(s)/500; W500 Models before *40 series can be Corebooted
Modern models:
>X220/X230 - 12", 768p, cheap
>T420/T430 - 14", 900p, widely available for a good price, socketed CPU (Ivy Bridge CPU support on T420); Quad Core Compatible >T520/530; W520/530 - 15", 1080p, DTR, 32GB RAM on quadcore models, USB 3.0 >T440s - best price/performance ultra portable >T440p/540p; W540/1 - Last Thinkpads with socketed processors, easily replaceable trackpad (W541 doesn't need trackpad replacement) Chink Upgraded models: >X210 - X200/X201, i5 8250u quadcore >X62 - X61, i5 5250u >T70 - T60, i7 7700 hq IPS displays, USB 3.0, m.2 x4, miniDP >ThinkWiki - Info on ThinkPads & running GNU/Linux on them: >BIOS logo booru:

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Ever since I've learned programming, I've started to automatically see the logic of how everyday things work, from cars to vidya to biological shit like plants Is this autism?

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4shit jannies banned for this

>open up crApp Store™
>greeted with pink haired SJW fag shit
>"muh worlds largest LGBBQPedo+++ HIV pile"
iToddlers will defend this.

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12% of world population got fucked

>On October 16, 2019 Bob Diachenko and Vinny Troia discovered a wide-open Elasticsearch server containing an unprecedented 4 billion user accounts spanning more than 4 terabytes of data. >A total count of unique people across all data sets reached more than 1.2 billion people, making this one of the largest data leaks from a single source organization in history. The leaked data contained names, email addresses, phone numbers, LinkedIN and Facebook profile information. >What makes this data leak unique is that it contains data sets that appear to originate from 2 different data enrichment companies.

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VPN = data collection scam?

Why would you trust a large VPN like Nord or Express to not just sell your info? Their clients info most likely worth more than granny on facebook. Why wouldnt NSA start a VPN service and price it extremely competatively?

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Secure Email

What is the general consensus on non (((google))) email? I've only ever heard of Proton Mail, but like many things of a similar nature, I have heard rumors of it being (((Proton Mail))). Anyone know of any better alternatives? I'm not looking to fedpost over email, just looking for email that isn't going to sell my data, will be relatively secure, and will likely be around in a decade. Ideally cheaper than Proton.

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Divesting from Google

ITT: we discus the practical steps needed to completely divest from Google Google has now become so entrenched in the tech world that it's becoming far harder to divest then it was in the past. The scope of Googles control goes far beyond the understanding of most users: >User services, Google search, Gmail >Commercial services, data analytics, CAPTCHA >Developer tools and programs, Google sketchup >Companies where Google is the majority shareholder >Companies where google is a major shareholder >Groups where Google exerts a major lobbying/private influence >Companies where Google is the sole or a major customer

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What's the best vpn to get around 4chan bans? I got permabanned because dumb jannies got offended because I posted a circumcision video and they labeled it as CP as a way to cope. Reminder JIDF exists.

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Guys I need a hand with a retarded task, but lulz will be had. I've got an old laptop I want to resurrect. >flipped BIOS switch >OS is fucked >can't boot from USB >trying to burn ISO off some 700mb CDs because that's just what I've got Can I burn some kind of ultra-lightweight OS onto these disks just to enable USB boot?

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The inconvienient truth about linux

Why the Linux such a bad OS? The 4chan banned me off of the /qa/ board and range banned my town from image posting so we will discuss the bad parts about linux here instead There is a good part about it. However, If you have a job or a life it is worthless. The two major software suites that everyone needs is not availibe >doesnt have any adobe software >dont have office When it comes to resource usage, it plain just isn't better in any meaningful capacity compared to windows >the windoes OS lowers memory usage the less ram you have >person was able to trim windows 10 down to only using 450 mb of memory at idle >unused memory is wasted memory anyways Customization is something linux may have over windows, but ricing is a waste of time >linux ricers waste time constantly changing the apearance of their desktop weekly >windows can be riced too >windoes defaults work well for the 95% of people who use windows And linux is far more prone to breakages than windows

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Project guaranteed to get femanon coder pussy? shoot

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Baofeng Radios

With all the paranoia throughout SOME tech forums about Baofeng radios being banned in the US, there is an alternative...

