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File: 0ecf494f2308a57⋯.png (22.96 KB, 500x500, 1:1, P_setting_fff_1_90_end_500.png)

 No.970303[Reply]

Does anyone care, or nah?

http://archive.is/lwgc4

https://www.snbforums.com/threads/rt-ax88u-fcc-docs-all-posted.48504/

The triband is 700$, which is good if you're the goodest of goyim, while the dual is around 400$.

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 No.1006735

Why do routers have to look so goddamn stupid nowadays.


 No.1007041

>>1006735

Because the only people buying routers that aren't provided by the telecom service providers are gaymers.


 No.1007057

>>1007041

tools are the same way, manufacturers spend all their money trying to make a piece of shit look like a transformer so that idiots buy it regardless of its performance or longevity. luckily unlike tools it's exceedingly easy to make a router which is A) better than any consumer router you can buy, B) will last you for ever, and C) is super cheap. Just buy a really nice wireless card put it in a garbage old computer and then install either one of the distro's made to turn a old PC into a router or do it yourself using openbsd or some other *nix derivative.


 No.1007077

>>1007057

Except that a regular WLAN card is not optimized to function as an access point.


 No.1007083

>>1007077

If you mean the wireless cards that come by default in a pc then yes, otherwise no. Just go on Wikidevi look for whatever router you want, look at the wireless chip it uses and 9 times out of 10 the wireless chip it uses is available in a pcie form factor.




File: d6ecc681ccce18b⋯.jpg (236.53 KB, 1280x960, 4:3, poettering.jpg)

 No.1004103[Reply]

UNPRIVILEGED USERS WITH UID > INT_MAX CAN SUCCESSFULLY EXECUTE ANY SYSTEMCTL COMMAND.

https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/11026

https://archive.is/73vP2

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 No.1006850

>>1006587

by raising her in (((certain places))) and putting her on (((brainwashing centers))).


 No.1006955

>>1006323

Do you even understand what "sandboxed" means?


 No.1007012

>>1006955

It means illusion of security, the security theatre that all these idiots keep making by adding more code and extra layers that doesn't actually fix the root causes but only addresses symptoms. And it's the same with "mitigations". Even OpenBSD is all crazy about mitigations. They're going full hog on 64-bit ARM (which all do speculative execution) and basically treating the Cortex-A7 as third-class citizen, even though it's one of the few ARM processors that actually lives up to the so-called standards they have WRT security. THERE IS NOT ONE SINGLE MAJOR OS PROJECT IN EXISTENCE TODAY THAT'S ACTUALLY SERIOUS ABOUT SECURITY. And you bought into the fucking kool-aid, you retard.


 No.1007049

>>1006553

It's too big and bloated. Just easier to switch to OpenBSD now and devote effort to improving it by submitting patches for stuff you like to do.


 No.1007050

>>1006587

She literally hung out with the crust punks in Pioneer Square begging for coins.




File: 581f5bb1390c7ff⋯.jpg (82.58 KB, 605x884, 605:884, Eternal Damnation.jpg)

 No.1006395[Reply]

Lispfag was right. UNIX has completely stunted the growth of software and its "philosophy" has led to hardware like x86 that operate like a clocked up 8080. C is a garbage larp language that promotes hacks such as null terminated strings and integer overflows are rebranded as features. Post enlightening non-shitter software that isn't C or (((UNIX))) here

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 No.1006934

lipsters


 No.1006940

>>1006824

Yeah? So write it then.


 No.1006953

>>1006789

>If that was true, one text editor would not be capable of reading a text file created by another, unrelated, text editor since text is meaningless nonsense.

All the means is that text is well standardized. Equivalent to saying that every audio editor being able to read a wav file means wavs are universal. (or worse: every browser being able to read html means html is universal)


 No.1007017

>>1006732

just use scheme, if you want simple and beautiful language. schemes and common lisps have very different philosophy.

>>1006405

>>1006764

>Lispers say Lisp has "no syntax".

but you can define your own domain specific language very easily in lisp, but ofc lisp has syntax but its syntax is very simple. every language has syntax to some extent.

