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Bring all your hardware, software and other troubles here.


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This little thing got fucked harder than a jewish altar boy in an interfatih catholic-jew church?

I'm not seeing how it could've.



shell32 contains the standard Windows icon set. That line could've gotten fucked




go back to reddit ffs



Pls no hate but newfag here. What's the difference between your local ip and your remote ip? Is it possible to get a free vpn for local ip, or is it only available for remote ip? Also android 7.1.1


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Anyone know how to get gamepads to work properly with Darksouls+dsfix on wine?

The common method i often see is use x360ce but that doesn't work for me.




>hooktube redirector for YouTube

hooktube isn't opensource



It's better than YouTube, and he clearly wants YouTube.



Your local IP is the IP of the device on the network. All devices connected to the same network will communicate with your device through that IP. It's the address your router assigned to your device. Routers also have a local IP of their own, usually ending in 100. There's no need for your local IP to be hidden.

Your public IP is what your device uses to identify itself on the internet.


Anyone know of an open-source e-mail client that has a similar design to OS X Mail? Thunderbird's design irks me like no tomorrow, and after today's mishap in which I couldn't add two Gmail throwaways because they used the same servers, I've had enough and want to swap out.




>couldn't add two Gmail throwaways because they used the same servers

Sounds like bullshit.

I use homOSeX Mail, and have zero problems with that.



>I use homOSeX Mail

It has a few other nasty problems, though. But not this one.



I can't remember how it is done, look for keymapping guide for linux.



>look it up yourself

No fucking shit, that's what i've been doing the past 2 days.

You think I'd come here if i could find it from a simple search?


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>try to use GDB with sublimetext

>mfw I feel like I'm debugging the debugger

Has anyone done it before? I don't know what the fuck I'm doing.



the mobile client is written in javascript. what a shitty email service





thanks anons I'll give these a go


Anyone else having problems with uBlock not updating filters on FF 52 esr? Since many weeks the only way to update them is to remove the extension, restart the browser and reinstall the extension (then it load current filters). Can something "poison" the browser or the OS to sabotage uBlock filter updates?



So you're saying it is _not_ possible to hide your local ip on an Android?


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/tech/, am I wasting valuable time torrenting by using a SOCKS5 proxy with my VPN? As I understand it, my connection goes thru the VPN, then to the TAP adapter, then to the SOCK5 proxy and then thru the VPN again. Will using a SOCKS5 proxy with my VPN make me more secure, or am I just wasting time?

Also, is IKEv2 protocol more secure than L2TP? Finally, since I use my VPN's DNS with leak protection, is it worth it to shell out more money for a packet scrambler (prevents deep packet inspection)? Also, am I making the right choice by going with Deluge as my bittorrent client? I am using IPvanish (no logs policy) and my server I mainly connect to is hosted in Switzerland (outside 14 Eyes).



It's impossible and pointless. You shouldn't even connect to public WiFi and should only connect to trusted WiFi. Your firewall will protect you from most shit on a local network. All VPNs will protect your data from the network host/router and all other connected devices, but you can't hide your IP from the main router. It's simply impossible, the router is the thing that assigns the IP to your device. The only way to avoid this is to just use your SIM network and not WiFi.


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What is this connector called?



D sub which looks like it's sized for 15 pin with 9 pins, which is fucking brilliant.


What is this connector called?




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These are all considered d sub. It could be used for virtually anything. Parallel port, SCSI, VGA = D sub


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Sup tech,

job needs me to fill surveys for improving the workplace. Survey app run by big bro, getting my metadata in the process. Boss tells me don't worry about it. Shouldn't there be some kind of law against employee metadata collection? Inb4 Tay.AI 2020

Also wwyd



Check the mainboard manual

that show where the bios reset /clear cmos jumper/bridge is located


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Hey guys

I have a dell optiplex 980 sff that I want to put a cheapo gpu in

The power supply is something low like 225

I bought a gt 730 but it has this fuckhueg heat sink on it and won't fit so I need something else

Any recommendations?


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You bought fanless ?



>green pcb

is it the 90s again?



Accidentally yeah, I since realized that was where I messed up. Does the 128bit version of that card use more power than the 64bit or is that not the way it works? I'm learning the details of these as I go, I shouldn't have ordered the last one in such a hurry.



Are you filling this out on a product bought by yourself for private uses? What contracts did you sign when getting this job? If you are that concerned use TOR or a proxy or a VM. What information could they use against you? Why are you trying to stay private at your company anon?



I thought it was the 8370!



Could you get in in legal trouble if you pirated software to work on various projects then buy the projects right before you release said projects? I know that there is no way for the company to find out except for some obvious exceptions which wouldn't realistically happen. But what if you're audited? Can someone find a discrepancy in the dates of a purchase and do something about it?



Don't pollute this thread with your memes.


Why can't i run Diablo 2 lod on my toaster laptop at full speed on a

Atom N470, 2 GB DDR2 SDRAM, and two intel graphics accelerators 3150? Is it really that bad? it can run quake and startcraft without problems?



How low are the graphics?



*and resolution



Even with everything on low/off (no minimap) on 800x600 i get 9-12fps when there are large groups of enemies. On 640x480 i get 9-12fps (on the same group of monsters) On power saving mode, on balanced mode (i'm running windows 7) i get the same results. It feels almost playable, but I'm really surprised it's so slow.


Does anyone have an up to date guide on how to unfuck Win10 as much as possible that isn't just installing Linux? Everything I find is from 2015 or highly suspect.



Do what this guy did and don't run proprietary software promising you to fix it.




It's like a terminal disease you have to constantly stay on top of.




This does seem to be the wisest decision. No one give a shit about DX12.

That said, they've slipped all sorts of shit into Win7 now too.



Install LTSB



Where's the best place for keys? Ebay?



You can't buy it. The only way to LEGALLY get it is to purchase the enterprise edition, set up a KMS server, and kindly ask Microsoft for an ISO. Not that you'd wanna give Microsoft money for their shit product. Activate it with Windows Toolkit:


>inb4 reddit



Yeah but I figure people are swiping keys from their jobs. While not exactly legal, they'd at least be legit. Considering you can't stop it talking to its masters seemed best to be as straight as possible.

Thanks for the toolkit though.


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I have bought a pic related.

When I plug it to my soundcard through an extension cord it plays sound at very attenuated volume, unless I keep the mic button down in which case it sounds as normal.

What the hell is happening and how do I fix this?


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this is about arstechnica, so I guess it must be somewhat on-topic.

just noticed this nonsense in the comments and it seems this is the opinion supported by the majority of userbase.

just so you know. I remember I saw these 2 words somewhere like 3-6 months ago on /tech.

And who the hell are those *certain people*?



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Pic related.

I've heard 4chan is an imageboard too.

Does that mean we are all assholes here?

Or it's only about 4chan?



Had you tried to plug it into any other holes? I mean portable players, phones, etc.

Is it always the same?




"Certain people" means, extremely roughly, the alt-right. It's not exactly that, but there's a lot of overlap. It includes a lot of people on 8chan and a lot of assholes.

"Virtue signaling" is a term that originally saw use on websites like LessWrong and spread out from there. It's a specific kind of signaling.

Signaling is any way people (or animals) send messages to each other. It includes just straightforward talking, but it also includes facial expressions, using certain words or terms, and buying an expensive car to show off how rich you are.

Virtue signaling is when you say or do something that's supposed to prove how virtuous you are but is not very effective.

"Certain people" adopted the term without knowing the logic behind it, and use it all the time, very annoyingly. Most of them don't know that signaling is a more general concept, which means it gets stretched in really weird ways.

The LessWrong cluster of communities mostly stopped using the term, except in the parts that overlap with "certain people".

The result is that if someone says "virtue signaling" they're almost certainly part of "certain people". It's not airtight proof, but if someone says it, then there's a 90%+ chance they are.



thanks, now it's more or less understandable.

and, by the way, I can continue to browse /tech without being an asshole? I hardly ever use any other boards on 8ch.net other than /tech.