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Linux or Windows

I have Windows 7 on a laptop that I bought from a friend. I am wondering if I should keep it or install a Linux OS on it. I plan on using it to play DVDs and playing video games only. What should I do?

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Intel Vs. AMD

Building a new computer soon. I've been out of the market for a decade and much has changed. I've seen a lot of news about AMD overtaking Intel in the desktop processor market, but have never been an AMD fan. I am seriously considering AMD for my next build, but am concerned about processor heat, longevity, and linux compatibility. Intel will also release their new line of processors early next year, and I am tempted to wait for that. AMD has also been gunning for Nvidia, but currently does not have a superior graphics card. There is so much conflicting information online, and so many AMD fanboys it is difficult to find objective information on what to put in a build. I used to turn to YouTube for information, but so many channels appear to be bought and paid for. I am curious to hear what /g/'s consensus is on what to put in a new build. I plan to spend roughly 4k on the desktop and 1.5k on a high-res 200Hz monitor. I plan to use linux for my main OS and Windows for gaming and video editing. Also curious to hear about storage options. I'd like to use 2 or 4 M.2 SSDs for in pairs of RAID0 for the OS and 2 or 4 HDDs for backup. Anyone have a more effective/cost efficient setup? Appreciate your responses.

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why there's so many trannies on Steam youngest tranny I've met on Steam was 15 (if they were telling the truth) Most of them are in off topic. Coindeince? I think not.

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The way to do programming is just to code java and shut the fuck up and if a black woman or a trans woman or a feminist with purple hair shows up you better shut your fucking mouth and keep your opinion to yourself and say yes ma'im or they'll send the cavalry quick.

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TrannyCoC in Monero incoming

Heads up lads, trannies are getting their mits into Monero. Adopting more inclusive terminology #7060 >I was scanning through the codebase and observed use of "grandfathering" in >I propose we replace its use with more inclusive terms like "legacied" or "exempted". >For context on the complicated nature of the term and its racist origin please refer to: This is important because it is the only currency that you can reliably receive if (((they))) deplatform you from the entire financial system. Last I checked Andrew Anglin of the Daily Stormer used Monero exclusively for donations.

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Are there any general reasons to use linux besides "muh privacy" or e-cred? I was thinking about installing it to learn more about terminals/kernels but I don't know if that's such a good idea.

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so, what are your preferred IDEs? Does anyone use one for a specific language or you have a swiss knife? I use codeblocks for c/c++ and netbeans for pretty much anything I get assigned at work. >inb4 use vim or emacs I asked for IDEs not text editors turned into something ressembling an IDE

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best .onion forum sites

what are the best .onion forum sites to chat with/connect with people?

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Just Wondering If?

Lately I had an idea which Id like to share.. Why not create a public Gdrive account with a known password that everybody can see here and anyone can just login and upload their most precious files.. exciting isnt it?

What do u guys think?
I dont know maybe im too naive, I mean Im probably not the first one to think of that..

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>pressing the shift key rapidly just to hear the noise

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OSINT Tools and Techniques

Tools to help level the playing field in this psywar: Link to original (archived) thread: A little taste from the thread (please add any tools not contained within): Facebook Ad Library >The Ad Library provides advertising transparency by offering a comprehensive, searchable collection of all ads currently running from across Facebook Products. Anyone can explore the Library, with or without a Facebook account. This can be used to see where advertising is being used to attract and coordinate Antifa. SnapStory >Scrape public storie1 from SnapChats. Useful for gathering intelligence on Antifa nodes using SnapChat. >Monitors chat status activity of Facebook uses to know when they are on their device and when they are not. InstaLooter >Quickly scrape all Instagram photos from a person. SpiderFoot >SpiderFoot is a reconnaissance tool that automatically queries over 100 public data sources to gather intelligence on IP addresses, domain names, e-mail addresses, names and more. When combined with basic emoji replacement attacks (self-hosted images used in private chats that look like an emoji but give you the IP address of people who see them), this can be incredibly useful at identifying people from an IP address alone. Face Recognition >Useful when paired with image scrapers to identify people in videos and images. linkedin2username >Generate username lists from companies on LinkedIn. Universal Reddit Scraper >This is a universal Reddit scraper where you can manually specify subreddits to scrape, specify which category of posts to scrape for each subreddit, and how many results are returned. Twint >Twint is an advanced Twitter scraping tool written in Python that allows for scraping Tweets from Twitter profiles without using Twitter's API. Citadel >Curated list of vetted and useful OSINT tools. PwnBin >PwnBin is a webcrawler which searches public pastebins for specified keywords. Sherlock >Find a username across multiple social media networks. SkipTracer >Get basic PII on a target from paywall sites. Graph Commons >A useful tool to build graphs that detail and share the relationships between people, organizations, and data. Milanote >A useful tool to build graphs that also lets you link to other public Milanote graphs. >A basic diagramming tool. GeoCreepy >A Geolocation OSINT Tool. Offers geolocation information gathering through social networking platforms.

