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/t/ - Technology Codexx Board owner 04/25/2020 (Sat) 07:10:33 No. 2 [Reply]
Welcome to /tech/ - ∞chan's technology board. Please check the rules before you post: https://8chan.moe/rules.js?boardUri=t Looking for hardware or software recommendations? Check out the InstallGentoo Wiki: https://wiki.installgentoo.com/ /tech/ is for the discussion of technology and related topics. /tech/ is NOT your personal tech support team or personal consumer review site. We have stickies for that. Keep those kinds of posts in there. For tech support, software recommendations, and other questions that don't warrant their own thread, please use the '/tech/ Questions and Support' sticky. For consumer advice, please use the consumer advice sticky located below. For tech support/issues with computers: https://startpage.com/ or https://ixquick.com (i.e., fucking Google it) https://stackexchange.com/

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/t/ech Questions and Support Anonymous 04/25/2020 (Sat) 07:16:43 No. 3 [Reply] [Last]
Bring all your hardware, software and other troubles here.
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>>5814 Is it in your butt?

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Consumer Advice Anonymous 04/25/2020 (Sat) 07:18:24 No. 4 [Reply] [Last]
Looking to buy something but aren't sure what to get? Ask here.
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>>5739 >1080p can be handled by whatever the lowest end of the current generation stack is Oh wow, you're right. Was a stupid question, I guess. Thanks. I knew there was a shortage pricing, but the 3060 is at double the MSRP where I live. Not a prudent time. 1050 must chug on.

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lightwieght linux for old processor Anonymous 06/06/2021 (Sun) 04:55:17 No. 4355 [Reply]
Really glad to see this board taking off. I want a linux distro that I can rice for my x41 tablet thinkpad. It's a pentium m, 2 gigs of ram, 1024x768 screen. I've heard some suggestions >void linux >puppy linux >debian I'm a linux noob so I don't know what I'm doing, but I'd like to learn. as far as usage I want to shitpost and maybe doodle some. I've heard some say that my browser is more important than distro as far as snappiness goes. What browser would you suggest that still has 32 bit support.
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>>4702 >>4703 How is refusing to use "lefty-made" open source software for all eternity going to rob you of your rights? You know exactly what they are doing with it (because it's open source) and therefore you can just stop using it or fork it if and when they start obstructing your rights. Also, if you think the political right doesn't obstruct anyone's rights, I'm sorry to say it but you are delusional. For most of history they have been forcing their religion and views on marriage down everyone's throats. It's only recently that the left has taken their place.
>>4880 >i know a word with the power to make all black people lose their sanity and become raging barbarians black people >>4916 >For most of history they have been forcing their religion and views on marriage down everyone's throats. found the faggot
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>>4577 >I'd have recommended antiX gnu/linux but their website now says "proudly anti-fascist"

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Anonymous 10/10/2021 (Sun) 02:38:51 No. 5657 [Reply]
can anyone give me a cock.li invite
Are you in favor of men marrying little girls?
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what I get exchange?

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The 08chan and Zeronet Problem Anonymous 03/15/2021 (Mon) 19:36:10 No. 2951 [Reply]
An idea sort of came together toward the problems of zeronet moderation and a possible solution for another go at something similar. What about crypto wallets? I think using XMR or similarly private coin wallet address as your identifier instead of how you pretty much gave up your privacy to be tracked on 08chan as an initial identifier to track trash glowniggers and commies posting CP and other such trash to ruin it for everyone else. You'd still be tracked but only to the point of your wallet. I'm sure someone a bit more OpSec fresh than me could come up with an infographic to set that up securely even.
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>>4068 you can just use this css and your in """"text"""" mode until you expand the thumbnails img { border: 10px solid #ddd; padding: 10px; width: 0px; } the only problem with zeronet is it was written by a complete moron, and in fucking python too, its like it was designed to be slow on purpose if it was written in c and implemented seed layering or optimization ie. get the closest fucking seed next to you and not some fucking randy in thailand or with the highest latency or layer them into a stream torrent style etc.., then maybe it would be more usable
>>4076 >the only problem with zeronet is it was written by a complete moron, and in fucking python too I remember someone tried to reimplement ZeroNet in Golang. I don't know how far he went on it. It shouldn't be that hard to make alternate clients in different languages though.
>>2951 >zeronet moderation that's not even the biggest issue, it's how people can just upload viral loads to existing images