Yes, just take all of the politics expressed here with a grain of salt.

And all the non-political things, for that matter, but those are less likely to turn you into an asshole.


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What the hell is going on with my computer? i keep getting this ugly visual corruption, it even happens when im in linux. is my ram bad or is it my processor's onboard graphics?


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It keeps getting worse




nice GIMPing, bro





and if you're serious, this is unlikely to be RAM, otherwise you would have more dramatic events quickly. either GPU, or some interesting shit in CPU.



Confirmed to be ram. i took one of my sticks out and it doesn't happen anymore, although now im stuck with only 2 gigs of ram.




does your on-board GPU take a memory region from RAM?

(some of them can do this)



Don't know. It's a lenovo T500 thinkpad



Why the fuck are you using less instead of cat?



How does one tell a server what protocol to use. Say there is a simple video streaming site that only uses one domain and one server. How does one differentiate between requests for video and regular html/java/etc.. to tell the server what port to send data with?


How difficult would it be to halfass my own PCB? As in I'd buy the board, etch it, drill the holes, etc? I figure for single layer it wouldn't be that difficult, just would need a fair amount of setup for the PCB production.



So it's using integrated graphics, which uses RAM for video memory. Good thing thinkpads are easy to upgrade.


Is there any prospect on changing my HDD's "mode" on an old WinXP PC from IDE to SATA? I've tried hard in the past but couldn't do shit.





>going to Pozztechnica


might as well go to Boingboing, Wired and all the other progressive tech sites while sipping a soy latte



>might as well go to Boingboing, Wired and all the other progressive tech sites while sipping a soy latte

full of the bull's milk*



>bull's milk

where can I get some?



>>going to Pozztechnica


>might as well go to Boingboing, Wired and all the other progressive tech sites while sipping a soy latte

What do you recommend?

Of course there's /tech but we all get all that shit from somewhere first.



>Had you tried to plug it into any other holes? I mean portable players, phones, etc.

>Is it always the same?

If I plugs directly into the device it works as normal. Sound becomes crap when I use an extension cord.

I have no idea why this would have an incidence but it does.


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i'm on void live cinnamon 2017 something and twitch no work

what do i have to install to get twitch to work



I think it's because the renderer is not available.

More seriously, maybe you will see better error detail if you run the browser on the terminal? it could be a missing library.



Forgot to ask the obvious, but you do have flash player installed right?


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What would be the best SBC for use as an RTMP server for private live-streaming? Should I just get whatever the fuck that latest raspberry pi is?



>buying SocJusPi

unless you're buying used don't


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I have basically no knowledge in programming (beyond extremely basic functions in Java and Python) and want to learn C. Which of the books on the wiki would be best for that?



You can't go wrong with K&R.



If you are learning C, make sure to take a look at >>895727



You don't need flash player for twitch, and you should never install flash player.


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I asked this on another board because I figured that if I asked it here I'd just get shittalked for not wanting to install GNU/linux or OpenBSD (I have my reasons), and was told to man up and ask here anyway:

Ok bruddas, I need to ask a favor from you. This laptop I got came with Windows 10 aka GoyLogger 10. I want to switch to Windows 7 which is more trustworthy, I know how to install Windows 7 if I had the software, however I don't want to purchase or order it online, and preferably not get it from a store either. That leaves me with the option of torrenting it, but I worry that the torrent for it might be buggy and that I'll thus lose all my data if the system fails. Could someone spot me a torrent for it that they think is reliable?


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Straight from the whore's eye - checksums match official MS images


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Thanks a ton Anon!


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https://archive.is/vpZfy Windows 10 LTSB

archive cause plebbit [[[removed]]] and [deleted] all the goodies. double check older archives if needed https://archive.is/https://www.reddit.com/r/Piracy/comments/6dvkbt/full_guide_installing_activating_windows_10_ltsb/

also microsoft went turbojew with older windows


you may need this if you do go with 7


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Update: I've got everything working now. Subtitles look great. My vids now have the quality I need.

Thank you very much anons. I will pay it forward next time someone asks for help.


Been using TinyWall on 7, ready to switch to Mint. What is the replacement?



Gufw, should be pre-installed



It has valid uses which are efficient.



The is almost no good application based firewall for GNU/Linux. You could try Douane and lpfw but you have to compile them iirc.


how hard is learning arduino supposing i already know C?



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Any practical guide or tips'n'tricks for building/assembling/repairing/maintaining desktops, laptops or electronics in general?



choose ad new hardware

install the sata drivers


swap the setting in bios and shit should boot


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99 out of 10 noobs dont oil their fans



Why would you even want to do that? Just let good ol' XP run with the disk in IDE/PATA mode that is native to the OS. What would be advantages in shoehorning AHCI support into it? Couldn't some compatibility problems with some other dirvers/software/whatever creep up later if the disk runs in AHCI rather than IDE?



Where do you get ball bearing fans these days? Seems like all shit is that sliding plastic that once it wears out is good for the garbage bin.


File: 7c99cad7f46835c⋯.png (34.22 KB, 621x942, 207:314, hurr_fizzbuzz.png)


>i already know C

Challenge accepted, explain how and why pic related werks.




There used to be a frontend for iptables called firestarter (but it's been almost a decade since I'd use it so I have no clue what its current status is).



the oil trick works on plastic too



If he just wants to learn C, what's the point for him to read a 400 posts thread where people argue about if how strings have worked in C for about half a century is good or bad and post code snippets that may be way over his head?



Not for long though, I tried it with one fan once and had to clean and reoil every two weeks. It makes sense only if you're desperate and can't spend the $10 for a cheap replacement fan. Also there's different kinds of plastic that may not go well along with different kinds of oil or other lubricants one might use.



I have a antech fan i oiled about 3 times

it used to house a athlon64 so it makes it about 15 years old, and it is as quite as a fuckass expensive noctua i installed in the front.



What would you call something like

int (*divides) (int, int)



the wires may be broken

get a multimeter and check it, should read 4 -8 ohms



1. try to get the book "C Programming - A Modern Approach", 2nd ed. by K.N. King, it's probably the best book to learn C from these days. A hardcopy may be expensive and an ebook may be hard to find, but it's worth trying. K&R is also very good but also quite dated in some aspects, if you're not already familiar with some concepts then some syntax minutiae in the book may throw you off (especially if you follow the next suggestion), which won't be the case with King's book. You can always come back to K&R later with a bit more experience.

2. configure your compiler to show all possible warnings (for gcc use the switches -Wall -Wextra -pedantic) so it points out all possible issues with your code (using code examples from K&R verbatim will result in some warnings nowadays, while code from King's book should not). Trying to make the compiler go full autist you can also make all warnings into errors with -Werror (meaning your code won't compile if there's any warnings at all), but it's not such a good idea for learning because you probably want to have the freedom to try out more sloppy/hacky things at times.

3. after you become somewhat acquainted with the language, read a bit about the MISRA standard and try to apply its good practices whenever possible (at least in more "serious" code such as full programs) so you make a habit of writing good quality code rather than wobbly and flaky poo that just barely works somehow if glued together with gum and ducttape.



<using implementation specific behavior for fizzbuzz



It declares a function pointer called "divides" which points to a function that takes two int arguments and returns an int.

This site https://cdecl.org/ may be of help too, you can play around with all sorts of convoluted declarations to practice syntax understanding.



What implementation-specific behavior have you found? Can you point to a specific line?



>unironically complaining about details in a program that is obviously confusing and unnecessarily complicated on purpose (or downright trolling at times, like with some of the defines)



Maybe you got a good match of plastic and lubricant while I had a poor one, dunno. As mentioned, it's less clear-cut as when dealing with ball bearings.