>>1006405

>>1006732

>>1006934

>>1006940

>SHUT UP!!

>You aren't allowed to post criticism, goy!

don't be too content with current state of affairs.


 No.1007020

they are right

their solutions are even worse

cant believe im saying this but Cutler at Microsoft had the right ideas, what ended up happening there ofcourse is also even worse




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 No.1001860[Reply]

What is the UNIX philosophy? No, not "everything is a file". I mean the actual philosophy. Rigid modulation? A perfect blend of kernel and userland? Absolutely secure? A combination of all these things?

The state of UNIX today is so sad to me. We have Linux and BSD, the main free *nix's. We have macOS, a powerful, beautiful, but locked-down *nix. QNX, Minix, etc are unique but out-of-reach. Redox is political, and HURD seems like more of a hate-fuck than a love-child.

Within Linux, there is so many different philosophies and programs and dependces and forks that you either have to be a masochistic or a blind sheep to enjoy it.

Alternatives, like Windows and Haiku, are proprietary or in early beta.

Clearly, there's SOMETHING about Unix that makes it better than everything else. Linux may be the best of all the evils, but it's still evil. At its core, is UNIX good, or evil. It is a case of "hating the creator because of the creation"? Or is rotten from the core, like grafting branches onto a dead tree?

Is the problem of fragmentation and shitty programming answerable?

Most importantly, what is UNIX?

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 No.1006708

>>1006590

It was meant for teletypers which you can think of as networked typewriters.


 No.1006749

>>1006682

>Plan 9 being pushed

really? where?


 No.1006956

>>1006682

>Is Plan 9 a botnet being pushed by the CIA?

Imagine being this ignorant. Install 9front faggot.


 No.1006961

>>1002553

Window managers like i3 are tolerable. I can't deal with modern ui's for work anymore. I only have kde installed on my entertainment and fap box.


 No.1007011

>>1001860

It can be summarized as: "All software is bad. Everything is a lie."




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 No.1004651[Reply]

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org

LFS 8.3 stable runs 4.18.5 kernel, gcc 8.2.0

It's a journey, but it's a good one.

Anyone else running LFS? Any useful hints in venturing further?

I'm going to install Guix + dependencies next.

I wanted to give my girlfriends old macbook from ~2006 a new life. You couldn't even view the apple support pages on the ancient safari version anymore - support is dead. It has 32bit UEFI for some reason, so I only gave FreeBSD-current a try before (stable didn't boot). Had it lying around for some time like that, but then pkg broke because of an update and I decided to start from scratch. The only 32bit linux, that I could find, that also comes with 32bit UEFI was sparkylinux (debian based). No idea why apple thought they should put UEFI on that machine. There's also no BIOS/UEFI menu at all. To get legacy systems to boot you have to fiddle around with refind until it agrees to boot that. And even then not everything boots as expected.

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 No.1005484

>>1005456

>there is Debian

Tried Cent OS, Fedora and an older Ubuntu server version (latest doesn't have i386) so I figured I was done with Debian-based. My bad. Only needed it as a host system anyway. Could have saved me some time though.

>Core1

Yes, Core (1) Duo (yonah).

>>1005459

>I'm sure you learned a lot by copy and pasting commands from the site

I typed it out by hand, so I saw what I was doing. You should know what's where and why when you're done, since you start with nothing. It was interesting, no regrets.

>>1005467

The bootloader that you can use after holding alt during startup is not on the harddisk, I think. Formatted everything and made my own efi partition for grub. I can still use it, it's part of the UEFI I guess.


 No.1005497

>>1005459

>It essentially distributes the work of managing the operating system over a large amount of developers instead of just you.

Once you realise that you should realise that binary distros are even more sane. Once you are building shit other people are building you are just duplicating effort.


 No.1005852

File: b365b1853510491⋯.jpg (41.28 KB, 480x360, 4:3, 423443554.jpg)

>>1005497

>binary distros are even more sane

but binaries are botnet[!]

http://bootstrappable.org/


 No.1006983

>>1005852

If I had a dollar for everytime these people use the word (((community))).

