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So, Desktop Thread?

I've missed you guys.
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why do you use clover? is it any better than ubuntu?


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Don't you get it? He is special.


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Besides the Conky there I keep it minimal. Also how do I make it Conky read out the music I am playing? Anyone got any clues?

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Hey /g/, what's the biggest appeal of using Arch Linux over Debian, aside from "it's just better"?


AUR mainly and good documentation.


The AUR, Arch Wiki, updates as soon as they come out and pacman.

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Is ProtonVPN worthy ?

It is a relatively new VPN, launched by the team who made the ProtonMail website.



Their free version is quite attractive but I would know if people have an experience with them ?

Can you trust them with their "no log" policy ? I just want to browse the vanilla internet privately, nothing shady.

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>not using tor



Using Tor for *regular* internet browsing is the digital equivalent of shooting yourself in the foot, considering how exit nodes are often actively monitored and can tamper with *decrypted* traffic.



How 2 wriet own vpn?? helpp pls


Perfect-Privacy is top but only on a Windows machine. Their client on Linux is only like a GUI for openVPN. DNS-Leak by default, no Killswitch.

Mullvad is fine on Linux. Simple client, DNS-Leak protection is build in, killswitch also.



No it isn't. Only very few nodes are malicious and if you use https it can't do anything.

Tor is great for regular browsing.

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Any folks here using XMPP? You get to choose your client AND your server, and you can host your own server if you're paranoid. Think of email, but instead it's instant messaging.

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[matrix] is superior.


TorChat, Ricochet



Latest releases of synapse are slow as fuck



seems pretty good for pms though



>TorChat, Ricochet

Xmpp is actually usable and pretty much just werks.

Nobody wants to use those pedo messengers you mention :^

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I posted thread in pic related, and it was 404ed within about 10 minutes.

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I can confirmfag this, some shitty Jamal janitor keeps deleting my comments on /tech/


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I never thought of Linus Torvalds as being a nice guy or respecting anyone. I straight up said python isn't a real language or something like that at some point. I will try to find the video clip.


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how about that jap cuck stops blocking proxys just so he can cover his pedo ass

i just want to use halfchon on campus grounds



How retarded Japanese girls are! Is she drinking gasoline?

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How many of my people here /BSD/?

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Why would I use BSD? I use debian as a daily driver, having started with Ubuntu. I'll try BSD but from what I've read it seems to be aimed at being a secure server OS, not necessarily a desktop OS.



FreeBSD's source code is used by Apple to make macOS and iOS since its BSD license. BSD license is convenient for corporations.

But you're not a corporation, so Linux is better as BSD's drivers are fucking shit! They don't support new hardwares.



I'm already Linux masterrace and seeing BSD fanboys arguing is triggering as fuck



That's the downside of BSD. People can run off with your code and do whatever the hell they want. You can say GPL is like communism but it's fair you have to give back what you take.


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Thinkpad T60 master race running 32 bit FreeBSD. Runs like a fucking charm. I love fbsd on my Thiccpad.

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What are some minor things that people do that piss you off… Nothing PC-breaking or serious long term damage, just minor stuff like looking up Google with Google
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i just noticed after a few hot minutes of hard staring that the text on the tattoo is backwards lol

also what the fuck is a "fix me stick"



It's a USB stick you pay ridiculous amounts for in an attempt to clean off the malware you got from downloading porn.jpg.exe designed for Micro$haft.


People who dont clean their desk/computer/anything


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my rice



the fact that image previews are still broken on ranger

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I fucking love the old internet and everything about it I was thinking about starting something kind of with the 8chan or 4chan mindset but maybe along the lines of a dedicated IRC server or even a BBS. Personally I'm a free-speech absolutist and honestly I want to start something that's questionably legal. Something that really Freedom right to the very edge. I don't want it to just be a normal website and I wanted to be very Underground. I'd love to hear people's thoughts on this I'm working today but I'll be refreshing this thread every chance I get.




The problem will be attracting users. Someone at /cyber/ started a BBS awhile back but nobody used it.

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Linux Users Going Their Own Way

It's time for linux users to go our own way. The whole "GNU"/linux ecosystem - more appropriately called the freedesktop/systemd/gnu/chromium/linux operating system.

* The red hat goons basically own the userspace now. If you want to make changes to your system you can send a patch and it wil get dropped. They essentially have 100% control, linux desktop will conform to their vision alone.

* polkit and dbus.. what do these things even do? Yet you have them on your computer most likely.

* GNU glibc is bloated and full of bugs *that GNU software depends on* and it is pro abortion.

* ls / gives about 50 things. for "historical reasons": Translations, if you try to make it simple like 4 or 5 directories all with a clear and distinct purpose every piece of software in existence would break because it's all badly written.

* every single programming language has its own fucking package manage that fights against all the other package managers. Is this a joke? Why are programmers, supposedly smart people, allowing this to happen?