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>void *main(void)

The main function is defined in one of the following ways:

- int main(void)

- int main(int argc, char *argv[])

- an implementation specific way



I remember using cooking oil once

and wd40 another



Ah ok. It returns NULL instead of plain 0 really just for lulz purposes (or to confuse the reader if he can get confused by it, I guess). A sensitive compiler will bitch about it, sure, but I've yet to see it causing any actual problems (the shell which runs the binary just treats the value returned to it as an integer anyway).



iptables is not per application



What I meant is the program is a GUI frontend that actually configures iptables for you.


>Firestarter is a personal firewall tool that uses the Netfilter (iptables/ipchains) system built into the Linux kernel. It has the ability to control both inbound and outbound connections. Firestarter provides a graphical interface for configuring firewall rules and settings.


Should I delete my Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and WhatsApp?



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Thank you!



What happened later? The jar needed to be shattered to free the (hopefully unharmed in the process) cat, or was it able to leave it on its own the way it came in?


What is a good partition size for a test installation of OpenBSD (to be used in dual boot with another OS)? 4, 8, 16, 32 gb? or another size? It should be large enough for the OS and some spare space for testing and messing around.


I sometimes want to fire up a VM which has a modified timers and clocks, that is, the observed time differences for all software running inside VM are proportionally bigger or smaller than the real time, regardless of the method of measurement. (of course it could still can get a different time by asking remote servers but that's out of scope here)

Is it actually doable?

I've seen these links but I am not sure if they will emulate time 100% completely, had any of you actually tried this shit?





Ingenious, duly noted

Anything else? Possibly some actual resource? Also, what kind of oil would you suggest?



>compton compositor

Theres your problem, you are using a nigger's compositor.



wd40, 3 in 1




I'd suggest not using wd40 because it gets gummy when it dries. gun oil would work well though


>be using Pale Moon

>for some reason websites have the permission to change what tab I'm on to show a message

How do I fix this bullshit?


Simplest, fastest way to run a virtual linux os in another linux? I wanna check if some (resource heavy) program is bugging out in my specific setup



GNOME Boxes is a just werkx VM. If you've got 3.28 it can even fetch the installation media for you, I think.



I want to set up a semi-static web service, essentially having the HTTP server only serve static files. The data that is uploaded (images) is done over sftp. Every day, the images from the day prior are compressed and moved down in the file hierarchy. This should allow them to sage out appropriately. Should the user want to delete a file prematurely, though, I would need to change the HTTP server or else have some way of otherwise passing messages (specifically, the URL of the image to be deleted) to a service server-side. Without setting up a full-fledged LAMP stack, how can I go about doing this? I'm thinking that I can log in to a database from JS in on the client side and then do it from there, or is that just not something that I can do?



>checksums match official MS images

>downloading the versions that'll constantly bitch about not being genuine



>he'd rather get unknown with chinese botnet or whatever else


File: b56972a307233f7⋯.png (8.53 KB, 318x194, 159:97, Are you AFK.PNG)


Here's an example of what I mean



sewing machine oil, or something similarly lightweight



>official MS images

>not genuine


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finna fuck around with a debian installation on my laptop since im tired of windows bullshit, anything i should know?


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How do I get a job in IT? I'm just looking for a summer position, but I get severe anxiety just thinking of applying somewhere.

What should I teach myself, where should I apply?

Currently in university, and being the retard I am I looking now instead of starting last year, obviously limiting my choices, but I just want to do something, some kind of practical work experience.



Do you have any knowledge or experience? Just look for entry level positions nearby.



Nowadays everyone wants to hire 25 year olds with a masters degree and at least 3 to 5 years or professional experience. The farther one is from this ideal the less chances for being hired.



I have had a course on C and C++, and I know Python and HTML, and I've been using Linux and the shell for some time, if that makes any difference at all.

I guess I'll just apply to anything that seems remotely interesting, but I'm also asking for long-term advice.

What are dead-ends where I simply won't learn anything/build skills?



Why the islamist picture? You want to be a "cool clock" diversity hire?



>I have had a course on C and C++, and I know Python and HTML

There's a big difference between taking a course a really knowing it. And even if you do, it won't help you too much in IT

>I've been using Linux and the shell for some time

Most places still use Wangblows, but Linux experience will probably impress them, and a lot of places will have 1 or 2 Linux machines and not really know how to use them.



put this as a cron job to shut up the fans if you got a amd gpu





>not https

>.eu domain but seems hosted in the US

how legit are they?



it supports https


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Possibly a stupid question, but I made an assumption yesterday and realized I'm not entirely sure if it's true. If I'm running a game or something and it starts stuttering and lagging due to the fact the hardware isn't up to the job, shouldn't this also result in higher temperatures? I assumed it must be an issue besides hardware capability because I barely went above idle temps.



might be lagging due to your game using your swap file because you ran out of ram. what game are you playing, and how much ram do you have?



I have 8GB and no swap partition but I don't see elevated RAM usage in top, I'm running Devil Daggers on a machine with OpenGL 2.1 when it's requirement is 3.3 by forcing the OpenGL and GLSL version strings to 3.3. It runs smoothly initially but stutters something fierce when stuff starts dying, though as mentioned temps don't even pass 40C so I'm not sure if it's a hardware issue or if I could tweak some environment variable or something to get it to run smoothly.


Hello, I want to change the theme of my board. But I don't know how to do it. Help me anons.


Why is there so much god damn screen tearing in mpv? I thought video-sync was supposed to fix this shit but it's still tearing like a motherfucker in my chinese cartoons. How do I fix this?








So there's no way to stop easily stop programs from connecting to the internet to phone home? How can an OS have privacy without this functionality? Windows 7 with TinyWall is safer if Linux lacks that, surely.


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Yeah.. I miss having video overlays, now compositing (compton) is kinda required for tearfree playback


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One of my relatives gave me their Fire HD 8 (7th Gen) after upgrading to a regular Android tablet. I want to replace the OS with GNU/Linux. So far, I've only seen post of people doing it with older gen units. Is it even possible with the newer ones?



No, its not possible. Unless you can somehow find a way to push a signed bootloader update to flash over it. I'm not even sure if you can unlock the bootloader on those to begin with. The only generic ARM tablets in existence are Allwinner based machines



Well shit. I guess I'll just use it for streaming only. Damn shame. Fire OS is holding this tablet back. Thanks.


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/tech/, I downloaded some suspicious software and I need to test it to see if it's safe, can you recommend me a good virtual machine? The program creates a fake version of your computer so if something bad happens you can close the program and all your shit is safe, that's how this works, right? OS is Win10.



virtualbox, install gentoo





Do they sell 6gb memory sticks anon? I purchased a computer (haven't received it yet) it said it had 12GB DDR4 RAM. It also says that it only has 2 memory slots. How? It's an HP Slimline desktop computer.



I'd wager it's 8GB + 4GB



What percentage of mobos and CPUs is ruined by morons who unironically put paste into the socket?


<figuring out how the fugg to do sqlite triggers

<get some gay error about 'Error: near "CASE": syntax error'


CREATE TRIGGER insert_high_score_before BEFORE INSERT ON high_score_table
WHEN NEW.'time' < SELECT MAX(time) FROM high_score_table THEN
'New entry was too slow.'
WHEN (SELECT COUNT(*) 'count' FROM high_score_table) > 5 THEN
DELETE FROM high_score_table WHERE time = (SELECT time FROM high_score_table WHERE time = ( SELECT MAX(time) FROM high_score_table)) LIMIT 1;


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Not sure where to ask this so trying here.

How can I quickly (in a matter of months) start earning a living in tech without a degree? I dropped out of my AI course at uni due to health problems, am a complete poorfag with no support and need to survive somehow. My life is pretty fucked. I only have basic knowledge of C/java, linux and some maths but can quickly learn whatever would be needed. I'm only looking to get by.



go search some entry level jobs about whatever you don't mind doing (that is, what would not make you want kys), maybe interview a little, and figure out what are you lacking. learn that and repeat.