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anyone listen to Tech Discussion Surge?

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Tty only is the way to go on linux desktop w3m works for browsing this site and soyjak party and lainchan vim + LaTeX for word processing dvtm for tiling terminal vim for code editor Best of all it uses very little ram, tty only ubuntu uses less than 250 mb all the time so you can use it with 512mb ram pc and it mostly uses less than 10% of cpu with low end intel baytrail dual core cpu, it won't reach 1 percent if you have competent hardware

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Help me out plz real quick

I'm looking for links or names to forums that have codewords for amazon and ebay items that are banned like vapors and nic, under different names. Asking for a g, if you can help you're a real one.

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Nobody gets hacked

Nobody gets hacked

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Computing in AMD GPUs

Is there any framework or library to easily make computing in AMD GPUs, something like cuda?

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Can some please tell me what lokinet is of use for.Also how to use it.

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what is the worst someone can do with an ip address?

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Windows xp.

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500GB Storage medium. ~480GB free.



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dumb brain

I was reading this End up at: Colors, Luminance and our eyes Fuck me, I really fucking tried to see that the squares A and B was the same color, but could not do it. I ended up opening the image in Gimp and use the dropper.. shit seems same. Draw a line between A and B in the color and brain explode.

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Can someone please help me install LynxChan? I will literally pay you to help me do this successfully. Discord is ghosty#1254 plz I followed the site owners tutorial but I keep running into errors and problems. Pic unrelated

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Fairly to chan culture as a whole, spend most of my time on /pol/, know fuck all about tech, but am trying to branch out into linux and erase my digital footprint as much as possible, just to see if I can do it (never know when it might come in handy). Anyway my question is what linux variant is the most privacy forward/glownigger proof? I am willing to put the time in to learn it, but I need to know where to start. Sorry to post this here, I know I am way out of my depth.

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Technology boards

Post your favorite technology boards here. This seems like the most active board outside of 4channel/g/ and 8kun/tech/ is 8kun/tech/ ever coming back? is it worth going back to?

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Okay! How do I use this shit!?

A time ago my brother brought me a SMD Rework Station, to help me on repair our things. But, HOLY SHIT! WHY IS SO HARD?! Everytime I tried ended up with me burning the component or the board, or both. I tried to decrease the air or the temperature but the result end being the same. I know that I'm doing something wrong, but I don't know what is.

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Is there a list of AMD motherboards that let you disable PSP from BIOS?

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retro my dude

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Babby First Linux

So, I'm finally tired of being a slave of windows and I want to get into linux. I really love KDE Plasma but it is just a DE from what I could understand, and I must choose a distro before. What's the best distro for someone who can't even use git? I don't want any botnet crap btw

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I Want to Host an Infringing Website

What's the best way to go about doing this and keeping it as secure and as invisible as possible. I want to make sure it's not going to get taken down or sued because people don't like that I have copyrighted material hosted.

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Need an 8kun like imageboard

I need an 8kun like imageboard for students and teachers. Can someone help me set up an imageboard site?

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Windows vs Linux

Base up, W10 is superior. Easier, more efficient, better support and compatibility, less hassle. But for the die hards, why is Linux better to you?

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A retard in desperate need of help.

I have two questions, /g/. Pidgin is as confuzzling as fuck. do i look like i know what host and port to connect to? i just what tor/privacy socks5 encryption backed up by sasl authentication and ssl use for gods sake! Also, any onion url archives you reccomend? one where you can just put in the name of a website and the onion url comes up? I'm tired of pecking around fuckfuckgo just so i can use ahmia or some shit.

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Why aren't you using a microkernel hypervisor?

