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Bring all your hardware, software and other troubles here.


how the fugg do i use my sftp port of madokami



Windows Media Player is really good. It comes pre-installed on most Windows™ machines. :^)

just use mpv





What your mom considers a good fucking and what most other people's moms consider a good fucking are too different things. Being able to use control panel and myfreeetorrents.biz is not tech savy. Compiling Gentoo is the first step and where skiddies are made into dunning krugars who never achieve anything.


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Does anybody have a good book or website recommendation about Interix/SUA on Windows 7, or about Windows 7 system administration in general?

I am not much of a Unix wizard and don't have the slightest idea about Windows, but I'd like to setup NFS on, and port some simple c and Perl applications to Interix on a win7 workstation. I don't have access to Microsoft support and would really appreciate some form of concise manual or at least a collection of guides for common tasks.




I am now running puppy linux from my external HD, using a S46C notebook. The system didn't show me any bugs but the one where you instantly click on the first option after you right click the taskbar, now my internet settings isn't there anymore, it also disconnected me from the internet but I already fixed it in 4 hours of browsing. Persistence is working ok.

Not using more than 950MB of ram right after you flush with more than 5 tabs open on pale moon.

The system seems very old and carefully built. I feel that if I ever try to install something that the devs don't intend me to everything is going to be ruined, even though I still haven't tried it.

It also feels like a really old distro.

No audio problems, I am still using the drivers that installed themselves on boot when I had no access to internet.

I am now about to look for a new file manager. I was going to download toontown too but that would prevent me from studying.



Download Kali Linux.



Look into cygwin.



Good idea but not an option. Neither is virtualization. It has to be Interix or NT. And I'd rather not get into NT development.


Is /tech/ raided now?

What's up with all these threads...




>Are you, by chance, retarded?




I'm pretty sure it's due to some users not being used to how slow the board gets on the weekend, so they are creating activity just to have activity.

It's kind of weird since you would think people have more free time on the weekend that the board would be more active


how does the brave phishing protection work?


It seems that i can't access some sites anymore without a reason: I used to use nicoblog.org to dowload games, but now it gives me "connection problems". Similiar thing with other sites now, it will load the page, and as soon it finishes, it gives me the "connection problems" page.


does this all look legit or will it just fuck up my computer?



I have installed a "Disable Ctrl+Q and Cmd+Q" addon for firefox, but it does not work.

Does anyone have a link to a working addon that disable Ctrl+Q?


are there any communties/resources that would know how to fix hardware indepth, like helping figure out a CRT circuit board or connecting up all the traces on a motherboard


How do I use xorg on debian stretch with sysvinit? Systemd seems to be a dependency, and it doesn't work without it. (Trying to get i3 working, it just freezes on startup)



Impossible with webextensions.


Thinkpad battery got discharged once when I forgot to leave it plugged in, now won't charge or work at all. ACPI shows it's at 50%, but the LED blinks like it's empty. I've tried all the voodoo shit like de-staticing, leaving the battery out, charging while off overnight, spamming the power button, etc. Nothing seems to work.



Privacy/Security is not possible with proprietary software. But it's probably better than using windows without, though things like ccleaner are just memes that phone home.


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Does anyone else have this bug on mpv ?

What's that interface bottom called ? ( so I know what to search for )



Do you know the number of cycles? The controller might think its dead and set it to 999 or whatever. You are out of luck then since they are locked down for "security".



No, have you tried deleting the conf file? It's called osd.



Yes. It's the same without the config file.



Elaborate, please.


Does anybody know what this noise could be ? it started while my computer was idle, thanks.




Add the -fs (full screen) flag to your call should hide all UI unless the mouse is dragged over.


The clicking sounds like HDD being accessed/read. This is most likely to stop the disk from spinning down after system inactivcty, espically if it is in use. If not you may want to check your disk spindown settings, gnome's disk utility, hparm and udisk should be able to tweak the setting.



Thanks, yeah my HDD make clicking noise every now and then but it's mostly the loud background noise i'm worried about my computer was nearly silent yesterday



The problem isn't that the osd shows up, it's that it looks like that and not like it used to.


I'm wanting to build a NAS. I was planning on using my old potato PC for this since the mobo has 6 SATA ports which would be enough for me. I just need a case that has at least 6 drive bays, but that has been surprisingly hard to find for less than some ridiculous $200+ price tag. Why is it so hard to find a plastic box with 6 smaller boxes on the inside for less than $100? I don't care about noise level or portability. I literally just want a plastic box than can hold my cheap ass NAS. Preferably with bays that are easily removable, but apparently that's a high-end luxury. Are there any good cases for this out there?

Also, would it really be worth it to get WD Reds instead of Blues? I'm planning to start with four 2TB drives, and MAYBE adding another two drives eventually, but probably not any time soon. The Reds cost $20 more each, and I don't think it will make much of a difference for just a home NAS.



No way to find out without installing Windon't. Read something else about boosting the batteries to get past the protection circuit, which seems the most relevant, but fucky in terms of how safe and easy it is.



It is either aliens are trying to contact you or more likely fans need a good cleaning.


I would suggest either of the define R cases (https://pcpartpicker.com/search/?cc=us&q=Define+R ) all seem to be under $200. Not sure about the difference between R5 and R6 though. Also yes blue and reds probably don't have much difference for a home NAS come use.


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Those look nice, but are still pretty pricey. I didn't realize pcpartpicker had a slider for drive bays, though. I found this thing. Ugly as hell, but it has 7 bays and is dirt cheap. I'm probably just going to go with this.



how does a HDD handle tipping? like if i have a 7200rpm hard drive, and its spinning at full speed and i decide to tip my computer 90 degrees really fast, will it get fucked up? and if not, how does it survive that? ive tipped an xbox 360 when it was reading a disk before and it completely fucked it up



>like if i have a 7200rpm hard drive, and its spinning at full speed and i decide to tip my computer 90 degrees really fast, will it get fucked up?




Not if it's assembled correctly. The disks are tightly stacked and threaded, so they don't move around (much).



Webextensions are whitelist based, they can do nothing except what was specifically allowed to them, and catching global input is not one of those. For your security :^)


I am tired of typing my root passwd so often. Even being prompted for it is beginning to bother me.

What are my options, and the security trade-offs of each? I am not worried in the least about a physical breach on my computer, but do worry about an internal via the web (perhaps by a malicious torrent or other actor). I would like my root preferences to be set up accordingly.



When are you typing your root password. If it is just mainly for using sudo on your package manager, you could avoid it by adding a line to your /etc/sudoers file to allow using that specific program without inputing a password.



That's perfect, thanks anon. I'll try setting that up shortly.



sudo -i


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Hey guys, I want to sort my +5k pictures. I once saw a software that was a booru-like picture viewer where you could add tags, etc. but I forgot the name.

Do you perhaps know which programs are available that work in the same way and which ones are good?


What's a good Raid level to choose for a home NAS? I was going to go with a Raid 5, but upon further research, I'm seeing a lot of people saying Raid 5 is bad and you should never use it. I even read an article saying a the chance of a Raid 5 failing to rebuild after a drive failure is one in every 12tb, so a 6tb raid would have a 50% chance of failure, and a 12tb raid would have nearly 100% chance of failure, losing all data on the array. Is this true? Is Raid 5 really this bad? I was planning on having a 4tb array, to be later upgraded to 10tb, so this is pretty worrying to me.



RAID 6 or RAID 10. Better, use software and good backup practices. RAID-Z2 or RAID-Z3. RAID isn't really useful, unless your home server is doing a lot of writes and reads.



RAID 6 seems to be completely pointless compared to 10 when you have a small number of drives. With 4 drives, RAID 6 and 10 would give me the same usable capacity, but 10 would have better performance and redundancy.

>Better, use software

Like what? Unless you mean software RAID, which is what I was going to do.

>and good backup practices

I'm too poor for more backups than copying a few super important files to USB drives every now and then.

>RAID isn't really useful, unless your home server is doing a lot of writes and reads.

I guess that makes sense. I'd like to play music and videos from it, but that's about it. I was really just considering RAID so I could get at least a little redundancy without sacrificing too much capacity.


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>gtx 680 shits the bed

>check the market for a new gpu


So this must be the power of shitcoin.

Fur fox snakes, I just want to play titanfall 2. Is there any hope of finding a good gpu for a non-retarded price right now?



Welcome to the past few years.


Anyone know a good mbox converter? Or know what things I should lookout for when writing one? I've got a bunch of mbox files here, and I need them stripped of all the markup to just get plaintext, or as close to it as possible. TXT would be amazing, HTML would be decent, RTF would be ok.


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I'm really fucking tired right now so I'm retarded so please bear with me. How does one manually bypass the paywall to the Wall Street Journal? I don't want methods such as using http://facebook.com/l.php?u=, going through google to get the paywall lift, or using an addon. How does facebook and google get the full article? What do they do that the normal browser can do?

>pic is unrelated as it is just for your attention



I've also tried incognito and tor and it doesn't work. But, all I want is exactly what necessary cookies and/or information they remove.





Look, man, Jim from the office do some quick shit to fucking access the page, I want to know a faster way so I'm more superior than a fictional character.



disable cookies and set referrer to google



same guy here,

I had a copy of .config/fontconfig/fonts.conf in my mpv config directory and that triggered mpv since it also has a fonts.conf


what package do i need to install to make .iso files on debian? apparently, the maintainer of the cdrtools (a collection of tools that includes mkisofs) was a sperg and swapped licenses, ultimately made it impossible to include his binaries in major linux distros.


my question however is, how the fuck can i use his program? there is genisoimage, xorriso and many more i can't remember. how can i make an iso file??



I use RAID 5, works just fine for me.

Just remember RAID is not a backup


im trying to setup an alpine system in my raspberry pi 0W. No ethernet, only via WIFI. How do I connect to wifi? The wiki says I need to download wpa_supplicant but I don't know how to do being offline



is this a hoax? if not, how does it work? extra mic? using the screen as a mic with the 3d touch gimmick?


