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cybermemes Comrade 08/13/2019 (Tue) 08:36:14 No. 2153 [Reply]
some /tech/ memes.
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>>2155 i dont get it

video editor Comrade 03/20/2020 (Fri) 11:58:33 No. 540 [Reply]
hi comrades, i need a simple video editor for youtube, something simple like microsoft movie maker used to be
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>>542 tryed it, its pretty bad tbh
What's wrong with https://www.openshot.org/ ? always search for "open source ____" for free simple programs without adware.
Hard of this, but I don't know how good or bad it is: https://github.com/olive-editor/olive
>>544 Blender?
vegas pro

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Languages Comrade 04/06/2017 (Thu) 08:59:43 No. 3318 [Reply]
What programming languages do you guys use? I'm mostly Python, Java, C#, C++. Used to like functional programming but IMO now that regular OO languages have alot of function features like first class functions its not as big a deal to write code in a pure functional language like lisp or haskell, better to write regular python or something and occasionally write some functional-styled code
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rust,,, the communist programming language
I was under the impression that the default serialization and backend representation for DateTime in C# was ISO 8601 complaint which is UTC
I enjoy programming in R7RS Scheme, although it's not very practical if you're trying to follow the standard. I have some familiarity with C which I strongly dislike, desperately wishing my familiarity was with Ada instead. I also have some familiarity with Clojure, Ocaml, Elisp, and Chip8 the former two having interesting properties, the third being acceptable, and the fourth being a good learning experience.
python for general purpose
php/sql for web dev
c++ for performance critical

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Packet sniffing and interception via PAU06 Panda wireless Comrade 08/21/2019 (Wed) 00:32:36 No. 2156 [Reply]
So I bought this pandawireless wifi card for packet sniffing.
i managed too get it running and in monitor mode on my computer, but, my machine keeps yelling at me about airmon-ng already being installed under "iw" which is what I used to put my dongle into monitor mode, but, I am not seeing any applications with iw loike airdump that allows me to monitor traffic in the area.

Can anyone help me actually make use of my wifi cards monitor mode?
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Lmfao, i'm stupid. My repository needed updating. That being said I still don't know what to do with monitor mode.

crude monitoring capability should be provided by even the most gimped router's http frontend provided by ISPs. if you are serious about regulating your own wireless network, you should get router that allows custom firmware/openwrt from get go. Right now I would suggest you to just go wardriving and find any useful throwaway AP. keep in mind most ISPs of the world use few digits of hexadecimal number as WPA key so bruteforcing them is feasible
Yeah but how exactly do I go about monitoring and analyzing my network traffic?
Switch the card to monitor mode and run airodump on it, you lazy faggot. There's a lab session on their aircrack website about capturing a 4 way WPA-PSK handshake. Try that.

Comrade 09/17/2019 (Tue) 02:45:23 No. 2569 [Reply]
Is Raspberry pi 4 safe to use?
Comparing to Intel/Amd that may be backdoored
>Is Raspberry pi 4 safe to use dompared to Intel/Amd that may be backdoored?
Cortex-A72 in the Raspberry Pi 4 are vulnerable to speculative instruction attacks without software patching which reduces performance similarly to AMD and Intel CPUs but the Raspberry Pi 4 lacks the ME, AMT, PSP, Microcode, etc issues. There are still a tremendous amount of issues regarding software freedom though, and with a lack of software freedom necessarily comes a lack of security, to quote the FSF on this matter:
>Boards based on the Broadcom VideoCore 4 family, such as the Raspberry Pi, require nonfree software to startup, although signature checks are not enforced. A free proof-of-concept replacement firmware has been developed, but it is not in a usable state, and development has halted. Until the nonfree startup program is fully freed, these boards are useless in the free world.

>By default, the GPU requires a blob running in this same startup firmware. However, Broadcom also supplies an "experimental" free software stack, which could run without blobs, if the startup firmware were free.