SculptOS (Genode Framework+seL4) is a secure microkernel operating system that can easily be used to run virtual machines. It supports a variety of real hardware including Intel WLAN and iGPUs. It's less than 30MB and boots almost instantly, and even has a basic GUI built in.

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Starting new IT business

http://5uruyqv76vodjtbpy3pbzr3ghdpy462hlms37tsuecsiah6hpffy6ayd.onion/ Economy has gone to crap, so I'm hanging out my shingle as an independent IT business. Website is very much WIP, I'm literally learning HTML from scratch. Suggestions of all kinds are welcome and needed.

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Post Your Office Space

My old monitor is nice and functional again so now I can watch video while I'm doing other things. Also handy for video editing and rendering. Had to move the fan on top of the printer tho... probably I should look for something smaller or more compact... or maybe get like one of those clippy fans and attach it it to one of the monitors. I should also get one of these dual monitor mounting jobbies... Also need to get an extension cord for the microphone (seen under the riser there) so I can stick it over on the left hand side. I keep the graphics tablet underneath my regular mouse and mouse pad and then just move them to the side when I want to use it. I also have this pillow thing I put on the top of the desk and on the floor I have a big block of memory foam with a heating pad that I use in the winter time so it's nice and cozy, especially when I throw a blanket over the whole thing. Overall it's quite nice. I may be dirt poor... but at the very least I have a "corner office" surrounded by windows with scenic views. Always gotta look at the positives! :D

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Used Business Desktop Thread

I made a bunch of posts on rikchan about old business desktops that I will copy here. you can get a machine with moderate performance at a very good price-to-performance ratio if you are okay with some of the tradeoffs I will discuss. Perhaps this information will be helpful to my fellow /g/tards.

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i feel like this happens every few months >The leaked database contains sensitive information on the owners and users of several thousand darknet domains hard to believe any of those "email addresses" actually matter bc it looks like all gmail and other proxy accounts, how is this sensitive information. i feel like you always see some type of article "ONION HAXED OH NOHS" every few months. >Under the Breach said the leaked data can be used to tie the owners of leaked email addresses to certain dark web portals can anyone tell me how this can lead to those on tor? Im not too technical but isnt it next to impossible barring the fact that the webmasters are not workibg with LE in the first place. <kingnull lel

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I don't know what the fuck is happening but it's happened to me twice now. On Messenger, two images has been sent from my phone on two seperate occasions and I KNOW damn well I didn't send them. I don't have any screenshots because I deleted them out of panic. What the fuck is going on?

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Help me niggers

Hey /g/

I need help

Newfag, know fuck all about tech, but am trying to build a computer to be completely anonymous online

Want to put Devuan on a rasberrypi 4, but have know idea how.
Can one one of you give me a step by step.

Also if there are any wholes in my opsec, please point them out to me.

Pic related. The anon that inspired this whole half assed attempt.

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Installed a SSD and 16gb of ram today in my prebuilt gaming rig, first time I've ever worked on my own computers and it makes me feel proud of myself :D I'm gonna swap cases next week and install a RTX 2060 when they arrive in the mail

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BTCsub token

Does anyone know about BTCsub token ? is it a scam or a real deal?

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Red-pill me (and I'm sure others) on Quantum computing. Lets not get left behind in a new computing age.

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anons need a new OS any tbh just needs to be secure

need a new OS
tails OS or cube OS

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how do i post on 4chan wilst using tor?

Hey 16chan, this board seems to have attracted a lot of dark netters like me. I am also a complete fucking noob. I just started using linux and tor. I know not to connect to the same wifi network every time, but i only have two. is that sufficient, if i switch between them every time i refresh my identity or open this place up? Another question: how do i use 4chan without the fucking jannies blocking my IP for not wanting to succumb to their captcha ridden honeypot?
picture unrelated.

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This should be in the sticky. The man created a whole operative system and programming language by himself, he's a mentor to all of us.

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Basic fuck off analytics tools:

Linux, BSD- non system d init
Iptables / UFW
Icecat - Firefox is mossad malware
DNS over TLS stubby resolvers/DNS over HTTPS
System wide SSL/HTTPS Proxies
Browser proxies
PQ self hosted VPN or MSP

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Small-Scale Solar Thread

This thread is for the discussion of cheap, low-power solar energy systems suitable for emergency use, camping and other limited-need scenarios, and just plain tinkering. How many watts are you guys packing? What are your setups like?