Not really troubles, persay, but more a question as to how best to start learning how to code. Is there a coding for newfaggots thread in the catalog? Does this board do that kind of thing? I looked for a thread on it, but may have been too tired to see the thing.




Apparently this is true not just for Transact:

>You can not use the CASE statement to control program flow, instead, use loops and conditional statements.


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Is there a FOSS alternative to googledoc?




Disabling javascript would fix it and much more. The dom.disable* about:config entries might work.



Your wlan might not work without proprietary firmware that does not come with default debian.



By running software that respects your four essential software freedoms.



You might be able to put LineageOS on it.


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Appreciate it. This is what you mean, right? I also assume there's no difference between the different colors of copies, since they're both second edition?


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Don't fall for that guys memes. I came hear to ask for thoughts about the course "How to Code: Simple Data". I've been really enjoying it so far, and was curious about the utility others gained from it. The course was specifically designed as an improvement upon SICP's pedagogy (SICP calls on a lot domain specific knowledge that lies outside of programming/CS, while HtC prerequisites are much more barebones). As someone who's taken a few dabbles into programming here and there, I really enjoy the language agnostic structure that their methodology provides.

I would certainly recommend it, and I'd also recommend to come back to SICP later.




Read the label.

I can't stop laughing at this



Honestly it's the first time I see the one on the left, but I instantly like it better. The colors of the "traditional" one always felt kinda kitschy to me, the subdued aesthetic of the edition on the left alleviates much of that.




mayonnaise? also the socket is ruined either way whether you put cooling paste, mayonnaise, or jizz in there, so what's the difference


Anyone here have a good idea on how to make project boxes/cases?

I need to make something semi-durable and not-completely shitty looking,

I got access to a little space, heat gun and cordless drill...



>Centralised update servers tied to Amazon

>Every open source program is written by some numale that thinks connecting to Google is still acceptable

>No way to see or prevent connections



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So what would be the best solution to someone who installed nvidia proprietary drivers on gentoo but wants to not use them, and maybe not even the graphics card itself?

I want to swap back to using the integrated graphics on my amd apu

Considering how this place is gentoo fourms, i'd think there would be at least a few answers to this.


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Can someone explain to me what pic related is?

I've been getting strange visual glitches with Xorg a lot recently and whenever this happens my cpu takes a massive shit.

The only way i can fix this is by killing xserver, then everything appears to work again.



More than likely, it's from your GPU repeatedly getting too hot. I assume this is a laptop. You might try cleaning off old thermal paste and reapplying. It could be that the video RAM is going bad as well.



Physically remove the GPU



Make sure you have nouveau drivers installed.

find / -name xorg.conf

replace nvidia with nouveau



You want firejail for that, specifically the net=none option. Check the man pages. It employs Linux namespaces, so it actually hides the entire network interface from the application. By default it also hides other running processes, blocks several Linux capabilities, employs seccomp, and runs the program in a single-user environment (no root). It can also be used to substitute your home folder with another folder, which is useful should whatever you're trying to run turn out to be ransomware.


Here's a scenario.

I have programming software that is registered to my windows 10 laptop. It programs hardware connected to the same network as the laptop.

I need help figuring out a way (software or hardware) to connect to the network where the hardware is remotely, launch my programming software on my laptop, and have the software see the hardware.



>winsxs folder is almost 9gb after updates

How to gert rid of this cancer?




Nobody unironically installs Gentoo anymore. Installing it is just a meme ritual.



onlyoffice / everpad


What exactly are you trying to make it out of? Wood? A plastic?


Factually wrong.



Douane connects to Twitter



It is not the only answer you know


Should Windows 7 not be updated past spring 2015 because of telemetry? Or are these https://8ch.net/tech/w7tele.html the only things to avoid and the later updates are safe in general?


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Why even update past SP1?

Don't you think MS will do everything to ruin win7 in 2020?


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Only accept the security updates, and even those can be suspicious, the cumulative "security + quality rollup" combos come to mind. Also mind the wording, which is "important updates". The MS weasels sneak in "important" crap like KB71033 and KB2952664 in there, which have nothing to do with security.

So to answer your question, keep deselecting and hiding anything that doesn't have the word "security" in its name. And configure your firewall to block all outgoing by default and whitelist all good programs by hand (yes it's a PITA but if you don't do it you can only blame yourself for all the stuff that leaks out behind your back by Win or 3rd party apps).



But isn't that just virtual? I can't find if there's really a way to put a full distro to run directly.

If you want to you're better of getting a Nextbook tab and install gentoo (literally)



Windows 10 is not safe to use.


the mic thing sounds like it's incompatible (pun not intended) maybe it's designed for iShits

extension cord really crappens the audio considering the fact that the electric current running is degraded by the loss of contacts with the adaptor and the increased length of cable. Now you know why audiophile shit like gold cables are true. It's also possible that your extension wire doesn't have proper toroid and is receiving interference






windows 8 is already overkill to unfuck, what do you expect windows 10 is? even to someone as advanced as me?





bumping for input


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After getting fed up with my rig randomly shutting off during games, I decided it was time to buy a new power supply and a new case. My issue was solved and everything went swimmingly, but of course if the story ended there it would have no place in this thread.

PSU: CORSAIR VS Series VS500 (CP-9020118-NA) 500W ATX12V / EPS12V 80 PLUS Certified A

Case: Rosewill ATX Mid Tower Gaming Computer Case, Supports up to 400 mm Long VGA Card

About a few weeks after leaving positive reviews, I wake up, press power aaaaaand nothing. So I did what any respectable PC enthusiast would do and started frantically smashing the power button, then when that failed I ripped off the side-panel and started wiggling around the power switch cable. Then it turned on.

Okay...maybe the cable was just loose? Nope. Not that simple, tomorrow morning same song and dance. I figured maybe I was too rough with the power cable during installation so it stopped working....a month later and I needed to replace it. So I bought a pack of like 10 replacement power switch cables plugged one in and it completely solved my issue...for about 6 hours before it came back again. At least I have a reset button now...?

At this point after rigorous testing it seemed like the only reliable way to power on my machine was with the DirectKey button on the motherboard. I tried updating the BIOS but that didn't fix it either. Since then I'd totally dread the idea of shutting down my computer, and I've been effectively side-stepping the issue for weeks now by putting it to sleep instead.

Then last night the inevitable happened, there was a snowstorm (in april, go figure) resulting in a powerout. Once that was over with I pressed the power button, nothing. Press the direct key button, still nothing. Poke around the computer's insides fondling cable handles almost randomly for an agonizing minute, hoping it'll improve its mood. Then it's turned on. The old hotspot seemed to be the power switch cable, now it appears to be the 24PIN connector.

I mean at least it's not shutting down in the middle of a match but still: this is not acceptable behavior for a PC. If I wanted to spend every waking moment with a horrible sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach, trying to figure out what's wrong while being left in the dark: I'd get a girlfriend.

Even though half the time my PC wont boot up, my motherboard's LEDs are always lit like a candle; even when it's shut down. So what do you lads think it is: the motherboard? The PSU? The case? A curse? I could only find about 2 people on the internet with a similar issue and they both presumably died because their issue was never solved.


Will anyone verify this?

Replicant in wikipedia says it's getting android 9.0P (preview)

Or it's just a very late april fools prank?

I think it's possible since they released 6.0 after a long time


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WU saves installers of updates, use Privazer to remove some bloat



Disable automatic updates, use WSUS Offline for security updates only and then run Ancile



Use TinyWall to manage white/blocklisting easier



>Now you know why audiophile shit like gold cables are true

You aren't fooling anyone with this bullshit here.



dism /online /cleanup-image /spsuperseded


>use Privazer to remove some bloat

<suggesting third-party utilities when there's a native alternative


What is a good program for anti-spyware for windows?



>there's a native alternative

which is?