Anonymous 10/15/2021 (Fri) 06:36:16 No. 5751 [Reply]
In the market for a new laptop. Privacy-wise, is there any benefit to going with AMD intead of Intel? I know Intel's (((Management Engine))) is cancer, but is AMD's version any better?
AMD is just straight up better than Intel in general as far as principles go AMD should be fine, and its not like you have any other options for CPUs besides them and Intel, so just go with them.
>>5751 AMD slaps their version of IME on the mobo and calls it the PSP, several desktop motherboards allow disabling it in the uefi menu. You'll have to look at individual laptops for this feature, but I know as far as desktops go, asus and my own asrock have it, but not all models do. AMD sucks china's cock when they banned certain vtuber guest speakers over Taiwan, Intel is literally NASA, but as far as performance goes, AMD is a solid pick regardless of if you can find one with a PSP disable toggle.
Both are cancer, but more work has been put into neutralizing IME using Coreboot. Look at the Pureism laptops that have Coreboot already installed and ME stripped out, else check the Coreboot site for whatever Thinkpad has support and go from there,

Arch User Repository Anonymous 10/05/2021 (Tue) 06:19:45 No. 5597 [Reply]
Is it just me or does the fact the AUR is shilled so hard kind of retarded? It seems like an insanely insecure method of distributing software. Any random fuck being able to upload shit. Sure some of the packages are managed by the official developers, most most are just binaries packaged by random dipshits. All it takes is one popular package to get orphaned and a malicious actor to take over and you suddenly can distribute malware to fucktons of people. It seems like such a bizarre thing that everyone has accepted and even actively pushes as a "noob" friendly method to get any and all software they want easily on Linux. Now with the Steam Dick around the corner the platform will be a much greater target for attacks. I suspect all these previously unexploited vectors to get much more sketchy in the coming years. Linux security has been entirely dependent on the competency of the individual user and that's a recipe for disaster in the hands of the average consumer. But I also find it very irresponsible that the discussion around Linux hasn't really highlighted how fucking insecure the AUR really is, but instead highlights the convenience of it.
>>5597 Still better than windows

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Tor Discussion Anonymous 06/15/2020 (Mon) 04:52:53 No. 449 [Reply] [Last]
So, what's so bad about Tor? >it's a honeypot Not really, I have done extensive research into this and the only people caught on it were dumb fucks who made OpSec mistakes. Plus, the only people championing this point are schizos who use VPN services or set up their own VPN, or even just use their plain ISP-given IP address, all of which are way riskier than using Tor. If you're concerned about onion links being honeypots, then set up your own. It's one of the easiest things in the world to do. >it's slow Fair enough. >a lot of sites block it Yeah, and a lot of sites are fags anyways, a lot of sites are also using ReCatapha and require phone verification and use Cloudflare or AWS. Sites have been against privacy for a long time and are banning VPNs too. >it's operated by sjws&trannies Literally everything is now, including VPN services and ISPs, there is no escape unless you want to fully disconnect from the internet and live in a cabin in the woods, which considering people are still using this site, I don't see happening. Also, the directors are known privacy-advocates. >firefox Firefox is rapidly becoming a shit browser for privacy, yes, Chromium is worse, "Ungoogled" Chromium is still Chrome garbage, same with Brave, alternative Firefox builds are usually outdated, and Opera is blatantly spyware. Meanwhile, Tor usually strips out all the tracking that Firefox tries to push in new releases. >relays and nodes operated by governments Which is more of a reason to get more people using Tor so more people can set up nodes and relays aside from government interference. Not opening this to start an argument or a bash on how bad Tor is or just to simply praise Tor, I want a discussion, because most points about Tor being bad for privacy are easily debunked and usually only used by schizos and I want to ensure my personal privacy.
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>>450 >it's operated by sjws&trannies >So, why has no one forked it? Because it's already it's operated by the main userbase, sjws & trannies...
>>5631 It's not our acronym: https://support.torproject.org/#why-is-it-called-tor Not the original anon, but, again, you should learn more about it before you actually criticize it.
>>5737 >Note: even though it originally came from an acronym, Tor is not spelled "TOR". >Note: even though I'm originally a man, I am not a "man."