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Got most of the parts for free: Storage is 3x2tb hdds i3 6th gen Gtx750 What should I do with it? Installed Plex and nextcloud on it got tired pretty quickly and barely used it Just too lazy always uploading the files to the server to play them with Plex No motivation to fiddle around with server admin stuff Should I somehow use it as second pc for "productive" stuff so that I won't have all the distractions I would normally have? Money won't be worth anything soon so selling is not really worth it Really don't know what to do with it Also got a thinkpad I have no use for I really don't know what to do with that stuff I feel like giving all that stuff away for free to someone who really needs it although the cyberpunk notion would be to be surrounded by lots of technology I think there is some truth in all that minimalism stuff

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How does /g/ protect their servers ? Tips on: OS choice, network infrastructure, kernel hardening, logging systems, even individual services, all appreciated

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Why do you use VPN providers ? Are you took stupid to rent a vps and install your own VPN ?

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Does anybody know of a good monitor or tv for 720p content? I'd really like a monitor that has EXACTLY 1280x720 pixels at a 1:1 Pixel Aspect Ratio. It seems impossible to find such a thing, just endless rows upon rows of 1366x768 shitters. I fucking hate scaling and it seems to me that trying to display a 1280x720 video stream on these is going to cause blurry scaling. If true 1280x720 devices don't exist, then does anybody know of at least a 1366x768 that would let me display pixel-to-pixel in the middle of the frame? Really I'm mostly interested in something that would look good displaying a 1280x720p @ 30 hz signal from a PS3. It looks great but too small on my 20" 4:3 CRT and it looks like absolute ass scaled to 1080p on my bigg projector. I thought it would be a simple matter to just get a used 720p monitor for this purpose but they don't seem to exist in any quantity. The only display I have that is exactly 1280x720 is my GPD Win and it lacks an input port (in addition to being only 5 inches). >HDCRTs Wish I could find a nice one at around the 20"-24" ish size. I can find these all day on craigslist near me but they are absolutely fucking massive and I'm not looking for a 300 lb 36" monster at the moment. >The 24" and 32" Widescreen BVMs fucking epic, true multiscan with no lag but I don't have $10,000 and two weeks to burn driving to southern california and back for pickup and calibration. >PC CRTs Would be happy with one of those big epic sony monitors but they're around $1000 last I checked, seems most of the deals are gone. Would be worth it at around that price but they don't do 15khz signals. >Plasma I've heard various good things about these, but don't know much about them. They rose to prominence then faded away at a time when I wasn't in the market for a new TV. These are fixel-pixel displays right? Are they actually true 1280x720? Are there any other scaling autists here? Please Respond.

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is there even a single good programming language

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Women are not attracted to programmers.

How does it feel to be an incel?

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Phone OS Alternatives

Fuck every major phone OS but especially fuck jewgle and its 'open-source' android, 90% of which is preinstalled bloatware and spyware. Fuck having no possibility to do anything except push pre-existing buttons. Touch-screen devices are the epitome of walled-garden-style computers, their functionality intentionally reduced to a point where even a nigger can buy one and push all the buttons he likes without having to worry about fucking anything up. I've resigned to the fact that all smartphones are just spyware a long time ago, so I got used to just clenching my teeth like a good goy while jewgle fucked me in the ass with every app I couldn't uninstall and setting I couldn't change. But enough is enough, so I'm here to open a discussion about phone operating systems, so that others may read it and free themselves from nigger-tier techology. I'm looking for open-source linux, a bash terminal, and, as much as possible, avoiding any service provided by google nigger-kikes. Looking at ddg hits, articles on recommended OSs all strike me as clueless and written for monkeys, so I'm asking here: What OS does your smartphone run, how satisfactory is the functionality it offers?