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lol ,gold is a BAD conductor

the reason it is plated on connectors is it doesn't oxidize




I there anything like it that works on XP? TinyWall doesn't, and Kerio Personal Firewall is generally good but ancient and its driver is prone to crashes nowadays.



this one is also good (or better) and even have HIPS





You can really set it to be annoyingly anal.


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I've been ignored. That's fine, it could've been a million different things and I don't blame you for not having an answer.

Anyways, it turns out that I forgot to put in motherboard standoffs and just screwed the board directly into the case: causing the pieces of metal on the bottom of the board to touch the metal case, resulting in short circuits that prevented my PC from starting on numerous occasions and may or may not have damaged the board.

I've plucked out the board, put in the standoffs, screwed it back in properly, then turned it off and on again about 6 times now. I'll be sure to keep you lads posted if shit hits the fan again.






>gold is a BAD conductor


It is a very decent conductor, as a matter of fact the best one beyond silver and copper. Has 76% of the conductivity of copper. Much of local electrical infrastructure (such as mains wiring in buildings) in the past was being made of aluminium which only has 63% of copper's conductivity.



>in the past was being made of aluminum

in the past everything was copper aluminum DIDNT EVEN FUCKING EXIST



great success!



The problem is i don't want to use nouveau either, i've had it setup to use nouveau once and i do have it set up to use it currently.

The thing is i want to use my integrated graphics on my cpu which i never built my system to use and have no idea how i'd go about doing this.


Funny, but it doesn't work like that.



Do it exactly like I said and replace nvidia with whatever driver you want to use. Be sure that driver is installed first though before you logout or reboot.


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>Be sure that driver is installed first

Alright, what driver?


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>dism /online /cleanup-image /spsuperseded

Considering where I am, I presume this is going to kill (or at least severely harm) my Windows installation?



>Anyways, it turns out that I forgot to put in motherboard standoffs and just screwed the board directly into the case: causing the pieces of metal on the bottom of the board to touch the metal case, resulting in short circuits that prevented my PC from starting on numerous occasions and may or may not have damaged the board.

I had similar shit happening with a MB when I worked in a PC shop's maintenance. Only the MB was fucking bent to about 15 degrees at one corner so one of the contacts with especially long solder "tail" touched the case from time to time, causing it to hard reset.


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No you fucking idiot

DISM checks Windows data for corruptions, then tries to repair them based on hardlinks in Winsxs, then if that fails it retrieves good files from Windows Update


How do I set up a compressed tmpfs, say for /tmp? I know of zram/zswap but can't find much info on using it for /tmp.


Can anyone explain me the difference between Funtoo and Gentoo? Is Void better than these two?


Going to install Linux for first time since 2 years ago. Is EXT4 still the recommended filesystem or should I try XFS or BTRFS?



Ext4 is the recommended filesystem. Btrfs has advantages but it's not foolproof yet.



So that's a justification for the winsxs directory to grow in size without bounds?



What are the advantages of ext4 over ext3, and what would be a reason for sticking with ext3 instead of going with ext4?


If you need to activate your Windows installation over the internet (assuming it's legit and you use your key from the sticker and all) is it better to do it on some public network, so your key and other shit that's sent to MS during activation won't be associated with your own internet connection (which in turn can potentially be associated with your personal information), or is it better to do it from a secure and trusted network for security reasons? Or what other options (inb4 proxy/VPN) are recommended?


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Is there a way to unfuck my mouse's sensitivity on looonix if they don't actually provide drivers for linux, or am i just fucked.



make your own driver



>dism /online /cleanup-image /spsuperseded

It was installed with a SP1 image so the service pack can't be uninstalled either way. What is this going to do, make it impossible to uninstall any installed updates?



ms toolkit superseded daz loader?




Is it better than Aegis?



>russian message output

wow, how informative indeed



>It was installed with a SP1 image so the service pack can't be uninstalled either way.

Not a bad thing.

>What is this going to do, make it impossible to uninstall any installed updates?



Meant to show that I just executed it on my host OS.


Which SSDs have excellent garbage collection/wear leveling built in? I currently use an 850 EVO with OpenBSD (no TRIM support, which is why I was asking this). I also have an OLD samsung ssd (PATA) that I use with my T42. I haven't noticed any degradation in performance yet with it; I think it supports ITGC.



Aegis isn't maintained anymore after the original dev got butthurt with Voat for some reason. Ancile is a fork



So it's a shitty recommendation to someone who potentially has botnet update installed which should be removed first.

Any way to reduce the winsxs cancerfest while still being able to uninstall updates?




The main difference from gentoo is that it uses Git for updating the portage tree rather than rsync. It is significantly faster to update the tree this way.


It uses runit as opposed to OpenRC as its default init system. It also has a different package manager, although I haven't used it and so cannot comment on it.



You could create a sparse file in a regular uncompressed tmpfs, then make a btrfs image on that file which has LZO (fast) compression enabled. Then mount that image onto /tmp.

What kind of data are you planning to store in your /tmp anyway? Some types of files don't compress.


every time i start top i have to press V z e E l

how to automate this?

what to put in ~/.toprc



press W to save current top configuration to file



Ok, so for a new installation

1) install OS from DVD/USB stick as usual

2) install updates via WSUS Offline or Autopatcher

3) debotnet with Ancile

4) debloat Winsxs with Privazer (or what else?)

5) install drivers (any order, or some order is preferred? specifically for Thinkpads, should power management driver be installed before the others?)

6) configure OS (installing Classic Shell beforehand if desired)

7) install programs

8) remove temporary files and other junk, defrag if necessary (HDD, SSDs supposedly don't need this)

9) optionally make image of OS partition (Clonezilla, or something else recommended?)

Anything else, any improvements to this?



10) delete everything and install gentoo

(No, seriously. Doing this is worse than nothing because it leads to a false sense of security. Proprietary software can never be trusted.)



11) throw out any x86-based hardware and buy TALOS II

(No, seriously. Installing gentoo on xu6 is worse than nothing because it leads to a false sense of security. Botnetted hardware can never be trusted.)



>any x86-based hardware

Athlon XP checking in here.


After reading some suggestions in >>888741, I decided to try to install Falkon (Qupzilla) on my old Win7 laptop and it works pretty well but I couldn't get H264 or Flash working with searches to fix this not resulting in any helpful information so I was hoping I could get some assistance in setting it up.





I'm running qupzilla on my gentoo machine. Should I upgrade? (I don't need H.264 or Flash).



I think you should since it's just Qupzilla just rebranded since it's now part of KDE.

Just stumped how I'm meant to get Flash or H264 on it since the old Qupzilla guide says you can but never really explained how.



I just compiled it. Looks like you go to the hamburger menu -> preferences -> browsing -> "Allow Pepper Plugins". For me, I just needed to install adobe-flashplugin after that (but since you use windows you probably need to download something from adobe).

Just out of curiosity what do you use flash for?



A few sites I visit are badly designed and need flash.

Maybe something is wrong but I have that enabled but when I installed flash (ppapi version) it doesn't work, does it need a particular version because I used the latest on windows and maybe that's the problem.


I have a laptop with a OS partition of about 60gb I'd like to backup. I'd like to back it up to my desktop computer, over the local network. I'd like to back it up in a workable state, including the OS files and all, so that I can restore it and immediately get it working.

What's the best tool for this? I don't have an external hard drive for intermediate storage or anything. Both computers use full disk encryption.



There's a lot of factors including what OS and how you encrypted it. The easiest thing to do would just be install the same OS on the desktop and just use rsync to move over the home directory assuming you're using Linux



If you use windows 7 and up thats built in

create system backup choose network share to store the image.

2 create windows recovery boot media -choose network share and the image



>In order to download NetBeans installers, Javascript must be switched on in your browser.

>Please switch it on before proceeding.

What is the purpose of this?

Is there no way to get around it?