How do I post as board owner? I mean having this after my name:

## Board Owner

I've tried posting from https://sys.8ch.net/mod.php, using my password as a tripcode, using it as a secure tripcode, using it as a super tripcode, using it as a deletion password. Nothing works.




After much consideration, I have decided RAID is literally useless for protecting data, and so I will just do a RAID 0 and use the drives that would be mirrored in a RAID on an external backup instead.

Is there any reason not to do this?


I've just begun writing code in java.

I've gotten stuck trying to figure out if it's a misplaced bracket or a semicolon.

cmd tells me

"Practice.java:12: error: 'else' without 'if'
} else {
1 error"

My code:

class Practice {

public static void main (String[] args){
int a = 100;
int s = 550;
boolean realm = true;

if (!realm) {s--;} {

System.out.println(a + s);

} else {

if (realm) {s++;} {

System.out.println(a + s);





>those bracket placements




I'll adjust but I got to take it one step at a time. I can get lost easily.

Can you tell me why I'm receiving this error?


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I used to be able to press shift+letter key+:+release and get this: ä

now I do the same and when I press shift+: it doesn't wait for me to type the letter key and just shows the :

I need it to circumvent a bad word filter



You didn't write proper if statements. That {s--;} and {s++;} should not be there and I'm not sure why you put them there.




Actually, I just skimmed it before posting. This is your first programming language, isn't it? Protip: Java is a terrible language both in usefulness and enjoyability to use.

It should be like this:

if (!realm)
System.out.println(a + s);

System.out.println(a + s);



Did you mean this?

if (realm)
System.out.println(a + s);






t. web dev



I'm trying to get the output to be 651 on (s++;) on the else statement.

It is my first language I've sat down to commit to. I've skimmed only through concepts of programming all these years.

They say once you know Java you'll pick up C and C++. There's a lot of arguments being made on what language is superior but I don't know enough to have a preference.

I like writing code so far and I actually want to turn it into a career (if it's meant for me).



Check your keyboard layout.



This just in: Kernighan and Ritchie were webdevs. Thanks for the enlightening factoid.


>I'm trying to get the output to be 651 on (s++;) on the else statement.

Do this: >>866948

>They say once you know Java you'll pick up C and C++

You would have an easier time going from C++ to Java or C (though C++ itself is harder to learn). Anyway, make sure you switch to some other language at some point in the future when you're more comfortable with programming, otherwise you'll turn into a braindead Enterprise™ Pajeet shitcoder.



Translated it says: "United states (international)"

What happens now?



>They say once you know Java you'll pick up C and C++.

Who the FUCK told you this retarded bullshit? Slap whoever told you this.

If you want an ultra easy first language, then go with Python. Otherwise start with C/C++. Learning C is very important and gives you the best foundation. Once you have C down, you will generally be able to pick up a new language within a couple of days because almost everything in use these days is derived from C.



try AltGr+:+a



AltGr? What do you mean?

Using my left alt+:+a doesn't do anything



This is also equivalent (in this context) to

System.out.println(realm ? a + 1 : a - 1);

yes you could add the tertiary operation to a, but I find that less readable



Thank you, that worked.


Python is actually on the list. I just keep reading Java is important to have (could be a meme..).

Every job requirement I see it's java, python, php or pearl. It's certainly the most advertised.



right alt



Nope, got nothing

I was away from this computer for a week, don't know if that changes anything.



dd if=/dev/<device> of=<path>.iso status=progress


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In your settings, you should be able to see the layout of your keyboard (similar to pic related).



But how does google do it?



On windows 8 aswell



++/-- is still needed in case s gets used later, in some not yet written code:

System.out.println(a + (realm ? ++s : --s));


>I just keep reading Java is important to have (could be a meme..).

It's good to have if all you want is a job (and probably not the most exciting job either). But if you really like programming for the sake of it, I would recommend not limiting yourself to Java.



On Windows 8, iirc you can use the on-screen keyboard to see what happens when you press keys.



>Every job requirement I see it's java, python, php or pearl

You sure you're not thinking of Javascript? Because Javascript and Java are two very, very different things. Because all the other stuff you're listing is web dev stuff. Web dev is bottom of the barrel pajeet-tier career. Most business application jobs will want .NET in my experience. I honestly don't think Java is even worth learning anymore. The only language I've had to deal with that was more frustrating than Java was Visual Basic.




I can only access it on my lock screen, but it seems to do the same there.



That's why I specified that it only applied in the specific context as 's' was not used later.

I'm not sure if I'm a fan though of using pre/post increment/decrements inside of a ternary operation. It can get confusing tracking down what exactly is getting changed. Of course for a simple case like this it would probably be fine, but it might not be the best habit to get into.



Javascript is for the web and Java is for application development as I understand it.

I'll be honest, I'm having a tough time comprising a list of languages to get under my belt that will be worthwhile down the road(I know Python is hot right now). I feel I have to start somewhere so I picked Java.


I was about to log in to paypal and I have most of it white listed in noscript. Today I noticed two sites were blocked by no script. I opened it up and they were two IP adresses. I ran a look up and they belong to guy telephonica.com in Spain.



>I feel I have to start somewhere so I picked Java.

What I'm trying to say is you picked a terrible language and it is very likely to turn you off of programming.



Do you recommend I try Python or C#/++ then?



I wouldn't call a Java terrible language. It is at least a useful one to know.


I'd say focus less on "learning a language" and more on "learning how to make a project." Try to find what the best language for that project would be and use that project to familiarize yourself with the language. Whether that language for that project is Java or not doesn't matter. Programming languages are like tools, some are better for specific use cases.



I understand. This way you learn a bit of everything in the process and gain some hands on.







The Little Schemer / Land of Lisp is as fun as it gets for a programming intro.



hydrus network?



I never heard of this lisp. Is this like one of those old languages like fortran?



I'm heavily biased towards C++, but any of these would be good starting points. I'd lean more towards starting with Python or C++ rather than C#, though. C# is mostly used with .NET stuff and 'scripting'-like applications such as with Unity.



wsj allows google


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We don't need no indirection

We don't need no flow control

No data typing or declarations

Hey! did you leave the lists alone?


Oh No. It's just a pure LISP function call.

We don't need no compilation

We don't need no load control

No link edit for external bindings

Hey! did you leave that source alone?


We don't need no side-effecting

We don't need no flow control

No global variables for execution

Hey! did you leave the args alone?


We don't need no allocation

We don't need no special-nodes

No dark bit-flipping for debugging

Hey! did you leave those bits alone?





but it has good intro books



I think this will answer all of your questions anon:




Looks like I'll start with those. Would you happen to know of any places where I could work on projects?



>places where I could work on projects?

Not really sure what you mean by that, but here's a good website for C++ that gives a good explanation of programming concepts. I don't really know of any good Python tutorials like this, since I just picked it up by looking at docs; which is an example of being able to pick up another programming language pretty easily once you have C down.



I need some /tech/ advice. I recently bought an SSD (Samsung 850 EVO), and I want to make use of its hardware encryption. Since the device is always encrypted, I just meed to secure it with a password.

My question is this: if I set a BIOS password, is my data secure? My understanding is that if the BIOS password was changed/reset by an attacker (or myself for that matter), the existing data on the SED would be unreadable, as its encryption key would be reset. Is that correct?


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mpv is freezing my computer today, but it worked fine yesterday. My mpv.conf is blank. It's on version 0.28.0, but it hasn't updated in 2 weeks. Trying to change versions and re-install didn't help. Looking at my updates, I think it might be a driver update causing issues? (I use an RX470.) I'm just confused though because the driver updates occurred 2 days ago but I remember watching videos the next day without issues, unless I used SMPlayer without realizing it?

I can still use SMPlayer with no issues. Is there something I should add to mpv.conf to avoid the freezing? (The video will play fine with mpv as I hear the audio, but my whole screen freezes and the mouse/keyboard become disabled. PS2/USB didn't make a difference.)


A BIOS password just protects someone from changing BIOS settings. This has nothing to do with protecting data on your hard drives.



I should also mention that the screen will continue to stay frozen after the video finishes playing. I tried changing a setting to close mpv after it finishes playing, but that didn't seem to help.


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Even if the drive has hardware encryption? Pic related is from Samsung Magician software that came with my SSD. So-called Class 0 encryption is enabled when I set up a BIOS password. Assuming the user is required to supply this BIOS password before boot-up, would bypassing the password effectively wipe the drive?



It's due to hardware acceleration or something. I was getting something similar with nouveau.





Sorry, I meant to say "HDD password", not "BIOS password".


I'm in need of a Linux image viewer that can:

>scale all images in fullscreen to some pre-defined % of screen width or height

>use some sort of resample algorithm like bicubic or lanczos or something decent so scaled images aren't fucked up

>navigate a folder of images in fullscreen with the arrow keys

I've given up all hopes of finding anything close to irfanview, since apparently the Unix philosophy mandates that you must have a piece of software for viewing and a piece of software for editing and not both at the same time.




Turning it on or off didn't make a difference. What I found was only certain video files were affected, most can actually still play. This is what I pulled from mediainfo.

Writing library                          : x264 core 104 r1683 62997d6  // plays normally
Writing library : x264 core 155 r2893 b00bcaf // freezes
Writing library : x264 core 116 r2074+602_tMod-10bit adfbfd5 // freezes

Only certain h.264 encoded videos stopped working, and no other video codec seems to be affected. This is really strange. (Isn't SMPlayer just a front-end for mpv/mplayer? Why does it still work normally?)



Thank you for that link, should prove useful. I was meaning if there were projects that I could work on to improve my skills.



Just make your own projects. Come up with an idea that you think you could make and then make it. After that try to do something else or maybe something a little more difficult.



Thanks anon!