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Idea for a political game

it's a civilization game where you take charge of a small group of people at the beginning of time and try to raise it to a great civilization. the difference here is that you choose specific policies for you civilization, and the results of any set of policies are based upon how exactly how those sets of policies worked in the past. eventually, the player community will determine which policies are the best to use. everything is designed to be a 1:1 depiction of reality, as close as possible, even the way you take control of you initial population is also true to the way the first human societies were formed. there is also the distribution of genes among your people and the lifeforms around you, all of which are affected by your decisions as well, along with the environment, and each individual's genes determines their traits just as they would in real life. Genetic data is largely hidden from you until you have the tech to see it, and actually ask for that information to be determined for you. speaking of which, you can ask those under you to gather information, you also get updates on the visible affects of your policies on the people, though some of the less visible stuff must be actively looked into. you cannot directly choose the advancement of technology or culture like you do in sid mier's, nor do you directly instruct people to build structures (if you want a wall, you choose policies concerning border security, and a wall follows from that), people who are not politicians are the ones who do that, you are a political leader, not a scientist, engineer, architect, or artist, your power is strictly political in nature, only the ability of a real human leadership is given to you, though this means that you do not need to conduct research to discover political policies, you simply have all of them available to you from the beginning. on that note, you can choose from any political policy that has ever existed or from any political policy that had ever been proposed (the effects of these will need to be extrapolated from what is already known, or what is most likely). the game ignores things like how leaders are chosen, as you are leader for life, issues like parliament or democracy are not even mentioned. some of your policies also determine how you interact with the societies of the other players in the world with you, I mentioned "other players" because this game has no AI players in it, all societies you share Earth with are run by real people, each of which spawns in a random location on the Earth, with all the affects the locations will have on the society and it's people down the line. all players begin at the dawn of humanity and it's civilizations, just after mankind has occupied every continent and island (with the exception of naturally uninhabitable places like antarctica) so everyone starts out equal. the descriptions of events that occur are described to the player in such a way that they will know their causes, eventually a meta will form and people will learn to craft a political system that resembles the ideal. AI societies can emerge later on, as they from when groups pf people split off from those of the players, fr example america resulting from briton colonists who seceded. the game will update the effects of policies, environments, and their combinations, as new information becomes available, this is in order to keep the game as accurate to the facts as it can be. this updating system will operate on a wiki like basis, but one free of censorship and bias (meaning that anyone caught being offended, anti-white, anti-male, left-of-center, or even being centrist is removed immediately, in order to prevent them from taking over and subverting the whole thing), with set standards on evidence (such as statistics) and argumentation (such as a ban on the use of logical fallacies), we will constantly remind each other of the past takeovers our enemy has committed, some not even /pol/ related, such as the corruption of the SCP wiki, and ask offenders to compare and contrast their actions with those who played roles in the initial stages of other documented subversion events, just so actual shills will know that we know their playbook, and that they will be forced to distance themselves from things that occur in later stages, only for them to be banned for good when they eventually support the very thing they denounced. we will have people who see to it that conclusions follow from method/data, and that the methodology/evidence adheres to the standards they have to, and that the standards are kept constant for everything, etc. they re to police each other to see to it that their own biases don't creep into their judgments, even when those biases are those held by some version of /pol/. the goal is simple, to determine the most ideal form of society, and to have more people discover it on their own through experimentation. a simulation game like this makes it fun.

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Hello, this is not a shill post. So I decided to create my own chan in python as a hobby (using the flask library) and this is what I have come up with so far. Just give me feedbacks here in this thread or there. Currently you can only upload jpeg , jpg , png , gif below the size of 4mb.

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Woo, pays to make an offer! I even still got free shipping! D: Apparently it was the last one they had tho so they were probably just trying to get rid of it. I was about to trash the entire monitor too (since it's like a decade old). Didn't feel like soldering in new caps (especially since my soldering iron doesn't work very good). Plus it probably would have cost the same amount (if not more) for new caps. Granted it'll still probably burn out in 2 to 3 years, buuuut... I just need a dumpy second monitor to watch YouTube videos on while I'm doing other stuff, so it's not like it's some grand investment. For as often as capacitors fail (due to how cheap ass they're made) they really should start thinking about making them modular for quick/easy replacement... but then again I think maybe they do it on purpose... "planned obsolescence" and all like that. I think most of the caps are designed to fail at roughly the same time the warranty gives out.

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Hi everyone! I have a question about image serving. I'm making a 4chan clone, and currently what I do is I download the image from the client, make thumbnails on the web server, and then I use rsync to send it to my "image server" which is just an Ubuntu box that serves a folder impartially. An issue (I think) is that I end up downloading the user's file twice. I download it once on the web server, and then again on the "image server."

I also have to make thumbnails, in which case I just use imagemagick. Currently, I make the thumbnails on the web server because I will likely have multiple instances of them running, it seems fitting to have harsher processes there. As a result, I also send the thumbnails and more to the "image server."