>The startup program also implements accelerated video decoding, primarily using highly optimized proprietary code as well as some dedicated video decoding hardware blocks. There are intentional restrictions, apparently due to software patents, blocking the use of this code without a license key (a form of DRM). Nevertheless, video decoding can be done with free software on the CPU, with a performance and power cost.

>There is an additional concern for the Raspberry Pi Camera Module, produced specifically for use with the Raspberry Pi. In order to access the Camera Module, it requires the use of a binary-only driver on the Raspberry Pi. This driver refuses to work unless authentication of an ATSHA204A chip present on the camera board succeeds. This is a crypto chip capable of solving challenge-response requests using a captive secret key within it, essentially it is used to prevent hardware cloning and confirm that the camera board was not manufactured by a third party. In other words, it is a form of hardware DRM. If necessary, you can use a USB webcam supported by free software instead.

Two secure products with roughly the same price range as the Raspberry Pi 4 are:

These products are of themselves as completely free of security faults as you can currently get, but keep in mind the software you run on your system is at this point far more important than the system its self. Performance of these devices is quite a bit less than that of Raspberry Pi 4 though. If you gave me your price range and requirements (what you want to run) I and others could better give you suggestions, and you could more directly achieve your objectives.
What about old hardware? Like a Pentium 133 or an AMD k-6 ?
>What about old hardware? Like a Pentium 133 or an AMD k-6?
Sure, you shouldn't really need to go that far back though, also those CPUs are probably slower than the systems I listed. It seems to me that at the very minimum some K-7 and Netburst CPUs would be a possibility. It's difficult for me to give suggestions though because they've just been consistently moving in this direction for such a long time, and because in many cases the early developments of these technologies are either innocuous or simple to work around.

2006-2008 is the grey area for Intel CPUs because this is when things started going south with AMT, ME, TPM, Microcode, Speculative Execution, etc. You really do have to do some research into the individual CPU to know for sure in this time span. I honestly don't know as much about AMD CPUs, I know some of them have speculative instruction issues since 2003. They started getting Microcode in 2007, they got SEM at some point post-2003 and they got their PSP system in 2013. It probably took a generation or two for each of these things to become strong enough to be harmful though as in Intel CPUs. If you really want to go back to the vary root of most of this it's with trusted computing which started to slowly be implemented starting around 2003:

Another concern for x86_64 systems is that they have non-free bios which need to be re-flashed with coreboot or libreboot in order to be able to boot using only free software. This problem is near universal with only a few examples of machines with modern Intel CPUs being the exception. Additionally the vast majority of systems lack support for libreboot/coreboot. Due to this there is no x86 system I can point to and say out of the box this is capable of running a desktop environment securely.
It recently came to my attention that there is actually a great deal of controversy on this board. It seems that it's not entirely standardized that it's not entirely open-source hardware, and there are a number of legal disputes with it. Given that I'd likely suggest the other board as a raspberry pi replacement.
>>2571 old hw bad

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What are you working on? Comrade 10/16/2019 (Wed) 03:13:47 No. 2580 [Reply]
This is the type of thread that you can write in every time you visit the site! You can do anything from use this as a personal log for your project, to sharing what you're hacking on at the moment, to critique something some else did in the thread, or request help with a bug you're struggling with. I'm looking forward to hearing what you guys are up to!
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I made a bit of progress on this project. I've got a working OpenGL ES2 context using libdrm, and I've rendered a blue screen to it. The program is mostly copied from various tutorials all be it with some stylistic changes and offensive programming. I've found a few blogs and some official documentation which should let me improve on it more. I plan on doing some literate programming to improve my own comprehension. Do any of you have any suggested tools for this? I've found noweb and CWEB, but I've also seen a number of modern takes on the idea in my brief search.