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This hopefully might be of use: https://alternativeto.net/software/irfanview/?platform=linux


It's called downloading the file via another system, transferring it over then importing/installing on the offline system.


After a quick test place "$NAME ## Board Owner" like embed related.


How can I change a PDF font in LibreOffice Draw?


Will setting vd-lavc-threads=2 make it so that mpv utilizes two threads or is there more to the configuration? Also, how do I make it so that the audio doesn't sound compressed to hell? I'm using an X60.


Is there a way to use wget to download video streams? Or any other commandline utility?



youtube-dl works for a lot more than just youtube.



Thanks, totally forgot about that. The site I want to use it for is even officially supported.



>relying on proprietary encryption


I got 1TB of free space on onedrive from my uni

I want to upload there my shit, nothing illegal, but since it's mine I want some sort of privacy

What should I use to encrypt everything?

Is it possible to preserve the structure of the directories, so I can download only the files I want and not only a gigantic blob of encrypted data every time I need something?



Do you see the green "secure" in the url bar of your chrome browser on the cloud app? It means it already is encrypted.





Use 7zip and password protect it.


Tox/Skype/Discord alternative that can send messages offline? Filesharing would also be nice.I need it to be able to work over Tor.

Tox can't send messages unless both parties are online at the same time.



What you want is called 'file encryption'

gpg is an option : https://www.gnupg.org/gph/en/manual/x110.html

alice% gpg --output doc.gpg --encrypt --recipient blake@cyb.org doc
blake% gpg --output doc --decrypt doc.gpg

There's also tomb: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Tomb

openssl is also pretty simple:


openssl aes-256-cbc -a -salt -in secrets.txt -out secrets.txt.enc


openssl aes-256-cbc -d -a -in secrets.txt.enc -out secrets.txt.new



Have yo tried a different hardware accelerator? vdpau works best for me in mpv



>People have spaced their emails like that for years, fuck off newfag.

Only anglos do that.

And people not respecting basic etiquette "because lol its modern new technology" in emails really tickles my autism.



Thanks anon!

Turns out I had missed it from the FAQ.

Sadly one can't retroactively apply it.



>Tox can't send messages unless both parties are online at the same time.

P2P, ya know?


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What is v.8ch.net for?


kys. Pic related.



That's like saying indoor toilets are not proper toilets because the first toilets in use were outhouses.

Sage in western imageboards is used as a sign of disapproval. Like this sage. If not, you would add "polite sage" or something in your post to show you aren't disproving the thread or the post.



What >>867396 said or buy yourself a used 1TB HDD for $20.


What does sage in a stickied thread signal?



>the Philippines are western



>buy yourself a used 1TB HDD for $20

I always wonder were people get their prices from. As far as I know, you don't get 1TB for less than 40 bucks.



I know, I know. Now explain that to my stubborn, mundane contacts. I'm lucky enough they even agreed to try anything other than facebook messenger/discord/skype.

At this point anything even slightly more open is good enough.

I was looking at Zulip that I've never heard of before and Wire that needs node.js for installation.




>Sage in western imageboards is used as a sign of disapproval. Like this sage. If not, you would add "polite sage" or something in your post to show you aren't disproving the thread or the post.

"Polite sage" only exists because of faggots like you.

Let me show you my disapproval:



What is the best way to make webm clips from a web livestream? I do this right now:

>open webstream

>open OBS and watch stream window

>see something funny/exciting/sad

>rewind webstream

>start recording with OBS until part ends

>open saved clip in mpv to get more accurate start and end times

>enter times into ffmpeg webm script

Any way to make this easier/quicker? I was wondering if there is a way to automagically have the stream in mpv and press a key to start and end recording and autoencode it. Otherwise I am just curious how you do it for best quality


What's the best alternative to Discord right now?

If possible, something not-botnet.



Telegram if you are somewhat normie, or https://riot.im/ if you are autistic. The real issue is getting all your friends to switch over



I just need it to communicate with one person, I'll try riot. Thanks anon!



I'm >>867389, can any of those two send messages offline?



I haven't used them much. sorry



>1TB for $20

Yeah, haha, let me just buy this 2015 car for $200 while I'm at it.



>watching streams

>making recordings of streams



Anyone? I need to know if this is a dumb decision before I do it.


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Can someone help me get my sound working via ALSA?


No sound (I'm trying to get it to work via HDMI with a Radeon 6850 card)

The speaker-test does not work. "Playback error: -2,No such file or directory"

My card shows up as the default in AlsaMixer, but there are no volume bars. Just a single square with "00" in the middle of it, and a brackets that read <S/PDIF>.

>Things I've tried:

edited /etc/asound.conf

pcm.!default {
type hw
card 1
device 3

ctl.!default {
type hw
card 1

I also edited ~/.asoundrc to look exactly the same. I have followed https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/ALSA#Kernel , https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Radeon , with no luck, among many other random forums posts and guides.

>Things I have not tried

I have not delved into /etc/modprobe.d/alsa.conf , as Gentoo's documentation is sparse for that and the helpful files are not where my alsa.conf said they would be, but I will likely be spending a portion of today going over that.

I'm also worried that this could be a simple problem of not having the right modules loaded or built in, would I be foolish to save a copy of my kernel and just run something like localyesconfig or some other very broad kernel build option?




As an update to my kernel concerns, I'm going to be booting a LiveCD in a bit and if the sound works on that, I'll get the necessary info to cross reference with and make sure my kernel has everything it needs.



I have no clue as to which distro I should install. It's between gentoo, arch and debian but I don't understand the differences.



Riot.im or Wire. If you just need VOIP, Mumble is and always will be better than discord.


>between gentoo, arch and debian

If you have no idea and have no experience with Linux then choose neither of those. Gentoo isn't worth it, Arch is for enthusiasts, Debian is a non-normie Ubuntu.

If it's your first time on Linux then try these:





In order those distros are, ZorinOS Lite, Solus, Manjaro, Neon.



I've used Linux a lot, but only GalliumOS, which is basically xubuntu but for Chromebooks. I wanted something with less packages preinstalled since it felt a little bloated, and I ended up replacing most programs.



>gentoo, arch and debian

Don't. Just install Ubuntu. You'll still learn a lot and get a headache all the same, but if you start with Gentoo or Arch you're just going to be copy pasting shit into the terminal to get anything to work without understanding what it does or why.

Ubuntu is based off Debian so once you understand one you pretty much understand the other. Ubuntu is targeted at desktop users and offers a ton of step by step guides and explanations, Debian is targeted at servers and expects you to know what you're doing.



>less packages installed

Debian+Xfce will be fine then.



See >>867633

I hate the idea of an OS with lots of preinstalled garbage with better alternatives.



>install Ubuntu

The most retarded advice you can give now that they're using GNOME. What you should advise is Ubuntu Budgie, Kubuntu or Xubuntu.

>Ubuntu is targeted for desktop users

Canonical doesn't care about desktop users and neither does GNOME project.




If you want full control over your system and how it's customized and you want to be running the bleeding edge.


If you want to be bleeding edge but don't care about customizing how your applications are being built


It's supposed to be stable and does not upgrade packages often

Of those three, I've only tried installing Debian and Gentoo. I wasn't able to finish install Debian do to some bug or something where it would crash part way through, but my gentoo install went without any issues at all.



Thanks a lot,

Are there any others I should consider?



I've used each extensively (excpet Gentoo, I've only begun using it), and really wish I had started with Gentoo. I had less trouble installing Gentoo than Debian or Arch, and it's extremely rewarding knowing GNU/Linux that much more, it pays off big league in a short time.

When I have problems now, I have some vague idea of how to fix it. Debian, Arch and Ubuntu never forced me to learn like Gentoo has.


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Let's not get into MUH DE and MUH PHILOSOPHY shit in front of the normalfriends, okay? It's bad optics and why they think we're all fucking spergs which is only partially true.



Why don't these memes exist for Gentoo?


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Who mentioned philosophy? It's just a fact that GNOME is a bad DE.


Is it possible to give volunteer privileges to an existing user?



I don't use Arch faggot



Nevermind, ended up creating an account


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I won't let my quads go unchecked


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Me either


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By mistake I accidentally deleted my entire /sbin/ (debian) folder. Obviously now my OS doesn't start, and neither does recovery mode.

Can I boot recovery mode from a disk and undo it? If so, how?

Or should I just reinstall my OS? There were only really a few files on there I actually valued anyways.



Reinstall your OS. The only way you can recover sbin is if you keep an account of what your sbin is supposed to have and then recreate the directory. The easiest way is to simply reinstall your OS.




TBQH I feel like installing something a bit more "advanced" than Debian. For a unix administration course I'm taking currently, they want us to use Fedora, but that sounds gay as fuck. I've heard that Arch was pretty advanced, and I tried to install it earlier, but I'm kinda fucking retarded, seems like way above my powerlevel.

Any distro reccomendations besides Fedora and Arch?




I confirmed this is likely a driver issue as some other software will also freeze the computer such as Skype in a VM when that used to work before as well, although I haven't used it recently before today. (Even if this isn't unexpected behavior for Skype.) I use it on the occasion normalfags need to talk to me because they won't use the alternatives I suggest. Usually I end up just doing normal phone calls at least. /var/log/syslog is showing nothing around the time my computer freezes. (I froze it at 19:48:40 or so to make it easier to search the logs for anything.)

 46668	Feb 12 19:47:43 user-desktop Tor[1349]: Closing stream for '[scrubbed].onion': hidden service is unavailable (try again later).
46669 Feb 12 11:50:18 user-desktop rsyslogd: [origin software="rsyslogd" swVersion="8.16.0" x-pid="841" x-info="http://www.rsyslog.com"] start
What other logs should I be looking in to diagnose this? Should I just try downgrading with timeshift and see if that fixes anything?



Are you taking the testout pro course



install gentoo



no, a legitamate community college (lol) course on unix administration



Does gentoo have a proprietary firmware option like debian? That was the only way to get ethernet/internet working on my T430


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is there a way I can mv the delted files back to sbin?