One issue I have is that I also have to manually delete files via rsync. While nginx is fast, if I were to soft delete a file in my database (the database contains basic file information like filename, format, date, and more), I wouldn't be able to forward the changes and prevent the box from serving the files. I depend on rsync to work, when I would prefer "checking" if a file is allowed to be shared before I send it to the client. Do you think it would be worth it to write up a REST api to ensure more control?

As you can see, there is no sync between the file system and the database, and this can result in me serving illegal content or for stale content to stack up and waste space.

Do you guys have any suggestions to how I can improve this architecture? Are there better ways to handle this? I'm going to have one instance of an "image server" and multiple instances of my web servers. I really don't want some random power outage to occur and end up serving illegal content unknowingly because I would have no way to sync my file system the database.

One solution I was thinking of was forwarding the request to a custom REST api that would communicate with the database and check if the files are safe to share. The only issue is that this doesn't solve the duplicate download....

Any advice would be helpful!

(pic related, it's what the app currently looks like)

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Media Creation Software Thread

This thread is for discussion of free software that allows one to create and modify cultural works in all their forms.

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How to get around an iCloud lock

Some nig is payinge to fix a phone they stole. How do I get around an Icloud lock on ios13

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Nano Tech

A message is mandatory.

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Video Editor Recommendations

Wut is your favorite video editor? I captured a two and a half hour stream today and I started to edit it in Adobe AfterEffects 2015 and... that was a mistake. I threw the initial edit into the render queue and... oh yeah, it only saves in lossless formats, which was gonna result in like an 800 gigabyte file... NO THANKS! So then I started poking around in Google searches and all I'm getting is this corporate con crap, like "here's a free* editor" ...but then you download the shit and it's all gimpy and retarded unless you fork over your credit card. Like... tha'fuck?! Isn't there like a modern version of VirtualDub? I did find this one program, MKVToolNix and it's really handy for messing around with remuxing and editing tracks and such, but it doesn't really have much in the way of editing ability. Same with XMedia Recode, it's a nice little conversion program, much better than that sloppy TVC crap... but uh... I need a decent editor! It doesn't have to be super complex either, I mean I don't need gawd damn 3D rendering 'n shit, I just want to splice clips and do simple editing WITH COMPLEX SETTINGS! I don't want the fucker messing around with the resolution, or using some default codec settings... simple editing... complex encoding... preferably freeware... does such a mythical beast exist?! D:

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ActiveState used to build a nice Perl but the latest is missing packages that ppm needs to run. So I tried out their slick custom build tool. Not so slick: 4 days, only half done. inb4 Win: Gotta run engineering design software that only runs on Win. :-(

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This technology will grow back your foreskin.

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Yooo. Jews smart af yet no firewall on android or apple. What is happening.

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Good Holiday Tech Deals

Sooo... what did y'all get this Black Friday and Cyber Monday? I got two of these ripe little jobbies... Dump tier 4 TB drives for only $72 bucks, pretty sweet deal, especially considering they're not white label, refurbished crap. I've bought a lot of these drives before so I know the quality is pretty good overall. Don't ever get those cheap Toshiba drives though, they're consistently crappy. Real high failure rates and such. I also got a yearly subscription VPN from Ghost... or rather my mom got it for me. My mom kind of "red pilled" herself over the past year after watching various YouTubers and since they're always doing sponsored ads for VPNs she became convinced that everyone ~has~ to have one.

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movie time

Watch this movie and find out what the Unix way actually is from the people who created Unix.

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retarded question i know,but i want to run my computer off of ethernet so my isp piece of shit isn'ttrying to circumvent my security stuff, but we have a whole ethernet relay that goes from the main ethernet port to the modem to the tp link which splits it into 4 and it goes some other places. our main ethernet source only has two ports and the tv gets to hog one of them and everything else shares one main source. the tp link has 6 ethernet ports so two other things could connect to it, but what i want to know is if i use the ethernet from that will the isp router still be able to see my search stuff and mac addresses n shit? also questions that don't deserve their own threads because this question alone did nothing to even deserve it's own post.

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Daily reminder to all anons that you should be using a real operating system and a real browser.
(also testing if thread creation works. if you see this thread, chrome/wintards btfo)

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Worried about Law Enforcement knowing who you are?