"There is no we, or us, or them; just you and I"


 No.1007000

File: 31b6e141fbf05f5⋯.jpg (80.92 KB, 977x718, 977:718, 4687498498746.jpg)

>>1006983

Yeah and also it's

>Made with ♥ by humans and blablabla

But it's genuinely interesting and I don't have to interact with them. It's free information.




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 No.1006094[Reply]

Can anyone give me a rundown on making my own home security system? I was just going to hook a bunch of old usb webcams into an Rpi, is this less efficient than using power-over-ethernet cameras or analog cameras?

Specifically I need a system that can more or less run at least ten years without any maintenance, with my biggest concern being power draw. I'm not too concerned about image quality because from the start I've already decided on black/white only imaging.

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 No.1006372

>>1006094

Use motion only store images no videos save a ton of space


 No.1006375

>>1006372

I know /tech/ will hate this suggestion, but just get a network motion detection security cam with free cloud storage. If you seriously care that much about your empty porch/yard being monitored by glowniggers then... don't.


 No.1006475

File: a34e4559d783018⋯.jpg (305.46 KB, 1300x975, 4:3, 38375465-bear-trap-on-roug….jpg)

File: 53b612a2338005c⋯.jpg (17.41 KB, 277x182, 277:182, download (1).jpg)

File: 8d427fd678cb872⋯.jpg (61.62 KB, 640x433, 640:433, 980x.jpg)

>home security

Look at all these monkeys


 No.1006907

Does anyone actually know how usb cams stack up against other camera types? Like power draw, reliability, etc.


 No.1006952

>>1006094

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CouxmNqxO4A

This video might be something to consider




 No.1006844[Reply]

you can't hide your own tech

https://www.facebook.com/R4nCorE/posts/10207423255687886

because time machine hunters

 No.1006853

File: 3eb875f352f2c8a⋯.jpg (153.39 KB, 500x346, 250:173, im-not-clicking-that-shit[….jpg)




File: d958d30845ea478⋯.jpg (41.64 KB, 480x640, 3:4, clt5-04.jpg)

 No.1006833[Reply]

Does BSD stand a chance against Linux? What does BSD do better than Linux?

 No.1006842

>What does BSD do better than Linux?

Better overall design decisions, it seems.

OpenBSD has excellent security design practices at the expense or lesser comparability.

>Does BSD stand a chance against Linux?

Not enough devs, it seems. Otherwise, fuck yes.


 No.1006845

>>1006833

The BSDs (with the exception of freebsd; forks from before the code of conduct are generally unaffected by it UNLESS they take from freebsd's tainted driverspace) are free of the cancer known as a "code of conduct".

The BSDs work on a "cathedral" based model, in which the kernel core system utilities are developed together, in contrast to Linux's "bazaar" model, in which only the kernel is developed and other utilities are used or unused according to users's preferences.

Each has a different kernel. freebsd excelled for being mostly general purpose, running native zfs (now taken by linux and still used in Solaris), jails (also taken by other OSes), for having nvidia propietary drivers, etc.

OpenBSD's focus is true, stringent security and adherence to the UNIX Philosophy.

NetBSD's specialty is to be able to run in many, many architectures (40 to 80)

The other derivates, like DragonflyBSD, have several other things, like very robust filesystems, named HAMMER and HAMMER2, etc.


 No.1006846

>>1006845

Oops, that spoilered text is meant to be in bold.




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 No.1006092[Reply]

Hello frens its been a long time, wondering where you all get your torrents from these days?

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 No.1006808

>>1006702

Is it? I dont torrent often to be honest and it was up whenever I had to use it.


 No.1006829

>>1006674

Just to interject something, most classic movies can be easily had via youtube and jdownloader for linux / mac or windows, and Archive.org.

I've seriously found some great content on archive.org and it's all free.


 No.1006830

Well, I already have almost every decent game made up through 2005, and I've stopped watching movies and TV. What the hell do I need with fucking torrents unless I'm downloading random archives of damning evidence against wealthy globalists and such?