This should probably get you close enough. Boot up a live usb / cd / dvd of the latest version of the debian you were running. Once in as root do:

>mount /dev/sdx /mnt

>cp -r /sbin /mnt

Most likely everything should then work. If not, you simple need to reinstall a package that provided a binary that is currently deleted.



*mount /dev/sdxy /mnt

If you are n00b, x is for the harddisk that it's installed on and y is dependent on what partition it is installed to. You can always mount it and check the files in there to see if it was the right one. If not, just umount it and try the next partition.


I need a new charger for my laptop, going to buy second hand because im poor. I found someone selling the exact same charger same part number im currently using but he says his machine is dead (does not specify why) and that's why he's selling it. This got me wondering, assuming you're using the a charger with the proper volts and amps required, can a bad charger damage a laptop?



If you have a spare machine you can plug that disk into, you could try recovering the /sbin folder with file recovery tools.




Alright, a restore with timeshift fixed the issue. Whatever drivers updated broke something. (I'm 90% sure this is somehow a Mint issue. I need to distro hop when I have some free time.)


File: cc58043bf5f7881⋯.png (Spoiler Image, 13.64 KB, 743x379, 743:379, good.png)

when i create a database and it's table in code, should i read from a text file or put everything in a variable (see: image)


How do you make emacs display 4 spaces indentation but save it as 2 spaces?



It can only damage the battery. Which would only damage the laptop if it catches fire or explodes.


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I have a CRT I like to use for gaming, video, and photos, driven by an nVidia GTX 960, and want some way to use the monitor's full capabilities for more optimal refresh and resolution modes. Every GUI I can find is horribly outdated or incapable of bypassing the monitor's pathetic default modes, and CLI instructions seem to vary from editing the XOrg file in undocumented and flaky ways clear to flashing the monitor with a hacked EDID.

Is there any equivalent of Powerstrip or SwitchRes for Linux? Or at least some modern, complete instructions on completely bypassing defaults for custom modes by hand?

Somebody in >>866024 suggested xrandr, but attempting to use it in CLI produced errors (that, from some of what I've read, may be related to a mismatch between the nVidia drivers and the versions of xrandr it uses):

user@computer ~ $ xrandr
Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 2104 x 1920, maximum 16384 x 16384
DVI-I-0 connected 1024x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 312mm x 234mm
1024x768 85.00*+ 75.03
1280x1024 60.02
1152x864 75.00
800x600 85.06 75.00
640x480 85.01 75.00 59.94
DVI-I-1 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
HDMI-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
DP-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
DP-1 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
DVI-D-0 connected primary 1080x1920+1024+0 right (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 476mm x 268mm
1920x1080 60.00*+
1680x1050 59.95
1440x900 59.89
1280x1024 75.02 72.00 70.00 60.02
1280x960 60.00
1152x864 75.00
1024x768 75.03 72.00 70.07 60.00
800x600 75.00 72.19 60.32 56.25
640x480 75.00 72.81 59.94
640x480_120.00 (0x1fc) 52.500MHz -HSync +VSync
h: width 640 start 680 end 744 total 848 skew 0 clock 61.91KHz
v: height 480 start 483 end 487 total 518 clock 119.52Hz
fastvga (0x1fd) 52.500MHz -HSync +VSync
h: width 640 start 680 end 744 total 848 skew 0 clock 61.91KHz
v: height 480 start 483 end 487 total 518 clock 119.52Hz
user@computer ~ $ cvt 640 480 120
# 640x480 119.52 Hz (CVT) hsync: 61.91 kHz; pclk: 52.50 MHz
Modeline "640x480_120.00" 52.50 640 680 744 848 480 483 487 518 -hsync +vsync
user@computer ~ $ xrandr --newmode "640x480_120.00" 52.50 640 680 744 848 480 483 487 518 -hsync +vsync
user@computer ~ $ xrandr --addmode DVI-I-0 640x480_120.00
X Error of failed request: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)
Major opcode of failed request: 140 (RANDR)
Minor opcode of failed request: 18 (RRAddOutputMode)
Serial number of failed request: 41
Current serial number in output stream: 42

And here's my xorg.conf:

# nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file generated by nvidia-xconfig
# nvidia-xconfig: version 384.111 (buildmeister@swio-display-x86-rhel47-01) Wed Dec 20 00:05:28 PST 2017

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Layout0"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"

Section "Files"

Section "InputDevice"

# generated from default
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "auto"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

Section "InputDevice"

# generated from default
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Unknown"
ModelName "Unknown"
HorizSync 28.0 - 70.0
VertRefresh 43.0 - 160.0
Option "DPMS" "NoMaxPClkCheck"

Section "Device"
Identifier "Device0"
Driver "nvidia"
VendorName "NVIDIA Corporation"

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Device0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24


Sounds like you want a manga reader, which is also good for other images. The least annoying one on Linux is:


Which can flip through a folder and/or archive of images, use a persistant library with bookmarks, use separate keyboard shortcuts for scrolling/zoom/paging, use the mouse for scrolling, resample images nicely, and supports vertical fit/horizontal fit/manual zoom modes.


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Ok, what happened? I accidentally overwrote by /bin folder with a symlink to /usr/bin when making a symlink, thinking I had fucked up bigtime I rebooted my computer to confirm I had borked it but it seems to be working fine. So I assume either that /usr/bin contained all the same files as /bin already or the symlink command merged the files in the folders or something, any insight?

Also since /usr/bin and /bin both basically just store a bunch of binary files I doubt it matters if I accidentally merged them anyway right? If everything is peachy I can't really be bothered reverting the change.


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How does your hosts file look?

Is this an adequate method to stop Alphabet negroes from tracking you, especially on mobile?

Are there good blocklists/programs that automate this on gnu/linux or OpenWRT??



This is my hosts file https://raw.githubusercontent.com/StevenBlack/hosts/master/alternates/fakenews/hosts

If I were on windows I'd also use anti-beacon.

However for home use I'd make an rPiHole


So I'm trying to install Virtualbox on Debian 9.3. When I do it says a dependency problem prevents the configuration. I get the needed libraries and they also need some lib and then those also need some.... TLDR: Any ideas on how to get all these dependencies quickly and easily?



Either add old repos and download them through there, oe download them in your browser and place them in corresponding folders.



This is assuming dependencies you need are outdated since afaik virtualbox always pulled necessary dependencies, which wouldn't be pulled if vBox needs an older version of dependencies you already have.


What I did was to manually download the .deb file from the site and then used dpkg to try and install it. Trying to install it directly like that didn't work and quite frankly I have no idea why. I added the line in sources.list and downloaded/registered the relevant keys. What I get in the end is that there were that a bunch of files didn't download and apt-get install dosen't work.



I need an email provider without size-limit for attachments.

The only thing I care is being able to receive big files, not send them.

Any suggestion?


Yes, if you need, you can incorporate bloat.


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I spent a day trying to force custom resolutions/refresh rates with xrandr and proprietary nshit drivers and couldn't manage it either. before I would fail at --addmode like you did, now I can't even pass --newmode as it's not recognizing -hsync as an option.

if you find out anything please post it in here.




>Upd8 2:

systemrescuecd provides no sound as well, and I'm certain my usergroup includes audio.

I guess I'll reboot and try this, >>867683

>enable all of the PCI audio drivers under sound/pci/* as modules and also the ACP one under drivers/gpu/drm/amd/acp



Well, these are the modules systemrescuecd provides anyway:

ccm 20480 3 - Live 0xffffffffc0555000
binfmt_misc 16384 1 - Live 0xffffffffc0404000
arc4 16384 2 - Live 0xffffffffc03fa000
rtl8192se 57344 0 - Live 0xffffffffc0546000
rtl_pci 28672 1 rtl8192se, Live 0xffffffffc040e000
rtlwifi 65536 2 rtl8192se,rtl_pci, Live 0xffffffffc0490000
mac80211 630784 3 rtl8192se,rtl_pci,rtlwifi, Live 0xffffffffc04ab000
intel_rapl 24576 0 - Live 0xffffffffc03ea000
x86_pkg_temp_thermal 16384 0 - Live 0xffffffffc04a6000
intel_powerclamp 16384 0 - Live 0xffffffffc03d7000
cfg80211 495616 2 rtlwifi,mac80211, Live 0xffffffffc0416000
coretemp 16384 0 - Live 0xffffffffc0409000
crct10dif_pclmul 16384 0 - Live 0xffffffffc03ff000
crc32_pclmul 16384 0 - Live 0xffffffffc0388000
crc32c_intel 20480 0 - Live 0xffffffffc03f4000
ghash_clmulni_intel 16384 0 - Live 0xffffffffc03a4000
iTCO_wdt 16384 0 - Live 0xffffffffc03e5000
ppdev 20480 0 - Live 0xffffffffc0396000
iTCO_vendor_support 16384 1 iTCO_wdt, Live 0xffffffffc03e0000
intel_cstate 16384 0 - Live 0xffffffffc03a9000
intel_uncore 86016 0 - Live 0xffffffffc03c1000
rfkill 24576 2 cfg80211, Live 0xffffffffc03ae000
serio_raw 16384 0 - Live 0xffffffffc039f000
joydev 24576 0 - Live 0xffffffffc03b6000
intel_rapl_perf 16384 0 - Live 0xffffffffc035b000
parport_pc 28672 0 - Live 0xffffffffc0380000
parport 40960 2 ppdev,parport_pc, Live 0xffffffffc0350000
i2c_i801 24576 0 - Live 0xffffffffc0343000
shpchp 32768 0 - Live 0xffffffffc038d000
ata_generic 16384 0 - Live 0xffffffffc034b000
mei_me 24576 0 - Live 0xffffffffc0361000
pata_acpi 16384 0 - Live 0xffffffffc032a000
lpc_ich 28672 0 - Live 0xffffffffc033b000
mei 81920 1 mei_me, Live 0xffffffffc036b000
raid10 45056 0 - Live 0xffffffffc032f000
raid456 122880 0 - Live 0xffffffffc030b000
async_raid6_recov 16384 1 raid456, Live 0xffffffffc019a000
async_pq 16384 2 raid456,async_raid6_recov, Live 0xffffffffc0306000
async_xor 16384 3 raid456,async_raid6_recov,async_pq, Live 0xffffffffc0301000
async_memcpy 16384 2 raid456,async_raid6_recov, Live 0xffffffffc02fc000
async_tx 16384 5 raid456,async_raid6_recov,async_pq,async_xor,async_memcpy, Live 0xffffffffc02f7000
raid1 36864 0 - Live 0xffffffffc02e9000
raid0 20480 0 - Live 0xffffffffc02e3000
multipath 16384 0 - Live 0xffffffffc017e000
linear 16384 0 - Live 0xffffffffc014c000
radeon 1236992 2 - Live 0xffffffffc01b4000
uas 20480 0 - Live 0xffffffffc0146000
usb_storage 65536 2 uas, Live 0xffffffffc019f000
ttm 77824 1 radeon, Live 0xffffffffc0186000
drm_kms_helper 131072 1 radeon, Live 0xffffffffc015d000
video 40960 0 - Live 0xffffffffc0152000
drm 311296 5 radeon,ttm,drm_kms_helper, Live 0xffffffffc00f9000
r8169 65536 0 - Live 0xffffffffc00e4000
mii 16384 1 r8169, Live 0xffffffffc00dd000
i2c_algo_bit 16384 1 radeon, Live 0xffffffffc00d6000