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Flatpak and Friends Anonymous 06/10/2020 (Wed) 10:02:59 No. 413 [Reply]
What's your opinion on the concept of these newfangled package managers having sandboxing, enabling backwards compatibility and having a one-build-fits-all-distros mentality? Is it bloat, or the right way to go about solving such problems? Personally, I use Flatpak to handle games, so my system doesn't actually have any 32 bit libraries installed by my distro's package manager, anything 32 bit's managed entirely by Flatpak, separate from everything else. As well as isolating propietary software, since most games are, and Steam too. Since I don't use programs with Qt 5 much, I've decided to get rid of the ones I've installed natively and installed the ones I do need on Flatpak, that way I can get rid of Qt 5 as well.
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>all this fagshit when you can just compile from source I'm a fucking Windfag and I still understand that this is overall the best scenario. Why you faggots seem so adamant to throw away one of your biggest advantages over Windblows and Appleshit all for "muh convenience" is beyond me.
>>5705 >just compile from source >retard whos never compiled anything and doesnt know how linking works
>>5709 And like I said, even *I* understand that compiling from source is a far batter option than fucking around with all of this nonsense, despite that. Why you don't go get Windows 11 while you're act it, retard?

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Password Managers Anonymous 06/01/2021 (Tue) 17:14:56 No. 4278 [Reply]
Ok it's time to get a password manager. It has to be open source, free and without any cloud crap because I trust nobody. Which PM do you anons use? Which KeepAss is better? There's the OG, X and XC now. Is there any way to extend my PM to android manually without any company getting their hands on my database? Let's discuss.
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>>5643 >this fag doesn't know about extensibility Using a separate program for all of these things gives you more control and lets you better specify what you want your password manager to have as a function. Don't want password generation? Don't extend functionality to something that could do that. <...and I don't care about browser integration or autocomplete or any of that other stuff Again, just don't extend pass to those applications, then. >>4278 Syncing your database with a home server that your devices' Keepass instances can access through the Internet should let you do this. I haven't done this myself, though, only through MEGA, and I don't know if that site is actually trustworthy. Better to learn how to setup your own server for this as you have full control.
I mentally encrypt my passwords from plain text to AES-256, then use invisible ink to write them down on a grain of rice. Then I take the rice and hide it under a loose floorboard in my bedroom. I did lose my passwords once to a hungry mouse, but other than that, I'm pretty happy with this arrangement.

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Operation Download And Conquer Anonymous 10/02/2021 (Sat) 13:51:54 No. 5546 [Reply]
Given how majority of the internet's audio and video services are provided by Google, thanks to Youtube, the purpose of this operation is to loosen the death-grip that has taken hold. This process will only require that you have a steady internet connection and (Advisably) 100 GB of free space. Here is the process: Step 1 Download the latest versions of FFMpeg and Youtube-DL, and put all the programs into the same folder: http://ffmpeg.org/ https://ytdl-org.github.io/youtube-dl/index.html Step 2 Create an account to any video sites that you wish to distribute videos on. Here are some of the more well-known alternatives, as well as some recommended sites: AfreecaTV: https://www.afreecatv.com/ Bitchute: https://www.bitchute.com/ BitTube: https://bittube.tv/ D.tube: https://d.tube/ Dailymotion: https://www.dailymotion.com/ LBRY: https://lbry.com/ NicoNico: https://www.nicovideo.jp/ Rumble: https://rumble.com/

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>>5595 >might as well use [an extension] that already gives you the netscape cookie file already formatted. i looked for extensions and ways to just export netscape cookies, but i couldn't find anything. >I personally have done it manually by inspecting the header request in firefox but that's manual, and also firefox, which stores cookies differently than chromium. i did actually find search results for getting netscape cookies out of firefox IIRC but not for chromium >>5592 >its just copyright stuff thats protected with a sigcipher which is also easy to get but i only have the c code for that poast
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>>5652 >poast this would only be a handful of lines in bash
>>5652 >i looked for extensions and ways to just export netscape cookies, but i couldn't find anything. From the yt-dl github page: >In order to extract cookies from browser use any conforming browser extension for exporting cookies. For example, Get cookies.txt (for Chrome) or cookies.txt (for Firefox). https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/get-cookiestxt/bgaddhkoddajcdgocldbbfleckgcbcid/ >and also firefox, which stores cookies differently than chromium How does that matter when I'm inspecting the request header in the pajeet dev tools?