 No.1006831

File: d2c4a94c2c69442⋯.jpg (47 KB, 456x543, 152:181, Welcome to the internet.jpg)

>>1006705

We were all "normalfags" at one point.

You don't start out, day one, being an expert.

So, instead of being elitist dicks, some of us choose to help those who don't know, learn.

We don't have to spoon feed them, but we can at least give them some pointers, instead of grief.


 No.1006832

>>1006830

I don't understand why people collect daming evidence on wealthy globalist and such, when none of them have been brought to trial or anything close to justice. It's like being a night watchman, with no authority to arrest... I see what you did, but I am helpless to do jackshit about it.




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 No.1005630[Reply]

owo what's this

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 No.1006804

File: 7b09bf667ad850e⋯.png (3.27 MB, 1373x859, 1373:859, NiceHouseAnon.PNG)

>>1005652

>>1005635

>>1005718

Heres the house at that adress.


 No.1006810

>>1006804

Congratulations, you posted the house of a random eBay seller.


 No.1006817

>>1006810

Looks pretty comfy.


 No.1007182

Enjoy your botnet.


 No.1007355

>>1005659

>sideways picture

you deserve every bad thing that happens to you




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 No.1005117[Reply]

Tomorrow, 6 Dec, WordPress 5.0 will be released.

WordPress is the most used CMS and a shitload of sites run on it.

The problem is that they've decided to integrate a broken editor called Gutenberg in the core. It's not just a mess in terms of usability, but it just doesn't work due to it being badly made Javascript bloat.

Despite the clear hate from the community, tomorrow normal people will update to 5.0 and find an editor they don't understand and probably many sites will break.

It's gonna be a fun day.

>https://wptavern.com/wordpress-5-0-targeted-for-december-6-prompting-widespread-outcry-ahead-of-wordcamp-us

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 No.1005223

>>1005197

WordPress is not cancer at all. If you're a professional developer, aka you make money and make your clients money, WordPress is a great tool. Of course it's not devoid of problems, but they're not the ones the autistic programmers usually bring up.

Indeed this update is one of the first major problem in WordPress in a very long. It's sad because WordPress has been an incredible stable system that made a lot of developers and business serious money. A true value-creation tool.


 No.1005237

>>1005223

>WordPress is not cancer at all.

t. Wordpress dev


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 No.1006731

>>1005237

I am from 4channel /g/

fuck you niggers and suck my cock, here to stay and shitpost you mothafookaz


 No.1006775

I tried it and it's so confusing. At a glance it just seemed like a new way to work with the visual editor. Rarely do we use this, and I think you can force it back to the "classic" editor anyway. Updates are important if only for security reasons. I'm not sure what's really changed




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 No.963379[Reply]

Where to begin? I want so much to be in control of my computer. Yet I don’t want to make the leap whereby I could potentially fuck up my hardware indefinitely. Wat do?

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 No.1006563

>>1006463

As much as I hate Python, it was actually the right tool for the job and writing Portage in another language wouldn't have improved performance due to dependencies being NP-Complete


 No.1006571

>>1006555

Not at all in my opinion.

You can downscale the CPU frequency when compiling so it doesn't get too hot and just leave it overnight during the installation of large packages and large updates.

Assuming you're updating at least once every week or two, you'll only have a few packages to compile per update, which shouldn't take long at all (assuming one of those isn't something mega huge like GCC, a web browser or LibreOffice).

You don't need to compile some huge programs like Firefox and LibreOffice on your machine if you don't have to btw, since Gentoo offers binary versions of those.

If you have access to a Gentoo desktop though, you can just cross compile https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Cross_build_environment


 No.1006612

>>1006555

Done it on with an intel atom, just make sure your make_opts has the correct setting. I didn't pay attention the first time I installed and had it set to -j2 when it's supposed to be -j3 and then compiling didn't take nearly as long.


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 No.1006703




File: 2f5534c53d1e774⋯.png (207.05 KB, 1920x1080, 16:9, wut.png)

 No.958984[Reply]

Why go through all of the headache of configuration? Is it actually worth it? Linux from Scratch seems more educational and meaningful to me.