I'll post my modules in a sec after I boot into my system.




I'm going to boot intoa LiveDVD and pray it has sound support.


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I'm using a 4 channel USB2.0 hub but the following got me confused...

/sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices:T:  Bus=02 Lev=01 Prnt=01 Port=01 Cnt=02 Dev#= 45 Spd=480  MxCh= 4
/sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices:D: Ver= 2.00 Cls=09(hub ) Sub=00 Prot=01 MxPS=64 #Cfgs= 1
/sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices:P: Vendor=058f ProdID=6254 Rev= 1.00
/sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices:C:* #Ifs= 1 Cfg#= 1 Atr=e0 MxPwr=100mA
/sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices:I:* If#= 0 Alt= 0 #EPs= 1 Cls=09(hub ) Sub=00 Prot=00 Driver=hub
/sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices:E: Ad=81(I) Atr=03(Int.) MxPS= 1 Ivl=256ms


Does it mean my USB hub can only bring 100mA or it provides 100mA on each port?

I had it plugged in on a USB3.0 port.

Can I expect the

<the USB2.0 hub to draw USB3.0's 900mA ~ 1.5A

<or this is a pinout specifict thing? (usb3.0 is just usb2.0 with additional 5pins that brings the extra amps/data or no?)

<is it practically safe?

I can only use 2 HID on my USB hub. Both requiring only 100mA

<Is it bad for my USB3.0 port?


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>>fake news

>somehow it doesn't include Buzzfeed or anything from the Gawker network

yup, not biased at all


So while trying to use apt-get update in debian to install Virtual box I get this message:

The repository 'cdrom://[Debian GNU/Linux 9.3.0 _Stretch_ - Official amd64 DVD Binary-1 20171209-12:11] stretch Release' does not have a Release file.

Data from such a repository can't be authenticated and is therefore potentially dangerous to use.

See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.

You guys got any ideas on how to fix this?



Remove the cdrom entry in /etc/apt/sources.list

then :

apt update



Now it spits out this:

The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found.

Is the package apt-transport-https installed?

Failed to fetch https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/dists/stretch/InRelease

Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

I tried getting that pack but I can't cuz it needs a version of apt >= 1.5 and the one that comes with my version is 1.4.8. I can't find a 1.5 or greater anywhere except 1.6 which needs 1.5


I've set up an OpenVPN server and connected my iPhone to it, and I'm currently monitoring it's traffic with wireshark.

Despite the VPN, the iPhone still sends packets directly to Apple, usually when I unlock the phone, I assume for push messages.

Why is proprietary software so shady? Is there a way to prevent this?


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I don't know how to do this, but it's definitively possible. Possibly you'd have to implement it yourself.

But why do you want that? It sounds like a bad solution to whatever your problem is.



Are Lenovo Thinkpads okay or should I get an IBM one?


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you already know it son



>Is there a way to prevent this?

yes, buy an android phone and install a custom rom or just buy a dumb phone



They're fine.


Best Linux kernel for pirating, shitposting without the feds watching, and general tasks?





Try older versions of the driver. I had to downgrade the nvidia drivers on my windows box to 378.49 to get full support for custom resolutions back.






4s is top notch if used only for call/text. Assuming it isn't stolen The only way is through jewish itunes and do a factory reset. if it is stolen you are fucked and if it is reported the cops have your gps location or have triangulated an approximate location with cell towers.



never owned a modern lenovo but my t500 is fine. never owned an IBM either but i did get to borrow a t60 from a colleage for a few weeks. I'm pretty sure the last thinkpad to come from IBM in america was the t20/t21 and after that all where made in china by lenovo, despite being branded as IBM for a few gens.




those t2x series can still survive in this era. they're robust and well-built although the specs are the only problem if compared on today's models.

the chinkpads/dankpads t6x++ still used the same schematics and materials as IBM until they slowly ditched it off for being expensive and replaced with cheap-chink shit although those materials would still kick current-era ABS plastic laptops. (old laptops have at least carbon/magnesium/titanium internal brushing and a good fucking amount of anti-static/emf shield).

then came the thin meme only it all for us.



* only to ruin it all for us.

don't eat my post NSA




You should install all the required drivers. I would suggest arch as it is the easiest to have it all work.

I don't use proprietary nshit or amdshit though I've noticed that time when I forgot to install libva and mesa I can never get xrandr to work properly and thought my monitor broke. I removed vesa (it seems to be another culprit)

If you haven't, just try installing:



nvidia's opencl and dkms

>user@computer ~ $ xrandr --newmode "640x480_120.00" 52.50 640 680 744 848 480 483 487 518 -hsync +vsync

>user@computer ~ $ xrandr --addmode DVI-I-0 640x480_120.00

Remove the _120.00 on both newmode and addmode. Just name it as "640x480"

xrandr --newmode "1280x1024" 138.75 1280 1368 1504 1728 1024 1027 1034 1072 -hsync +vsync

xrandr --addmode VGA1 "1280x1024"

this is my xrandr setup.

I'd suggest to do another cvt if you had xf86 vesa installed before as it brings different and wrong results plus it won't add any mode (it would tell me it's VGA-1 with dash and it will never show the real refresh rate telling me it broke).



/subnet the entire apple IPs although you should use dig(tool) to see if the dns finds another different but the same botnet domain.

Proprietary operating systems do this shit, don't be surprised. Just use the router's built in firewall.



Heat related. Look for compromised parts in the engine and replace.


What is the best container encryption software for Linux? Veracrypt needs admin privileges so it's not my cup of coffee.



dm-crypt? Not sure exactly what you are looking for. There is also tomb[1] which is pretty neat.


This is a really dumb question but why is there two of the same file for a number of files under /etc. For example there is both /etc/group and /etc/group-.


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I don't have a question. I am angry.

>find nice image

>check the image ratio

>one fucking pixel off of 7:5

>huge ugly ratio otherwise

>can't just crop it because the missing pixel is off the edge of the image



If I understand you correctly, you could just pad the image with one line/row of black pixels to soothe your autism.


Does anyone have a magnet link or trustworthy site to download a UNCRACKED win7 pro iso from?

I have a product code but M$ aint letting me download it from their site since it's "preinstalled software"




... this won't give my computer a viroos, right anon?



Its a back up from MSDN. The checksum should match the official one.

I have used their embedded 7 iso before and it seemed fine. Obviously judge it yourself but it seems more trustworthy then some random torrent.




File: Win7_Ult_SP1_English_x64.iso

Size: 3320903680

CRC-32: 992b8fcd

MD4: 9e574eda8757152d13fcd4af92caf337

MD5: c9f7ecb768acb82daacf5030e14b271e

SHA-1: 36ae90defbad9d9539e649b193ae573b77a71c83


If my router is a piece of shit without NAT loopback, is there a way that I can route traffic meant for an "external" IP address back toward a local IP address without using the hosts file? This works fine for my desktop, but it would be nice if I didn't have to change my hosts file every time I left the house just so I can send screenshots to my server.





You can download the official ISOs here, or verify whatever you downloaded with the listed hashsums. This is a mirror of the content originally hosted by digital river. (The official host for the Win7 ISOs.)


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I put it on a USB using MultiWriter.

In my BIOS for "select temporary boot device", it's listed, but selecting it just brings up a black screen for half a second and sends me back to the screen

What do?


Anyone know how the fuck to disable gnome keyring in Solus? I just want to access my servers through keeagent.



Yes. Don't use (((GNOME)))



But then the image has one line of black pixels.

I ended up adding a thin white border to it. In retrospect I could have added a transparent line of pixels to fix it.


File: af42d9e3ce91c96⋯.png (3 KB, 548x34, 274:17, Screenshot.png)

happens in wget but pic is from gwget, what do?



it just started doing this out of no where...


File: a8bf5a6c57bd39d⋯.png (48.88 KB, 438x304, 219:152, its_here.png)

its in the dir, not sure why it started giving error, it worked fine befor


Considering Firefox uses 2-4GB RAM idling, what's a good alternative?

Flood warning pls go



id help you but i guess my 3 posts are flooding...sorry i gotta go i guess



fine ill answer your bait/shit question that has prolly been asked over 10,000 times on here... use google retard and thats funny cause i got 2 windows open of FF and my ram is at 1.7 and thats only cause i teaked about:config to fully buffer videos so ive got 1h45m30s of music smashed into my ram so it sounds like your doing some heavy shit while idle....