* You have all this FUCKING GARBAGE that is overcomplicated and nobody likes like: systemd, polkit, dbus, gsettings XML schemas. None of this stuff makes sense, the documentation is unhelpful and the systems themselves violate standard UNIX design ideas - I wouldn't have a problem with that if they had actually improved on things.

* The web browser is about 80% of the linux desktop experience now. And while it's technically free software it's nearly monopolized (firefox is digging its own grave) and it's basically impossible to make changes to. lets be honest here.

* The shell's fucked. Try writing a shell script that correctly processes a list of files that might have spaces on tabs in the names. You can do it if you study but everything takes work when it should be simple. Programming with lists of strings shouldn't be so tricky.

* The core sets of software has so much historical baggage that could be cleared away. Did you know ./configure tests if your system uses EBCDIC instead of ASCII? configure pePost too long. Click here to view the full text.

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fix the fucking memory leak then



lol honestly just installing python it 10x easier than figuring out bash or shell or whatever



This definitely



Apparently, TRON is a set of specifications for a Real Time Operating System, but not an implementation. An example implementation is available, but companies are supposed to implement themselves for their own products.

Tron is a pretty schway name, but its just an embed OS specification, not really an alternative to Linux on a Desktop or Server. Its sounds like the example implementation is more like a educational tool (cf. minux)



>She got raped by Linux users.

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Newfag here. Is there an info dump or .pdf library where I can learn about basic internet technology and safe etiquette?

How the internet works, how VPNs work, potential dangers of being traced, setting up a safe network, theory of internet technology etc.

Maybe even how to program these yourself?

Much appreciated and thanks in advance.

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Thanks. What is searx exactly? I've never seen it mentioned before.


Some other questions, if that's alright:

1. What's the safest internet browser to use?

2. What programming language would be advisable to start with? Considering internet security, but also programs, bots etc.

3. Any general tips?



> wut is searx?

Open source search engine. Supports Google, Bing, Duckduckgo, Startpage, Archive.is, ThePirateBay and countless others, without giving your info to these websites. You can use a public instance or host it yourself.


> saef web browse?

Firefox. Although everyone else will suggest you to use forks and such, they're often not as secure vulnerability wise. Besides, most of the telemetry Mozilla implements can easily be mitigated with a custom user.js file, along with privacy settings.

>start programming?

Start with Python, the slow but easy to learn language. Then move on to C++ when you get familiar with the basics.

>tips pls?

Search your questions. I know it sounds cliche, but it answers alot of them.



That's really helpful, thanks anon. I'd consider myself a veteran technology user among most people, but looking through threads here humbled me. It feels like being a toddler in a university. And before you or anyone else asks; yes, my intentions are legal. I just don't like being spied upon.


Asking here is a horrible idea. You will only get meme tier advice like "learn to program" , "install gentoo", and learn electronics.

You are asking information technology questions. You should probably study information technology, as opposed to programming, or electronics. If you know absolutely nothing CompTIA maintains some entry level IT certifications, or test material and objectives, on information technology , that might be a good place to start. You could consider CompTIA A+, NET+, SEC+. You don't have to take the tests, but could, but you would learn a lot systematically by doing this about computers, computer repair, networking and security.

Hopefully, after reading the SEC+ book, you will realizing why asking unqualified questions like "What is the most secure browser" is non-sense.

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Hey, it's 7 years put together!


they just want you to signal you're Jewish on your resume



Coding excercise for 3-4 hours. Lmao, yea if you want to pay me for it. Who has fuckin tryouts for a job. If an interviewer told me that I would tell them they would be billed hourly at my contracting rate. Bunch of amateurs.



>mfw thats the guy holding tryouts

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Chegg motherfuckers took down all the sites to get homework answers for free. Any anons here know how to get answers for free or have access to cracked accounts.

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You may like this

>ImageNet Roulette regularly classifies people in racist, misogynistic, cruel, and otherwise horrible ways. This is because the underlying training data contains those categories (and pictures of people that have been labelled with those categories).


Since this classification task is partly impossible results are sometimes random but sometimes strangely accurate


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There're really many sisters! How many people want to fuck their own sisters?

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What's the name of this port?

I can't figure it out.

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it isnt a port. Port isw a wine fortified with Brandy. It looks more like a USB thingymajig to me


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This is a proprietary Dell port for a network adapter antenna.

Your network card should be one of these: TK208, GW073, MX846.

Here's a link to the antenna: https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-network-adapter-antenna/apd/ru297/networking



>What's the name of this port?

>port has antenna written beside it

learn to read nigger.



thanks based anon


It's a mysterious fleshlight.

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>you roll it

>you code it

>you post it

Time to get fit. Any language you prefer. No re-rolls boys.

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Pretty comprehensive BMI calculator I made. Both metric and inferior




> .tk

Careful with those free domain names. They've been known to get hijacked after a while.



Nigga why the fuck you writing it in bash? That's gay af, like at least use python or don't be a deadass and use C


Holdup I already made rock paper scissors




They're a year for free so I can't decline. I'm not fucking paying for a joke website.

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