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 No.1006409

Should I switch from Void to Gentoo, and if yes, how much time do I need?


 No.1006513

>>973561

>>973588

That's a pretty interesting setup, thanks for posting about it.


 No.1006588

Can Gentoo be installed from the hybrid iso rather than emerging from the stage 3 tarball?


 No.1006591

>>958984

Arch user here.

>Why go through all of the headache of configuration?

You get exactly what you want all day every day.

> Is it actually worth it?

Emphatic yes.

>Linux from Scratch seems more educational and meaningful to me.

You either are naive about how long this shit takes to set up in a meaningful way (literally years and it's ongoing) or like wasting even more time than is necessary.


 No.1006701

>>1006588

Let me clear things up for you a bit.

How Gentoo installation works is you boot into a live GNU/Linux system and from there you

>partition your disk and mount partitions

>connect to the internet

>download the stage3 tarball (which contains your base system w/o the kernel)

>unpack it onto what will be your root partition

>chroot

>set hostname, locale, timezone, root passwd, write fstab, pick profile, `emerge -uND @world`, compile kernel, install grub

>exit chroot, reboot

You can do this from any live distro or iso, it doesn't matter which one you use. You can install Gentoo from Ubuntu and partition your disk with gparted if you want.

(if you do it from Ubuntu or some other non Gentoo systems, you need to mount or symlink some additional thing or whatever before chrooting iirc, just pay attention as you skim through the chroot section in the handbook)




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 No.1005561[Reply]

Free Software Foundation Endorses Arch-based Hyperbola GNU/Linux

Welcome to MasterRace!

Systemd Free

Firefox Quantum Free (Iceweasel-UXP)

Stable (Debian based kernel releases without blobs)

Pacman as package manager

And The Best: No Ultra-Leftist-Wingers-SJW on Packagers/Developers TEAM

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=FSF-Endorsement-Hyperbola

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 No.1006547

>meme distro #751093

install gentoo


 No.1006558

>>1006487

I honestly can't understand why Reddit likes Arch so much.


 No.1006564

>>1006558

reddit can't install gentoo


 No.1006658

HELL YEAH!!

BEEN WAITING FOR THIS FOR SOME TIME NOW

I... I think I've finally found peace in my life, BUTT

<Firefox Quantum Free (Iceweasel UXP)

pre-quantum firefoxes FUCKING SUCK, hope they'll add Icecat 60 soon or something


 No.1006695

>>1005980

Ok so no system dicks? This appears to be a good thing.




 No.1005964[Reply]

Can any other Emacs users comment on this... I started using emacs around this summer because I started studying Scheme a little. Now I'm using it full time especially after discovering org mode.

Lately I've been having pain in my left hand thumb and pinky. No so much in my right hand. Any one else have RSI type problem with emacs?

I think I'll switch back to vim for a while and see if it clears up. yes i know about evil. I just want to see what and how much I'll miss

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 No.1006632

>>1006619

that was me until I learned Dvorak.

Easiest way to learn Dvorak was to do typing exercises according to a guide online. The most natural way to do those exercises was to type properly. Before that I had a completely ad-hoc style, 100+WPM but born of just needing to type fast in online games kids these days with their always-on mics

Dvorak sucks but it cured me of the painful way I used to type.

Just, uh, be prepared to have your qwerty muscle memory physically overwritten. Maybe get some qwerty typing exercises prepared, for after you're comfortable with dvorak.


 No.1006635

>>1006632

Easiest way to learn Dvorak is to not learn Dvorak.


 No.1006657

>>1006331

What about evil mode?

>>1006341

> meme distributions

what? >>1006351


 No.1006663

For a moment, I read "Emacs and RSSI" and thought that Emacs now also incorporates a WLAN client.


 No.1006972

Did someone try next browser (web kit gtk+)? https://github.com/atlas-engineer/next

It seems to be functional, but very early in development.

>>1006663

not entirely unreasonable




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