I posted a duplicate question in the other thread so of course I'd get a flood warning. Of course, you didn't have an answer anyway.


>Using Google spyware

Good goy.



i did 4 posts on tech and they are all above you. i just got here retard, where i asked my question...for the first time and

>i did answer the question

ask google, there you can decide for your self what to use with all the facts there

>i guess you dont know how to block google spyware



PaleMoon or Basilisk



what no asshole comeback? i expect more than just that on 8ch



>Not understanding how floods work on this site

Fuck off newfag.

>Ask Google

Why would I trust Google, when there is supposed to be experts here?


Thanks friendo



thats the fuck dickhead spirit i was looking for!

>your the one asking a newfag question

if you have spent more than 1 month on here you could find the answer to your question that has been asked over 10,000 times here



ops, i directed that to myself, thats for you faggot



Unfortunately I have to until Budgie 11 is out. The GNOME parts are easily the worst parts.


so i guess there is something wrong with my ca.cert cause aria2&wget wont work and gives error above i did an update for the cert and it said it was up todate with no issues found...


I recently got a letter from my ISP for torrenting. Can anyone recommend a good seedbox or VPS service to use?


thanks for nothing tech! i solved my issue with my ca-cert


What OS should I use?

I currently have a machine running windows, I would like to use it for the same things. I don't want to customize, just something that runs.



Ubuntu is fine.

There are also Ubuntu variants like Kubuntu and Ubuntu MATE that have a different desktop. You can install any variant's desktop on any other variant alongside whatever desktops it already has, though, so your choice now won't lock you out of that.

If you install it as a dual boot you don't need to immediately purge Windows. You get to pick which one to boot when you start your computer.


What's an easy remember ip address that is an alternative to which is not hosted by the botnet? Note that I need an ipv4 address.






>what were you torrenting?


What's the less gay way of programming a chink NodeMCU clone?




opennic and a note



Screw you, I guess I'll use this tool here, https://github.com/igrr/esptool-ck



Some time ago I saw a project for a decentralized imageboard, it was named kekchan, if I remember correctly. Does anyone know what happened with it?



Not sure what I got me the copywrite compliant, but I've been torrenting and seeding 24/7 for about 2 years. no VPN, just raw dogging it


i wanna try to do an install of gentoo, is there a way to do that in vm with crypt and turn the V image to iso to put on main drive? (if so) would it take up the whole drive or just how big the install was?(if so) how hard would this be?



anyone know how to fix this?

sudo inxi --recommends

[sudo] password for nullme:

inxi will now begin checking for the programs it needs to operate. First a

check of the main languages and tools inxi uses. Python is only for

debugging data uploads unless Perl is missing.


Bash version: 4.4.12(1)-release

Gawk version: 4.2.0,

Sed version: 4.4

Sudo version: 1.8.22

Python version: 3.6.4 (legacy, no longer used)

Perl version: v5.26.1


Test One: Required System Directories (Linux Only).

If one of these system directories is missing, inxi cannot operate:

/proc.................................................... Present

/sys..................................................... Present

All the directories are present.


Test Two: Required Core Applications.

If one of these applications is missing, inxi cannot operate:

df (info: partition data)................................ /usr/bin/df

gawk (info: core tool)................................... /usr/bin/gawk

grep (info: string search)............................... /usr/bin/grep

perl (info: debugger uploader; debugger /sys traverse)... /usr/bin/perl

lspci (info: hardware data).............................. /usr/bin/lspci

ps (info: process data).................................. /usr/bin/ps

readlink................................................. /usr/bin/readlink

sed (info: string replace)............................... /usr/bin/sed

tr (info: character replace)............................. /usr/bin/tr

uname (info: kernel data)................................ /usr/bin/uname

wc (info: word character count).......................... /usr/bin/wc

All the applications are present.


Test Three: Script Recommends for Graphics Features.

NOTE: If you do not use X these do not matter (like a headless server).

Otherwise, if one of these applications is missing, inxi will have

incomplete output:

glxinfo (info: -G glx info).............................. /usr/bin/glxinfo

xdpyinfo (info: -G multi screen resolution).............. Missing

xprop (info: -S desktop data)............................ Missing

xrandr (info: -G single screen resolution)............... Missing

The following applications are missing from your system:

Application: xdpyinfo

To add to your system, install the proper distribution package for your


Debian/Ubuntu: X11-utils :: Arch Linux: xorg-xdpyinfo ::

Redhat/Fedora/Suse: xorg-x11-utils

Application: xprop

To add to your system, install the proper distribution package for your


Debian/Ubuntu: X11-utils :: Arch Linux: xorg-xprop ::

Redhat/Fedora/Suse: x11-utils

Application: xrandr

To add to your system, install the proper distribution package for your


Debian/Ubuntu: x11-xserver-utils :: Arch Linux: xrandr ::

Redhat/Fedora/Suse: x11-server-utils



Test Four: Script Recommends for Remaining Features.

If one of these applications is missing, inxi will have incomplete output:

dig (info: -i wlan IP (Default))......................... Missing

dmidecode (info: -M if no sys machine data; -m memory)... /usr/bin/dmidecode

file (info: -o unmounted file system).................... /usr/bin/file

hciconfig (info: -n -i bluetooth data-dev only-not used). Missing

hddtemp (info: -Dx show hdd temp)........................ /usr/bin/hddtemp

ifconfig (info: -i ip lan-deprecated).................... Missing

ip (info: -i ip lan)..................................... /usr/bin/ip

sensors (info: -s sensors output)........................ /usr/bin/sensors

strings (info: -I sysvinit version)...................... /usr/bin/strings

lsusb (info: -A usb audio;-N usb networking)............. /usr/bin/lsusb

modinfo (info: -Ax,-Nx module version)................... /usr/bin/modinfo

runlevel (info: -I runlevel)............................. /usr/bin/runlevel

sudo (info: -Dx hddtemp-user;-o file-user)............... /usr/bin/sudo

tree (info: -@1[1-5] debugger sys tree).................. Missing

uptime (info: -I uptime (check which package owns Debian)) /usr/bin/uptime

The following applications are missing from your system:

Application: dig

To add to your system, install the proper distribution package for your


Debian/Ubuntu: dnsutils :: Arch Linux: dnsutils ::

Redhat/Fedora/Suse: bind-utils

Application: hciconfig

To add to your system, install the proper distribution package for your


Debian/Ubuntu: bluez :: Arch Linux: bluez-utils ::

Redhat/Fedora/Suse: bluez-utils

Application: ifconfig

To add to your system, install the proper distribution package for your


Debian/Ubuntu: net-tools :: Arch Linux: net-tools ::

Redhat/Fedora/Suse: net-tools

Application: tree

To add to your system, install the proper distribution package for your


Debian/Ubuntu: tree :: Arch Linux: tree :: Redhat/Fedora/Suse: tree


Test Five: Script Recommends for Remaining Features.

One of these downloaders needed for options -i/-w/-W (-U/-! [11-15], if


curl (info: -i wan ip;-w/-W;-U/-! [11-15] [Default|OR]).. /usr/bin/curl

wget (info: -i wan ip;-w/-W;-U/-! [11-15] [OR]).......... /usr/bin/wget

perl (info: -i wan ip;-w/-W;-U/-! [11-15] [Module HTTP::Tiny]) /usr/bin/perl

All the applications are present.


Test Six: System Directories for Various Information.

(Unless otherwise noted, these are for GNU/Linux systems)

If one of these directories is missing, inxi may have incomplete output:

/sys/class/dmi/id (info: -M system, motherboard, bios)... Present

/dev (info: -l,-u,-o,-p,-P,-D disk partition data)....... Present

/dev/disk/by-label (info: -l,-o,-p,-P partition labels).. Missing

/dev/disk/by-uuid (info: -u,-o,-p,-P partition uuid)..... Present

The following directories are missing from your system:

Directory: /dev/disk/by-label


Test Seven: System Files for Various Information.

(Unless otherwise noted, these are for GNU/Linux systems)

If one of these files is missing, inxi may have incomplete output:

/proc/asound/cards (info: -A sound card data)............ Present

/proc/asound/version (info: -A ALSA data)................ Present

/proc/cpuinfo (info: -C cpu data)........................ Present

/etc/lsb-release (info: -S distro version data [deprecated]) Present

/proc/mdstat (info: -R mdraid data)...................... Missing

/proc/meminfo (info: -I memory data)..................... Present

/etc/os-release (info: -S distro version data)........... Present

/proc/partitions (info: -p,-P partitions data)........... Present

/proc/modules (info: -G module data)..................... Present

/proc/mounts (info: -P,-p partition advanced data)....... Present

/var/run/dmesg.boot (info: -D,-d disk data [BSD only])... Missing

/proc/scsi/scsi (info: -D Advanced hard disk data [used rarely]) Present

/var/log/Xorg.0.log (info: -G graphics driver load status) Present

The following files are missing from your system:

File: /proc/mdstat

File: /var/run/dmesg.boot


All tests completed.



>I need an email provider without size-limit for attachments.

>The only thing I care is being able to receive big files, not send them.

The limit on attachments is usually set by the provider sending the email. I've never had attachment restrictions on emails received, but if there is and the sending/receiving providers have different attachment restrictions, you're likely going to be bottlenecked by the provider with the greater restrictions. Depending on the file size and number of the files you want to send, you or the person sending the files are better off uploading the files to a dedicated file sharing site and sending a link.


I am pretty experienced with Linux through my classes at college but haven't made the switch for it to be my daily driver. Should I jump into something more complicated or go for a more simple windows user friendly operating system.



Start simple, learn it well, then you can move to more advanced distro



If it's for a desktop machine feel free to start with something more complicated. You might run into some issues if you are doing it on a laptop and you don't know what to expect.