I'm looking for plugins that will let me personalize the look and functionality of websites within my browser. I want to customize the look, the layout, draw data from multiple sites, log in to multiple sites at the same time, etc. Is there anything like that?



greasemonkey (lets you add custom jabbascript to a web page)

userstyles (lets you add CSS to a page)


How do I get rid of gtk3 and never have to see it again ever in my life?


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Don't install it?


I need a provider recommendation for VPN-vidya over AT&T Mobile Hotspots. AT&T's shitty and draconian NAT settings won't let me play online multiplayer, despite that bullshit it can connect to systems' servers just fucking fine. Trying a 4g router with manual system settings, DMZ & port forwarding doesn't do jack shit. I was planning on switching carriers until I found out a guide on VPNs- which assumed an unrooted phone, and required hooking up to a computer with windows-fucking-ten.

My phone is rooted, so I am looking at using OpenVPN and/or VPN Hotspot as my choices of programs to use this. Do I need just one or both? What SNAFUs should I expect when using these?


What the fuck did he fall on to cause that?



>athlon xp is not x86


Suppose I have an array of 10 million 1 byte integers (not that it matters what they are, they could be anything), and I want to print out the decimal representation of this array, as though it were a single number.

How do?



That decimal representation could have (assuming there's no leading 0 bits) up to 24082399 digits. This would be 301030 lines of output in a standare 80-column terminal. Why would you want to do it?



because i can't figure out how to do it


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Last night, I turned on an XMP profile in my BIOS (Asus ROG Hero VIII mobo), and my CPU temps went to shit and I got a BSOD.

I turned it off again and the temps are still very high, 50-70C, up from around 22C.

I've cleaned my case, checked all fans, reapplied thermal paste 3 times to my water block (Fractal Design Kelvin s36 AIO), attempted to refill the loop (it's full).

I've also tried to underclock my CPU, turned off SpeedStep, set the default speed of all fans and pump to be max RPM, and cleared CMOS.

Still, I'm running hot at idle, and as soon as I attempt to boot anything, some, if not all cores, jumps up to 90-100C.

I have no idea what to do any more.

I believe the pump is running, because I'm getting some cooling.



>windows 10




>athlon xp is x86 therefore muh botnet



>athlon xp doesn't have smm and is not subject to meltdown/spectre vulnerability



>picking at things most likely entirely irrelevant to the issue at hand



I would try a live usb make sure the intel microcode is loaded and watch the temps


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>come into thread

>someone had this problem a week ago


what i noticed was i could still access my shit through windows/users/anon/desktop


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Going to get a not-shit router to replace the one my ISP gave me. Can I get a quick rundown on what exactly I should do?

Suggestions for routers/firmware are welcome as well.


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Going to get a not-shit router to replace the one my ISP gave me. Can I get a quick rundown on what exactly I should do?

Suggestions for routers/firmware are welcome as well.



Get a Linksys of ebay that supports OpenWRT.



error processing archive /var/cache

sound more like corruption /out of disk


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could you highlight pic related?


Has nyaa.si been shoah'd? It seems to be down, and no DNS server I've tried (jewgle DNS, openNIC, my ISP's DNS) lists it anymore (jewgle, jewtube, wikipedo all work). nyaa.pantsu.cat still works though.

This is why we need to migrate to IPFS so we can use it's name service.




Sorry, that should be "its" of course.


what is a good lightweight tool for monitoring traffic and saving it as .pcap

for later analysis in wireshark? preferably something i can run in a terminal

for a while without running out of ram.



TCPdump is pretty good


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I'm looking for something like MagicaVoxel that runs natively on Ganoo/Loonix.

Any suggestion?


Is there a way to cap the thread auto-refresh timer for 8chan much lower? It seems to reach upwards to 7 minute intervals after awhile which is pretty fucking stupid.



Cloudflare shut them down


Want to detach myself from all past activity and identity. I'm thinking:

>Abandon all accounts

>Reinstall OS

>New ISP


Anything we're missing?



Sex reassign surgery, it's all the rage nowadays. They cut your wang and suddenly you're shielded from any sort of criticism. They even let you keep it in a little jar




burn the hardware too

NSA has your cpu serial for sure connected to your online profile.



Deport your wife and kids to Syria to make sure they can't trace DNA back to you


How would you go about configuring a linux machine so that you could only ssh into it inside an openvpn session hosted by said machine?

Trying to build a pretty secure PiVPN, and would like to be able to ssh into it. Already config'd 4096b rsa auth for ssh, but would want to hide that port by putting it inside the vpn. How do I do this?



Nyaa.si is back up now



So is installing Funtoo a better choice than installing Gentoo?



Install gentoo. The other anon mentioned syncing via git, you can always configure gentoo to do that to.


What's the current good adblock?



go to the de-google thread





I'm at the stage of completely migrating to GNU/Linux (to be my daily driver). I would go for Gentoo (I know my way around Linux enough), but it's a laptop and I'm not happy with compiling for days.

I was recommended Alpine and I'm eyeballing Void, but wondering if there's any other recommendations that are small, non-systemd, somewhat modern/up-to-date and secure? Decent number of popular software binaries or option to compile them without major hassles would be nice to have



> that are small, non-systemd, somewhat modern/up-to-date and secure?

install slack



DNS/hosts-file based solutions (redirect ad domains to are better than browser extensions because they work across all browsers regardless of whether Pozilla decides to change their extension API for the 6,000,000th time. Also because muh unix philosophy.


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Is 80 celsius too much for my cpu? Also i have this motherboard how do i know if i can fit two or one fan graphic card?



If that's idle temps then fucking yes it is too hot

Also if your motherboard is a full sized ATX than yes, yes you can fit a full sized GPU



>80 celcius

It won't actually cause damage but it may cause throttling and reduced performance. It also indicates that your cooling is inadequate.

Also install gentoo.


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Yes it's idle im just browsing youtube and downloading something from steam. I also opened window and it seems it went down a little.

How do i know if my motherboard is full sized ATX what is ATX. This is my motherboard there's lots of going on all the little parts and oscilators will this card fit inside this small boy? I might take it apart with wrench or some tool and snip this or that part to make it viable if it's needed.


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Fuck your motherboard size. You NEED to take care of those fucking temps before even considering any kind of upgrade. Priorities my dude

Get some more thermal compound, remove heat sink from CPU, wipe off old thermal compound, apply fresh thermal compound you just bought, but heat sink back on, and for fucks sake, make sure your fans are in working order and your case is free of dust



Thats really hot,i dont think your cpu cooler is on properly


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For perspective, idle temps SHOULD be at around 30 degrees C to 40 degrees C for okay to mediocre cooling. 80 to 70 degrees C at idle is dangerously hot. Your CPU is also not going to perform as well since it has to throttle down just to fucking save itself.


It will overall affect its lifespan if its sustained temps like that



You mean that fan in the bottom which made weird sounds week ago and it kind of stopped?



That could be a factor yes



Alright I have no idea how to do that. So what's the best way for the layman?



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Sounds like you need a new one

get something like this



oh and be sure to delete everything related to """shock sites""" (goatse etc.) because we're not pussies here right?


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Is it safe to overclock a RAM kit designed for 1.35v at 1.65v? I've already got it to 2133Mhz from 1600, want to see if I can take it up to 2400MHz. Or is that stupid? I've heard high RAM voltages can mess up your CPU in addition to the DIMMs, is that true?

This is the kit btw: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226692


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Took my computer apart and cleaned all the dust the fan started to work then i took off heatsink and found out the thermalpaste is kind of fucked. Well thank you for advice im going to shop some thermal paste.


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It's going down boys SELL SELL SELL!



apart from frying the ram you can also fry the volt regulators feeding the ram = bricked mainboard

(MSI extra durable ™ MY ASS)



Aren't there off the shelf kits that run on 1.65v? It seems strange because I've read online that Sandy/Ivy bridge supposedly shouldn't run RAM higher than 1.6v.

I'm running the kit right now at 1.5v. I know that's safe because my brother who I got it from never enabled XMP and therefore ran at 1.5v 1333Mhz for four years. The question is whether 1.65v is OK, I mean RAM doesn't get that hot right? What's the worst that could happen?