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UNBLOAT THE INTERNET Anonymous 05/17/2020 (Sun) 18:26:32 No. 105 [Reply]
here is some GOPHER tools https://bitbucket.org/SSS8555/ G6 documentation: https://bitbucket.org/SSS8555/acid/downloads/G6_project.7z Link for normies: https://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=85198 ------------ plans to implement on G6 protocol: 1. requests for line ranges (DONE) 2. CRC32 in requests to prevent sending filest in cache http://mdfs.net/Info/Comp/Comms/CRC32.htm 3. bookmarks for specific lines and link to them 4. requests for line ranges relative a bookmark (DONE) 5. user filling forms (DONE) 6. LOW-END G6-BROWSER FOR COMPUTERS WITH 15KB MEMORY (DONE) 105. server side text formating for different video modes/devices 106. PICTURES IN TEXT?

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Quick curiosity, how much of this really came to pass: https://www.corbettreport.com/episode-051-a-call-for-help/
>>2691 >>2713 I think it's also people with really fast internet never really notice. And they probably also have more money and spend more at those sites.
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>>2713 >muh recipe sites <i'm luke smithing so hard right now recipe sites are for neet virgins who don't have a wife to cook for them, or cucks whose wife can't cook and instead brings home leftovers from her date with tyrone. true chads marry into a long and honored tradition of cooking passed down through generations of proper upbringing, not looking up on websites back to based.cooking for you i guess

App Dev Admits TikTok and his App Use Data Stolen from People's Minds Anonymous 10/09/2021 (Sat) 15:26:06 No. 5640 [Reply]
Author of the Randonautica app confirmed on a livestream that both his app and TikTok are using data they steal from user’s minds with hardware backdoors. Host 1: https://www.bitchute.com/video/kUIfnbFORViS/ Host 2: https://kraut.zone/w/bmaWSdr5EStn172JqKZYL4 Host 3: https://old.reddit.com/r/randonauts/comments/pxcnd3/dev_admits_tiktok_and_randonautica_use_data/ His naivety is thinking the military isn’t using this for terrorism. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cn77LzVhous [38:50 – 42:59]

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Looking for chart of all imageboard software Anonymous 10/07/2021 (Thu) 20:33:14 No. 5626 [Reply]
Hello friends and family! I am looking for an image of a diagram/chart of all the imageboard software. It was originally posted on 8chan's tech board in 2019: http://web.archive.org/web/20190622041930/https://8ch.net/tech/res/1059807.html Sadly archive.org has blacklisted the media files domain for 8chan and it's not on archive.today either. So if any oldfag here has the image, it would be much appreciated.

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Monero As the Internet's Currency Anonymous 04/18/2021 (Sun) 01:27:33 No. 3581 [Reply]
There's many cryptocurrencies out there. But out of the many cryptocoins out there only one stands out, Monero. It's safe, secure, private, and anonymous and there has yet to be a government agency that can crack its code. It's also not handled by banks, payment processors, and credit card companies that may blacklist you for bullshit reasons. The promising technology of atomic swapping will also render crypto exchanges to be not needed as this will counter government regulations of asset exchanges. Also this cryptocurrency is the easier to mine compared to Bitcoin. So do you think Monero will see more widespread use in the future? Give your thoughts.
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CaptainBlackbeard Radio >CaptainBlackbeard Radio is a psychedelic audio thrill ride of interweaving stories, humor & music unlike anything ever created ye won't hear anywhere else! CaptainBlackbeard Radio is a service provided to bring humor, music and culture to the lads and lasses of action across all Eight Seas. https://redcircle.com/shows/captainblackbeard
>>5345 bump for interest
Anyone use their wallet inside Tails? Wanted to buy some too but didn't find a way to do so anonymously.

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