Install the packages it tells you to install.

If you don't know enough to figure that out, why exactly are you running inxi?


Is there a good Gentoo based OS for beginners. My Xubuntu setup is super comfy, but I'd like to see how Gentoo is. I don't want to dive right into Gentoo, but rather soak in it before I do a full swim.



Honestly, just go straight to Gentoo. You might want to do some research before hand on what kind of system you would like to setup and what software you want to run.

Since you probably haven't gone down the rabbit hole, any environment you would like has a wiki entry for installing it.


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>click on twitter page link

>ends up opening up 8ch/v image


should i be concerned?

the tab has a history back to /v/, and browser is waterfox, if it matters



I have a vague understanding of how Snapshots work in VirtualBox, changes made to the disk are kept elsewhere while the original, base disk remains the same. But what happens when you have multiple virtual hard disks attached to a machine? Say 3, making 4 virtual disks in total including where the VM OS resides. Are changes made to the added virtual disks also kept?


am i getting fucking tricked or does madokami not have an ftp port, i scanned the domain with nmap


File: 95ba3caa30865f8⋯.gif (54.82 KB, 500x447, 500:447, crystalpepsi.gif)

Im on a college campus. I want to download a show from a private tracker I'm on. I am 100% sure I won't receive a DMCA strike, but I am concerned that any torrent traffic could get me in trouble. I don't know. Would they only find out if they got a DMCA strike/one sent to me?



this is trivial to test, isn't it?



It depends on the campus, but for the most part they monitor that shit pretty well. I used to do sys admin work for a big university Unlike you, big schools have money so media companies will actually go after them for DMCA strikes instead of ignore it. Even ignoring DMCA your university probably has some internal procedure for torrenting, they might shut down your internet access.

tldr; Just go to a coffee shop and torrent shit there



couldn't he just use a vpn, or would they question it?



They might look into it if the notice the spike in traffic. Depends on how competent their network department is.


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How do you deal with Robot calls?

I looked up some article and downloaded an app for it and was going to install it, but then i read the privacy policy and it's shamelessly selling my personal data.



>downloaded an app for it and was going to install it, but then i read the privacy policy and it's shamelessly selling my personal data.

don't download any apps you don't really need, but what are robot calls specifically?

is it an app that looks at the caller number and discards it automatically if it's from a callcenter?



I'm looking for something that allows me to both fold text and hyperlink (both to websites and other files in my pc), any suggestions?



>How do you deal with Robot calls?

"priority only" — ignore calls except from contacts


I'm going to be formating my computer and re-installing win7. I currently use spybot and avira. Should I be using something else? I don't know what the "in" thing is for antivirus protection these days. Spybot has saved my ass a few times. Avira seems kind of worthless though. But I don't know if I should be using something else.

I do NOT want to use windows defender. That shit does not work.


File: 8d922272dbc1d37⋯.jpg (125.62 KB, 1280x720, 16:9, 8d922272dbc1d371d43dd822c6….jpg)

>booting from a 2TiB+ drive

>/sys/firmware/efi doesn't exist



You need to make an EFI partition 100MB should do.



But I have a 500mib efi partition with grub installed, there is no additional bios_grub partition on my drive.

How the fug am I still booting successfully?

All the other distros I tried to install shot themselves either at refusing to mount /boot or putting a legacy_boot flag on the ESP prior to installing grub.

My shitty 2011 Gigabyte motherboard refuses to boot live USBs in EFI modounless they've been DD'ed with Rufus, UNetbootin a shit and native Linux dd formatting always results in MBR-style live bootan.

Is SUSE Image writer any good?





They're automated calls that look for a live number and once someone picks up, it gets other numbers to call.


The problem is i'm expecting calls from jobs, (and unfortunately none have been from them).


File: db8ec6cb4e34b32⋯.jpg (94.19 KB, 680x964, 170:241, pantsu box.jpg)

>edit my PS1 in .bashrc

>keeps scrambling up my commands when scrolling upwards

What am I doing wrong

 PS1='${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\e[33m[\T\]\]]\e[39m\u@\h:\w\]\$ ' 

Pic unrelated


What is Dependency Resolution?



be more specific


Redpill me on Ricochet IM

Is it trustworthy or a botnet?



Term could be interpreting that null string badly. Test it on XTerm (works on my machine)



Same thing. I'm using urxvt, if that helps.



werks on xterm, but doesn't work too well on other terminal emulators although on terminator it was more of a unicode/font thing


File: b82605e9a026093⋯.png (681.84 KB, 1000x552, 125:69, ClipboardImage.png)

Recently I had a problem while torrenting. While downloading some movies overnight while I was asleep my OpenVPN connection went out, this caused Transmission to stay open while I was bare IP and got a notice from my ISP again.

Can someone tell me how to get Transmission to close automatically if I don't have a active VPN connection? I'm on Linux Mint 18.3.



write a script to check if you're connected to a VPN and pkill transmission.



write a script that periodically runs in the background and checks if your vpn tunnel exists, if not then killall transmission.



you get the idea.



we think alike.



>The problem is i'm expecting calls from jobs, (and unfortunately none have been from them).

I usually tell them in advance that I prefer being contacted over email (and don't even specify my phone number in resumes, etc) and if they don't understand, that's their problem.


File: b0ac56f6f284961⋯.png (34.93 KB, 1024x741, 1024:741, git.png)

Is it possible?

OKay, so I have a ton of music (I use soulseek a lot). My collection is expanding everyday and I'd like to keep track of when I added something for the first time, and its subsequent positions.

I don't want a HUGE git repo, I don't even want a backup. I just want a log of my files.

Is it possible?

Okay OP here, I'm doing this

>add file names to .txt file

>add .txt file to git

>write a cron task to monitor the folder and update file + reupload to git if anything gets added

The git repo is initialized in /home/user/folder.

I want the directory with the text list to be hidden, so it's named .list and I set up a cronjob to run the following script every 5 minutes.

cd /home/user/folder/ && tree -faRn -o /home/user/folder/.list/1
cd /home/user/folder/ && tree -faRhupsDn --du -o /home/user/folder/.list/2
git -C /home/user/folder add .list
git -C /home/user/folder commit -m $a

It's also monitoring the .git folder (!) and this means that it's committing everytime the script runs. Should I add .git to a gitignore? Why is it watching the .git folder anyway? is it because my directory is named .list? Do I need to double quote it? .list isn't a git repo.





Is there a torrent program that does this automatically?


Is there way how to increase lag/latency in videogames?


File: ce5f9cbb264b377⋯.png (3.52 KB, 329x290, 329:290, laggy browser.png)


is this just a slow browser or something



Don't be that guy.



>click link

>get redirected me to a completely different page

Yes you should be concerned, unless you like getting link-raped by your browser. Show him who's boss and wipe him of the face of your disk.




>that's a GPT you got there

How would you infer that? You do realize you can install almost every OS to a logical drive on an extended partition, and thus install literally dozens of OSes with MBR partitioning? DOS needs to be on a primary, but Windows since 95 needs a primary only fo for the bootloader (be it io.sys, ntldr, bootmgr, whatever) while the OS itself can reside on a logical drive. All Linux bootloaders (LILO, GRUB1/2, SYSLINUX etc.) can reside on a logical drive to begin with. You could install a shitton of OSes including DOS, many versions of Windows and a random number of Linuces all on one physical disk with as much as just one single primary partition.



Apparently your Linux bootloader was on that Windows partition (at least the second stage one which isn't in the MBR). Dunno about your current (or exact former) partition setup, but you need to install one main bootloader which will either directly load kernels of installed OSes or chainload VBRs (volume boot records) of the partitions they were installed to (assuming they have bootloaders of their own installed there which will then load the respective kernel). If your new bootloader installation does not recognize all installed operating systems, you will need to add entries manually.

You need to learn about partition tables and bootloaders so these things stop being "magic that just werks somehow until it stops werking" to you and you are able to set them up manually as you like as well as fix them if they break.


File: 30e4366c140597d⋯.png (40.31 KB, 932x336, 233:84, untitled.PNG)

Pictured are the defaults of an old Windows software firewal program. Are these actually sane defaults? Specifically, does it make sense to allow svchost.exe to talk to literally anything on the internet (given that it may be acting on behalf of any random service present on the system, including third-party ones)?



I found today's HR drones actively dodging establishing email contact even after a phone conversation or two, and I'd doubt most of them would ever bother with a resume with no phone number to call. Dunno what their motives are, whether it's avoiding to disclose their email addresses to avoid spam or abuse unless they have confirmed that the candidate is at least 70% employable or somesuch, or if it's something else.


File: d65d5685a527026⋯.png (7.64 KB, 578x112, 289:56, snip.png)

Do I need both of these Realtek HD Audio processes/which do I not need?



you don't need wangblows



Why do many recommend Professional instead of Ultimate? Is there anything to avoid about the latter?



blyat bloat


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File: 6796c69c179bb8e⋯.jpg (671.27 KB, 2048x1350, 1024:675, 2.jpg)

I just put in a new HDD. What's this?



Read the name of the fucking window, you mongoloid.







But which one should I press?



What are examples of such undesirable and unnecessary bloat which is present in ultimate but not pro?



What are you even trying to do? If the new HDD is empty, you will obviously need to install an OS. This means booting an install CD/DVD or a USB flash drive (none is present in the boot device menu you showed, if you connected one you might want to go into BIOS setup and look for it to enable it).


Is there a 'pidof -x' equivalent on OpenBSD?


Is there a way to monitor the HECI/MEI interface which is used for "official" communication between the operating system and the Management Engine? Can the data that is transfered between the OS and the ME be captured?


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Is google starting to sabotage services such as searx and startpage?



they can go fuck themselves, I am not interested in these kinds of contacts. there's usually a shit job behind them anyway.



use packet filter to prevent connections to any other addresses.