Those might be for AMD

I recall sandy bridge dont really benefit from higher clocked ram, you should look up benchmarks before you push it.






I'm a pussy and I'm willing to admit that. I just don't want to turn this computer into a pile of useless junk just to avoid ads

also just copy the text or save the link as a txt and put that somewhere? Just making sure I've got my bases covered so I don't do something retarded.




Believe it or not gaming performance is actually helped a lot by RAM speed these days. I'm looking to stretch my i5 3570k another 1-2 years (Ryzen 2 or 3) but I don't want to push it so far that it dies by then.



yea but you want to hit 2400 mhz

sandybridge do not scale that high there is a limit in the memory controller.



I'm running a 3570k Ivy Bridge, which is capable of hitting 2400MHz.



Just because you have a setting dont mean the architecture benefits from it.

Wank stats put in by mainboard manufacturers to sell more boards.


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Okay niggers, it was manner of time.

i accidentally run chmod 755 on my system directory ( / ) while i was drunk or i think so.

How can i be sure?

in case it be possible, i've chances to recover all my data, coding, and programs or should i kill myself?



Just restore from a backup.



See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hosts_(file)#Location_in_the_file_system

It exists in windows as well (same format) just in a different location.

Copy the old file which existed there and make a backup. If your internet breaks, just delete the new file and move the old one back. This isn't something which can damage your operating system severely.

The absolute worst thing which can happen is that your internet breaks temporarily. In that case, as I said, just copy your backup back to the original location.


don't feel bad anon, when I was a loonix noob I rm -rf'd /bin because I thought it was the "recycle bin".



Update, tried to OC on 1.65v and my AIDA64 scores actually decreased. I thought it would be as easy as cranking the voltage and then the frequency with the same timings as before but it doesn't work. I think the auto settings for the "advanced timing controls" (all that shit behind the standard 9-9-9-24 etc) are clocking down to handle the increased speed. I could probably squeeze out 2200 MHz if I wanted to fuck with those but it's just not worth the 20 extra variables to deal with, I think I'm going to stick with standard voltage.


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permissions are need it, kek.


ye dude, now i remember, i was trying to add some fancy permissions to /lampp/etc (wacky shit, i dunno why), maybe i lost the path and since that moment everything got wild.



You can boot from a live cd, login as root and get your stuff out no problem. Whether you can recover your programs depends on the distro but it'd be easier just to reinstall them on your new OS.

Theoretically you might be able to fix this problem from a live cd but it's a giant PITA and it's not easy to advise someone over an imageboard. So just reinstall.


r8 my MPV scaler options. Bully away:






Are you increasing your timings while you increase frequency? Because you can actually lose performance overclocking that way.

No idea about AMD but modern intel cpus have their power mechanisms built into the CPU, and intel specifies maximum voltages so you can very much kill your CPU doing it.

I can tell you RAM overvolts well, but 300mv might be pushing it.


Intel recommends you don't run ram sticks over 1.6v on those cpus, but people have been doing it just fine for a long time.

I don't think they would set such a limit if it was unnecessary though, so assume your cpu will live a lot less if you go near or over 1.6v on the memory.



I've been pushing the "big 4" timings (the one on the sticker, 9-9-9-24 etc) as low as they can go but haven't been touching the "advanced timings". I've tested it, literally I have found stable timings at 2400MHz 1.65v, benched it, then run the same timings at 2133MHz 1.5 and gotten the same, or slightly less, scores. I figure it has to be the advanced timings clocking down for stability, but I have no idea how I would tweak them. Figuring out the optimal ratios between the first 4 has been tough enough. That and the potential risk of killing my CPU or RAM has me back on my 1.5v OC for now.


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I have repasted my CPU and i still get 60-80 celsius. What is wrong



The timings other than the main ones don't matter as much specially nowadays, but you can get information on them here: http://www.tweakers.fr/timings.html . Pretty much every website on the internet is incomplete and requires understanding coming from other places and other websites.

Keep in mind all timings mean how many RAM clock cycles it takes for something to happen so GENERALLY lower is better. An example of the contrary is tREFI which controls how many clock cycles it takes for the memory to be refreshed. Invidual bits in RAM are essentially microscopic capacitors, their charge goes away very fast and so you can't just charge them and expect the charge to last like on flash memory. A memory stick will recharge charged bits at a set controllable interval so they don't lose charge and flip, and you can't use the entire stick while it refreshes (more accurate term: recharges). This sounds pretty hefty but the operation isn't done all that often and doesn't take much, so the performance impact is tiny. You're on /tech/ so you probably have already heard of possible attacks in which one freezes a RAM stick and has enough time to hard reset the computer and plug in a flash drive with a program that will dump everything written in memory.

This is where cross referencing comes into play though, the average ddr3 memory stick is rated for 85c, so manufacturers generally have a tREFI low enough that the stick can safely run at their rated maximum temperature (let's assume 85c) without having bits flipped and misreading.

I very much doubt your RAM is running at 85c, which means you can likely more than double your tREFI and enjoy a tiny performace improvement, a tiny reduction in power consumption and with that a tiny reduction in heat with the tradeoff that if someday you set your ram on fire it might misread.



Another thing, if you want to get an objective meaning to timings you generally have to calculate them.

For instance I have 2 1600mhz 9-9-9-24 memory sticks, similar to your setup.

If I want to calculate what my CL of 9 at 1600mhz actually means, I solve this operation:

1000 / 1600 * 9

1000 is the amount of ms in a second, 1600 represents how many mhz my stick has so it is actually 1600000000 because we're dealing with megahertz not hertz. You don't have to use the number in mhz because you can just knock the result down from microseconds to nanoseconds to picoseconds and so on at every kilo/mega/giga and so on step. 9 is how many clocks the timing I'm looking into takes. Just avoid dealing with fractions, nobody likes that. Use 1600mhz instead of 1.6ghz.

The end result is 1000ms / 1600mhz * 9 = 5.625ns. My CL timing is 5.625ns. If my RAM was at 1866mhz CL9 would mean 4.8231511254~ns.

This is why you watch your timings when you overclock RAM, latency is more important than bandwidth. If you're increasing bandwidth with higher clocks, you can very much lose performance because your timings got bigger and your RAM's latency leaves your cpu idling.



Speccy is too amateurish for overclocking and might get temperatures wrong. Get CPUID HWmonitor or Open Hardware Monitor for linux instead. You want to know the temperature of the cores, not the CPU. The cores can go up to 82 degrees, over that and your pc should automatically turn off or it will probably start burning. So check out what temps they are. I probably can't help you with the rest but if you take my advice you might avoid damaging your pc. Speccy is nice for people who are just getting familiar with their pc, not for serious overclockers. Also check out dem records: https://valid.x86.fr/records.html



>The cores can go up to 82 degrees, over that and your pc should automatically turn off or it will probably start burning.

actually that depends on your motherboard, see if you can find anything about auto-shutdowns in your bios. Or run some stress tests and keep a fire extinguisher ready just look at the temps and stop testing if you get worried That's how I learned.


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Can someone tell me what's the catch with this chink shit? Is it real or scam?



>tarjeta gráfica

Even worse, it's spic shit.

My bet is the image doesn't even match the real thing.


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People actually say it's working and real. What the heck



Consumer reviews can be shilled.

But if they're real I'm guessing they're going for those cryptoniggerbux by making the cards nobody buys have decent cost/performance ratio.


Tor keeps failing to download huge files, in my case, iso files. It is really frustrating to wait for hours only to end up with a corrupted file. What should I do to fix this? Should I just give up on downloading isos with Tor?


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hey you're right! i booted from a live cd and could change the permissions manually.

Now i just restored the /etc directory by default with

sudo chmod 755 /etc/sudoers.d/

sudo chmod 440 /etc/sudoers.d/*

and apparently everything is working on.