Also I wrote a little partially broken responsive menu for a imageboard over at >>953, it's been awhile since I've written any CSS.
I forgot to post a update yesterday, I made a little progress with my literate programing venture using noweb, and wrote a "Red Yotsuba" theme for the imageboard menu I made the other day just cause.
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reading capital. writing a script for a friends short film. learning GURPS. but mostly just working. feeling lonely and aimless but ive been worse. just trying to not get caught in the feeling that everything's going to inevitably spiral cause that ends up being a self fulfilling prophecy more often than not.
oh, this must have been merged from /tech/, i thought it was a general hobby project thread

Comrade 11/02/2020 (Mon) 07:06:13 No. 5728 [Reply]
are the new Ubuntu backgrounds based or what?
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>>5744 >It's Open Source dumb dumb But is it FOSS?
>>5742 >dependency-caging Poetteringware God I agree. I had forgotten about this until I wanted to use Cdemu on gentoo and it wouldn't even work without installing systemd garbage.
>>5746 Pure autism. Go install openbsd if you want to pretend like time is stuck in 90s
>>5756 >WON'T FIX!
>>5756 Yeah fuck modularity and god bless CIA/Red Hat Linux.

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Need a 3rd party Twitter app Comrade 11/03/2020 (Tue) 20:49:43 No. 5767 [Reply]
Is there a 3rd party app, which allows me to "follow" people, without using an account? Or is there a free "Twitter to RSS" converter, so I can receive tweets als RSS feed? I'm unable to find anything! Thanks in advance!
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If you're on a desktop, you can use one of the many nitter instances over twitter: https://github.com/zedeus/nitter/wiki/Instances Nitter is a free, self-hostable frontend for Twitter. I believe it can also generate RSS feeds for accounts so you can follow someone without using any specific apps or anything.
>>5769 Thank you!!!! It works perfcetly! Now I can receive tweets as RSS feed! Great!

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What's the best way to download music off Youtube? Comrade 08/22/2020 (Sat) 17:26:04 No. 4337 [Reply]
There's various sites/programs that do this but I haven't really found a good one yet. Features I would like: - 320kbps - Capture of a still of the video as song art - Download whole playlists automatically - No daily limit or whatever As a bonus, are there any applications that automatically convert a folder full of mp3s into versions of those mp3s with levelled audio? IE, all the songs will become roughly the same volume. I know there might be better ways to organise your music but I like to do it like this. Thanks in advance people. Currently I use 4K Youtube to MP3 but it has a daily limit and no automatic playlist support (without a paid license).
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>>5574 >Please only watch the content the way WE want it What a bunch of whiny asses. The copyright system is such a fucking joke at this point
>>5574 So where's the source code repository moved to?
>Features I would like: >- 320kbps Do you even know how music files work lol
I use NewPipe and it works.

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Comrade 11/01/2020 (Sun) 00:30:24 No. 5706 [Reply]
Are we fucked? If so, how fucked are we?
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Don't worry we'll make an AI that detects other AIs which will cause a neverending feedback loop giving us the one true AI
>>5707 >OpenAI >runs on their server and you can't have the trained network bullshit. openwashing.
AIs have blind spots. Alpha Go never reached one specific node that Lee forced it to play on fourth game. OpenAI five was defeated by dragging the game & punishing their gold sharing tactics with stronger core heroes. Alphastar was defeated by fucking cannon rush on the corner. libratus had bugs on various turn spots. I think it was pairing turns but can't remember anymore. deep learning AIs will obviously have upper hand when it comes to time it takes to reach 'expert level of play' but I think humans will be always able to outwit it...unless they actually 'solve' the problem space completely.
>>5711 but think about how stupid people on social media are. corporations often use marketing (which includes twitter accounts) to incite identity politics and keep the working class separated, and what's worse is that it's considered legal and not corrupt at all.
>>5717 I would say such polarizing marketing is side effect not the main goal of porky AIs trying to get most exposure on social media. I am sure there would be an interesting way to hijack their bot to our advantage somehow.


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