Why does 8ch keep a HTTPS connection open and is transmitting data to and from the browser even if all auto-update options are turned off? Without those, the pages should be perfectly static.



The problem is I don't know what the things on the screen will do when clicked. I have no idea what any of them mean.



Are you a grandma? You seriously don't know what a boot device menu is? Those are potential boot devices on your system, an optical drive, a hard disk, and a boot ROM-equipped network card. The computer will attempt to boot from the device you select. If you want to install an operating system onto a blank hard disk, you need to select the first option (provided there's an OS install CD/DVD inserted). If you need assistance with that, maybe you would be better served if you seek out real life help rather than asking here.


Will changing the security settings on Tor (the Security Level adjuster with 3 levels, Standart, Safer and Safest) make me more fingerprintable? Is leaving the fucking Javascript on is a better option?



Apparently turning off XHR for 8ch.net in umatrix cuts the bullshit data transfers (the connection is encrypted, so the data transferred cannot be viewed - HTTPS is a double-edged sword as in a third party can't view the transferred data, but neither can the user), but then posting doesn't work either, with an empty message box with nothing but a close X and OK buttons.



Leaving either JavaScript or CSS enabled will make your browser vulnerable.



No. Surprisingly searx's image results have actually been doing a lot better. Previously, only a couple of them would load on the page.


The user can view the data being sent. You just have to do it from within your browser.


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Bitlock and support for more than one language (as in you can swap at any time)


they probably lowered the amount of times Searx can request them search results


> to both fold text and hyperlink

u wat



Weird, are you sure it's working fine? What should I do to fix it?


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My nginx server isn't serving php files properly. I'm pretty sure I have everything required for php to work, but when I open any php files, it serves them as a download. Embedded php doesn't work either.

Server configuration:

server {
listen 80;
listen [::]:80 default_server ipv6only=on;

error_page 404 = /usr/share/nginx/html/.404.html;
root /var/www/html;
index index.html index.htm index.nginx-debian.html index.php;
server_name localhost;
location / {
try_files $uri $uri/ =404;
location ~ \.php$ {
include snippets/fastcgi-php.conf;

# With php-fpm (or other unix sockets):
fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/php/php7.0-fpm.sock;
# With php-cgi (or other tcp sockets):

# deny access to .htaccess files, if Apache's document root
# concurs with nginx's one
location ~ /\.ht {
deny all;

wat do?



Here's what my nginx instance uses. Well used since I don't use php anymore. I think it worked though

    location ~ \.php$ {
try_files $uri =404;
fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/php5-fpm.sock;
fastcgi_index index.php;
fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME /var/www/example.com/html/www$fastcgi_script_name;
include fastcgi_params;


Is is true that a unique about:config allows for easier fingerprinting? I read differing opinions online.



It depends on what values you change.


Is there a panel made for just tabbing Windows? I use Openbox so I have no need for a menu on the panel


How do I get wifi working on the livecd Gentoo install?



>kike mods deleted my post

it's not stolen, I gave it to my brother and his stupidass changed the password, gave it back to me and then forgot the password. Before I also forgot the password I found out he is a faggot because he forgot his facebook login information was saved by safari, so I found out that my brother is a faggot. I screencapped all his faggot conversations with other fags as proof but I forgot the fucking password. I think he may have been brainwashed by a faggot english teacher in highschool and that's why I need to get those screencaps back because there's one conversation with the teacher, apparently they still fuck each other, where they mention some flipping point in highschool where he was turned out


File: da6ad36cd2dc201⋯.png (1.46 MB, 1920x1080, 16:9, mpv-shot0026.png)


u mad?



>muh mad

>epic anime image

epic meme


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That comeback just confirmed that my analysis was indeed correct.



So how do you view what the 8ch botnet is transmitting over the persistent connection it insists on maintaining?



Not really, default settings already allow for a unique finherprint, it does not get better than that. It might "look strange" though. The most important setting is setting javascript.enabled to false. Then just do what the tor browser does.


Is there any reason NOT to use

git reset --hard

if you want to get rid of any changes in your repo?


What are some websites where I can follow latest tech news, CVEs and similar content?



what's wrong with the official site?


or do you want a one size fits all site?


Fucking nigger Steam, just wanted to download the Linux versions of some games then remove it. I installed steam-manjaro from the Manjaro repos and the fucking thing changed my system font, now I can't seem to find my old one. I'm pretty sure it was the default so is there any way to revert the font alone? Alternatively can anyone on Manjaro check their default system font?


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What exactly is the "-0" after "2.0"? What's "dfsg1-2"?



-X usually indicates how many commits happened since the last version. You can use "git describe <branch> --tags" to attain this number which makes it easy to script as part of your build. Sometimes instead of the number of commits a commit hash is appended (8chan used to do this).


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Is there a way to submit a huge amount of links to archive.is automatically? For example if I want to save pages of a forum that is about to be shut down. Some threads have 30 pages. I have my ways of extracting those links, and I know how to save them with archive.org.

Well it works like this:


I just put the url I want to save behind /save/ like this: https://web.archive.org/save/https://8ch.net/tech/res/733048.html and once I click that link it automatically saves it. But that only works for archive.org, archive.is does, as far as I know, not have url save option like that. I am currently using .org to save these links, but I would prefer .is for my links because from what I heard .org deletes links if they don't like them.


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Don't know anything about operating systems, what should I use, windows 8 or 10?



install gentoo



You should use SolusOS



Use systemrescuecd, boot into gui

if you're a real pleb like me






Why not just script it?



Here's a fish script:

#!/usr/bin/env fish
curl 'https://archive.fo/submit/' -H 'Host: archive.fo' -H 'User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:58.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/58.0' --data-urlencode (echo -n submitid=(curl 'https://archive.fo/' -H 'Host: archive.fo' -H 'User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:58.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/58.0' 2>/dev/null | grep -o 'submitid.*' | cut -d '"' -f 3)) --data-urlencode "url=$argv" 2>/dev/null | cut -d '"' -f 2 | grep --color=never http
Call it with ./archive "url_here". It will take a few seconds and then output a url eg. https://archive.fo/XXXXX. If you really need it as a bash script, you can fix it by changing $argv to $1 and add a $ in front of the command substitutions.



Install GNU/Linux. Any distro is better than Windows, so take a look at Linux Mint MATE, Xubuntu, Ubuntu MATE or Manjaro.



Is there a special reason why you use 'User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:58.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/58.0' as the user agent?



Just change your system font under settings / appearance. Your browser might still use your original font, so check fonts/language/appearance in your browser.



It wasn't serving the website without having a useragent so I just went with my current one.


Overchan fork from fdroid shoot me a 400 error everytime I try and make a post.




try out dashchan.


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Hey gentoomen, I want to make an email account but don't want it to be (((gmail))), (((yahoo))), or Outlook (which I'm fairly certain will give the US government anything asked of it). I honestly don't even have anything illegal or anti-government I'm trying to hide, its just (non-degenerate) private information I don't want to potentially be defamed with some day. I'd prefer it be free, but paid is OK too. Thanks frens.






I've got to say Anon, I was pleasantly surprised when I typed in that link and it wasn't a compilation of dick pics. Thanks man, this looks like exactly what I wanted.


cat /var/lib/portage/world shows me all the packages installed on Gentoo, I've always wondered how to do the same on a *BSD (with cat that is).



>shows me all the packages installed on Gentoo

Wrong. It shows packages you explicitly installed. qlist -I will do what you wanted.



On which BSD? Not sure why you explicitly want to use cat, on openbsd 'pkg_info -mq' shows the same info as /var/lib/portage/world. 'pkg_info -q' shows the same thing 'qlist -I'.



>Wrong. It shows packages you explicitly installed.

Right. I meant to include that distinction in my post but it escaped me.


Yeah I knew about that, but I just was wondering if there was someway to do it with cat. Thanks anyways.


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Hey anons, I have a problem with certain games on my pc. they get stuck although it sometimes the sound still plays but image get pixelated (pics related). This doesn't happen to all games but a few from what i can tell

> bioshock infinite, yooka laylee, skyrim special edition, dead island definite edition

are ones that has this issue but others like fallout new vegas don't

i5 7500, GTX 1050 2gbs, 8gb ram, win10

Tried already to update drivers twice and lower graphics of games without success.



>*tips fedora*

>epic anime meme

epic meme



try win7 and older drivers


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>*kotoha tips fedora*



I think I used to get an issue like this and it was due to bad RAM. Also note that this was on GNU/Linux.


Anyone here who knows of a good web GUI for QEMU/KVM?

I want to run some graphical VMs which I want to control via a web interface.



Your GPU is fried. It's either bad ram, bad thermal paste/thermal pads or both.



I actually wanted to use win7 however it seems the i5 i have is not compatible with it it



This seems like a possible cause. Thanks anons, I'll check with the store as the parts are fairly new


How do I block a specific board on here in my host file? https://8ch.net/pol/*.html http://8ch.net/pol/*.html

doesn't work






You don't add "http(s)" or ".html" to hosts. Simply "8ch.net" will do.


I've had an OpenVPN server running on my network for months now without issue. However since this morning I can't connect to it at all. This is the message I get while trying to connect:

Mon Feb 19 09:59:22 2018 VERIFY OK: depth=1, CN=ChangeMe
Mon Feb 19 09:59:22 2018 Validating certificate key usage
Mon Feb 19 09:59:22 2018 ++ Certificate has key usage 00a0, expects 00a0
Mon Feb 19 09:59:22 2018 VERIFY KU OK
Mon Feb 19 09:59:22 2018 Validating certificate extended key usage
Mon Feb 19 09:59:22 2018 ++ Certificate has EKU (str) TLS Web Server Authentication, expects TLS Web Server Authentication
Mon Feb 19 09:59:22 2018 VERIFY EKU OK
Mon Feb 19 09:59:22 2018 VERIFY OK: depth=0, CN=server

It was working yesterday and as far as I know nothing changed.



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