Anybody knows about a game engine or a 3D library and a physics library that doesn't use theHungarianNotation() ?



>what is #define


I need a good dvd bootable system that is under 1.4 gigs preferably with lots of good software and a lightweight X enviroment


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Which of these registry values do I change to make scrollbars easier to see than the default light gray on lighter gray?

I tried Scrollbar and ButtonFace, neither worked.



Did you try turning off the computer then turning it back on?


How can I install Windows 7 to minimize the spyware and debloat it? Is there any guide to do so?





>install Win7 Professional (Ultimate has more bloat plus bitlocker which is useless)

>Download WSUS Offline and install only security and critical updates

>run Ancile (https://bitbucket.org/ancile_development/ancile/downloads/)

>make a backup image of your system and save it for future uses

>Install a firewall (TinyWall) or a Firewall plus HIPS (PrivateFirewall)

>Use common sense

All of this in order



install the "N" version, don't use any post-2015 updates, block Microsoft's domains on a router level.


How can I make sure a computer always connects to the Internet through a vpn. I was thinking something similar to whonix but cannot find a way to do it.


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Joe are 8chan filenames generated? Is it a sha sum?



No, that's not a typo. Only Joe is allowed to reply.


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/tech/, where do you get your sublime text licenses?

>atom / vscode

hell no

>vim / emacs

im retarded, can't handled it.



You can use sublime to crack itself, just look up a guide or stop being a fag and use emacs


How secure/not is hostapd? What current year WIFI PCI/E cards support nl80211/cfg80211 in AP mode?



Just use GNU emacs.



Slack hasn't had a major release in almost 2 years



Just get started with spacemacs in holy mode



Yes I did, several times. Is that a joke?


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hey /tech/, is heimdall developed enough to use in daily basis over Odin? i really hate to logout and booting every fucking time just for use that shitty software.


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Do game makers purposefully fuck with their files so that nobody may see or edit said game assets? A game I downloaded uses these video files (avi) in the game, and they work in-game. Watching the files yourself though, outside of the game, is impossible. Not only that, the video properties are completely blank. I tried it on vlc as well (which comes packaged with all codecs - and then I installed additional patented ones) and that didn't work either. Vlc gave the error "Unknown error 1094995529" which means "Invalid data found when processing input"



it's basic knowledge to do so at this time (not around 2010). yes, they do now that they released that thing that encrypts assets. though you can access it while it's running. There are ways to bypass it though it's a very tedious and advanced task



weren't heimdall originally developed for linux? it should have better support than the windows build. it depends though since most distros wouldn't ship that package


why not use kdevelop or kate?



by setting up a router with IPSEC or native VPN feature - hopefully you're not using a retarded ISP router with shit TTL that prevents other router subnetting.

most ddwrt/openwrt have native OpenVPN or you could set up your embedded with router distro


fall for the b8 m8

I'm pretty sure the one on the other side is an expert fisherman hobbyist


if that's a big ISP, you should be looking in router forums if replacement works. some ISP have auth password for local and lock the poweruser account for their routers so it's pretty shit to do and might also authenticate throug netbios or MAC in your router (prevents this scenarios).




I think he tried those thailand earwax cleaning and "toxin removal" bullshit


yes, if you can set up your own vpn server and customize the port where all packets go then you can do that.

meanwhile you can try shadowsocks instead which works with linux and android. just push all connections in a single port to bypass any restriction (even metered connections sometimes)


use kde


>restart to a live distro

>distro comes with kde partition manager or gnome disk manager

>back up boot partition ~200mb as image file

>back up the entire root partition as image file

there you go.


Pale Moon doesn't seem to like MP4 or h.264 video. Is there any way to get it working, or would I have to switch browsers for that?



SxS iirc is windows side by side linux which they use in azure cloud or some server shit that requires linux shit. I could be wrong though



this post is 100% bullshit.



yes they do, but it's not true for ALL games.

if you play old games, they're often free from this assfuckery.



>/tech/, where do you get your sublime text licenses?

I bought one.

Didn't regret it so far.

I would probably steal it later if the major upgrade would be paid, but idk.



For some games you can trying importing random data files into audacity and there'll be some actual sound effects and shit among all the random noise from non-audio data. It works so far for Stronghold and a bunch of old DOS games with sampled audio.



There are better tools for reverse engineering binary formats. For older games (which don't have them in the clear), many of them are already solved, it can be found on the web.

If you mean doing this just for listening, it'll sound like shit more often than not.



It's sort of dependent on finding out the right bitrate and stuff like that, and I believe it only works if the audio is uncompressed. Regardless, for old games the audio isn't always super high quality anyway, especially with dos era stuff.



compile it while linking it against the system's ffmpeg should work if the videos play in firefox



Looks like movie effects



I think its something in the recent version

I have problem with embeds pause and fast forward dont always work


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How can I get 2A at 5V over 15 meters of wire? How much voltage drop is there over Cat5?


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I once set my winecfg to open applications in desktop mode. Now when I open applications including winecfg, the gui gets messed up to become a giant block. Is there anyway to change a registry key or configuration file to open wine without desktop? Pic related.


How are Go and Limbo as programming languages? Should I learn C or C++? Why?


How's ProtonMail? What's the /tech/ recommended email provider?


How do i know i have the right graphics installed ?

I have the amd-firmware graphics from repo

amd site has Radeon™ Software for Linux® Driver Version 17.50 for Ubuntu 16.04.3

and i have debian



sed -i -e 's/main/main non-free contrib/g' /etc/apt/sources.list && apt-get update && apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu

Reboot or exit out of x11



found some recent guide


they recommended nonfree + apt install firmware-linux and claimed you need nothing more then that



It's entirely possible. I have no idea what AMD has been up to lately and they change the name of their drivers more often than I do my underwear. If you don't care about your freedoms, non-free and contrib should be added to apt sources.list. I didn't see catalyst or firegl, and I knew it wasn't ati or radeon so I figured amdgpu was the latest thing.



yea it is a bit confusing

thats why i asked

seems to run alright time will tell


What's going on with twitter and my website? If I link to my site in the comments, the comment just never appears (appears for myself not for others).

The http link shows the twitter card, but the https doesn't show it...both comments invisible though.

Is this a site configuration problem? I'm new to webdev stuff



Remote ip means the device you are connecting to

Local means your device or local network address, most devices got 2 numbers 1 internet number and one internal, like a office phone.


NetBSD user here, I need to know how/where I put a few lines to fix some issues. first, I get spam messages from iwi about the EULA because I got it set up through /etc/rc.conf. I'm tired of having to do this every fucking time, which .conf file do I need to put it in, and how would I pass a Sysctl var in said .conf file?

second, I got pkgsrc working through the quickstart commands listed on pkgsrc.org, How do I make this change stay?



correction- I'm tired of having to input the sysctl var changes ever fucking time.


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Okay, so I have a router that supports 2.4GHz and 5GHz. I have a local apache server through ethernet and it seems to only work when I'm connected to the 5GHz network. How do I make it work on both bands?

The router is a Netgear R6220.



>2A at 5V over 15 meters

at 5V the voltage drop will be significant. Buy a buck converter and a boost converter. At one end raise the voltage to 50V or something like that and then lower it back down to 5V at the other end.

Either that, or buy thick (~3mm diameter) copper wire.




I'm probably wrong (no expertise in the area) but my gut feeling is that routers don't work on both bands at once unless you have two wifi cards inside the router.



My router broadcasts both bands at once but has to have different network names for each. There's no specification for ethernet local server and the router configuration page only runs on the 5GHz band when both bands are enabled. It works on the other band when 5GHz is disabled.


>be me

> marathoning kino on mpv

> accidentally press enter

> mpv quits and deletes video-specific config file

what gives?


What's the best free as in freedom alternative to Lightroom?




it takes some skill to get used to, but it can do even more.


it's botnet and honeypot.

use cock.li.

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