Dont be! FBI DEA ATF all use Radio Frequency TEMPEST devices to track and monitor us all like cattle while here on the chans. Lol!!! Fuck malware they use executive orders to protect the ZOG. You wont even know it.

Muhhh terrorism. Muh DOJ paycheck from Bill and Melinda Gates. Muh are we good goyim now Mr Rabbi?

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Well /g/, what's your score?

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old = good

I only play old versions of games that build with old libraries like SDL 1.2 and work fine in the framebuffer console and don't require OpenGL.

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Today I found some fucked-up shit

A fuckin GIF that crashed my server. Had to login over the network to reboot the computer because even the framebuffer console was hosed.

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Anonymous OS

What is the best os to run to keep anonymity on tor? Im looking at Devuan or OpenBSD right now, but am open to other options.

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>based durga
>code java
>make money
>we fly his flag proudly

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How can I know for sure that my sd-card is corrupted and beyond saving?

I cannot format it or delete any content on it. On the other hand the content is somewhat corrupted, many folders cannot be copied/accessed.

I have tried everything from cmd commands to testdisk.

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Daily reminder that:

As human beings your thoughts produce radio waves that can be measured and decoded.
Majority of governments on earth access all human brains the same way you access host computers on a network. 1950's research.
Its 2019 and the cell phone doesnt include a firewall.
People are suppose to be on earth to learn and live for their creator country and families however they are manipulated, studied and harvested as energy sources from birth.
You are fed lies poisons and disinformation from birth from your government to attempt to rob you of salvation.
Every citizen in the US unwillingly participates in an MKULTRA Behavioral modification program that scans your social media phone thoughts and body language and assigns you a "score" allowing you to progress in society.

Resist the Jew.

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Where do you think the future of online entertainment is going. with millenials tuning out of social media and youtube. wont there be a huge opportunity awaiting? vr/ar. discuss. also resources much appreciated.

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It is against the law to say that you are not trans in a programming job.

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Help save RMS and Free Software

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3 Get

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It is I, the king of /g/. I am here to bring you your first forth thread and to bless 16chan.

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Robot companions

Anybody intresting in the topic about making or realization of robot companion?
Any updates on current state of robot waifu's?
Anyone trying to DIY one?

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Richard Stallman resigned

Richard Stallman resigned from the FSF over a long weird comment he made about Epstein
What does this mean for free software?
I personally think that he overreacted. He's successfully passed off projects to others in the past, but I have little faith that the FSF will find a competent, or trustworthy, replacement.

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Why does everybody who's anybody use irc if it's insecure?
>Even if the server itself encrypted the messages/uses SSL, it's a moot point: everyone can connect and read what you're saying unless you encrypted it on your end. IRC admins can read your private messages as well.

>The vast majority of servers I've visited also expose your IP Address to everyone unless you're behind a proxy or VPN, so there's no real anonymity. Even the ones that partially mask your IP will show part of where you are. For example: While other servers will block everything, all IRCops/admins know the real IP you're connecting from. What's to stop them from cooperating with law enforcement?

>Your IRC client could also be vulnerable to buffer overflow attacks / string formatting vulnerabilities / etc. Or maybe you'll just click on a drive-by-download link...

Just the fact that everyone can see my ip scares me... Is there a way I can talk to all the cool kids but still be safe? What's your irc setup? What's the most common setup? I really want to start using it, but after reading this I'm a little put away...

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deep web

newfag here i have been trying to go to the dark web to see what all the hype is about with the normies but when i enter the url it aint connecting

am i missing something do i need a invite code to reach a url or am i being autistic

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Greener Pastures

I'm really enjoying this new home.Perhaps we were too harsh on the OP.

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>have a bunch of old HP and compaq laptops that are dead
>have an empty pizza box

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Electronics thread

I like this technology board and so decided to make a thread for electronics on here
For gadgets, circuits, hacking and diy stuff

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Ubuntu Server

It keeps hanging on
[ ****] A start job is running for Wait for Network to be Configured (12s / no limit)
I'm installing the gui right now, but I'm sure I will fuck it up and not be able to get it to boot to the gui...lel
fuck it
old laptop
fucking around

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what do you think of nixos and guixsd ?

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if only the mascot werent some furry shit!!

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How do I format my USB drive?

ext4 or fat32?

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I buy sausage

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check out my doubles

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Akari is the face of /g/ and also the 100th poster! All hail Akari~!

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