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Comrade 08/01/2020 (Sat) 12:41:19 No. 3770 [Reply]
>he isn't Marxist - Leninist - Maoist - Stallmanist ngmi You know that Stallman is basically essential to understand if you want to liberate the working class of today. He teaches us to take our digital means of production, and it can be taken a step further when applying his thought to Free and Open Source hardware designs. Read Free Software, Free Society Then to take it to the hardware level, check out the Open Source Ecology project: https://www.ted.com/talks/marcin_jakubowski_open_sourced_blueprints_for_civilization?utm_source=tedcomshare&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=tedspread THIS IS PROBABLY THE MOST IMPORTANT PROJECT FOR THE REVOLUTION but it's never being talked about >The Global Village Construction Set (GVCS) is a modular, DIY, low-cost, high-performance platform that allows for the easy fabrication of the 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a small, sustainable civilization with modern comforts. We’re developing open source industrial machines that can be made at a fraction of commercial costs, and sharing our designs online for free. Also relevant is the p2pfoundation, check out this video: https://youtu.be/sO-QJLDpHQ0 and their wiki: https://wiki.p2pfoundation.net/Main_Page
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>>3849 >terrible human being >because he had an autistic argument of the meaning of certain words tbh it would be better fitted to an anonymous imageboard but it doesn't make him a terrible human being, are you for real?
>>3863 >He was however kicked out at this time not because of his controversial statements, which he has a ton of him, but because of his views in regards to tech and law. obviously this why do people have such a hard time wrapping their head around the concept that people use sex-stuff as pretext for persecuting people for their political views.
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https://www.healthline.com/health/high-functioning-autism https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/the-gift-aging/201304/people-autism-spectrum-disorder-take-things-literally https://www.webmd.com/brain/autism/high-functioning-autism https://www.helpguide.org/articles/autism-learning-disabilities/autism-spectrum-disorders.htm https://www.iidc.indiana.edu/irca/articles/social-communication-and-language-characteristics.html https://www.verywellhealth.com/what-is-mild-autism-260244 The two most common indicators of detecting an high-functioning autist is how they are very literal and persnickety and how they are unaware of socially inappropriate behaviors (ex. eating dead skin off your foot in front of a live audience, defending pedophilia and not understanding why age of consent exists). Eating dead skin off foot: https://hooktube.com/watch?v=I25UeVXrEHQ Having an autistic meltdown: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jskq3-lpQnE Unable to react to jokes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFMMXRoSxnA There are endless videos of his "awkward" behavior. He should be known for his work on GCC, GNU, GPL licenses, free software advocacy, and nothing else. Any other subject you shouldn't take him seriously due to his neurological disorder.
>>3869 How do you know his neurological disorder isn't exactly why he's so good at GCC, GNU, GPL licenses, and free software advocacy?
>>3870 Is this a rhetorical question?

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Federated Imageboard Technology Comrade 07/29/2020 (Wed) 03:30:07 No. 3680 [Reply]
I've been thinking of Mastodon lately and the idea of federation. I've also been thinking of gochan and the efforts here on /tech/ to develop a new chan based on golang. One thing that is learn is that the chaniverse, the 'alt chan' community is declining. Instead of writing yet another chan, something new needs to happen: A common protocol or interface which defines server to server and frontend-to-server operates. This protocol would be defined as JSON endpoints, possibly extended off the already existing 4chan api which is read only. Normal federation is based off of following individual users (see activitypub protocol), whereas this would be based off following boards/topics. The frontend-to server api definition would be there so that mobile clients etc can be made that are standardized, allows SPAs and mobile clients to use it while also providing an optional server-side rendered version for browsers, in case people don't want the javascript of an SPA. Also it would allow everyone to write their own chan software while having it all interoperate with a wider universe of alt chans. The same restrictions of mastodon (ex: blocking certain other instances) could also apply. The only think I think would be needed was individual accounts/registrations so that individual users could follow boards on other sites and it wouldn't have to replicate more than necessary what does everyone think? I am i missing any details? is this a good idea?
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>>3680 I haven't kept up with any of this, but just wondering why golang? What is inadequate about the other languages in which imageboards are implemented and why would an implementation in golang improve on them? Sorry for the only very tangentially related question.
>>3688 golang is a compiled language so presumably performance will be better. most imageboards were historically written in php although obviously lynxchan was written in javascript In reality it's not that big of a difference imo
>>3680 Have you seen NNTPchan?
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>>3753 nntpchan is based on the nntp protocol which was a usenet protocol from the 90s. Modern architectural practices should be used instead through standard (restful JSON endpoints) like every other web app made after 2010 and mastodon >inb4 "nntp is better than modern architecture" >inb4 "oh, so you want it to be less secure and less anon then?". This is the fucking problem with imageboard /tech/ and /g/ boards its full of fucking pseuds. Yes obviously JSON based microservices are bad which is why every multi billion dollar FAANG company and startup, what with their world level technology and advanced engineering degrees, are wrong, but you, some rando on /g/ who sells belts at the mall for a living knows that the REAL solution is NNTP protocol and scheme and whatever Richard Stallman thought was cool in the 90s. The problem with imageboards and the internet in general is it falsely equalizes pseuds to non pseuds from the perspective of bystanders who don't know enough to tell who's full of shit
>>3754 man what point is there in being this aggressive? this is such a bizarrely hotheaded reaction that I wonder if the creator of NNTPchan stole your girlfriend in high school or something. just chill dude, and quit making fun of my belt-selling business it has really picked up on aliexpress lately.

can't block twitter Comrade 07/29/2020 (Wed) 17:28:18 No. 3707 [Reply]
I'm trying to block websites using the Windows 10 hosts.txt so I can focus on my schoolwork but it doesn't work. I'm able to block bunkerchan and 4chan, but not twitter. when I type twitter.com into the address bar it just opens the page, even when I have DNS over HTTPS turned off. what the fuck is up? pic related, it's my current hosts.txt
Have you tried to flush your dns?
Win10 is fucked, this must be some built in safety "feature" to prevent DNS hijacking of normie websites. Fuck microsoft.
>>3707 Remember to add both twitter.com and www.twitter.com, and flush your dns and browser caches W10 is ass fucked anyway, you could do a pihole or something to block twitter there but maybe if you're serious about avoiding time syncs like twitter this shit is easier in Linux :^)

Comrade 04/13/2020 (Mon) 17:48:06 No. 1045 [Reply]
It is generally understood that programmers don't fancy with worker unions, instead opting for muh individualism. I can't really comprehend it, is the field just filled with Elon Musk worshiping people who think they'll be the next big thing? Why is this? It happens in most countries, not just the USA. Do they not realize they'll get older, too? As a programmer myself, this is really frustrating. The tech workers union in my country is tiny and pointless.
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The gaming industry is notorious for being awful to its workers, maybe that's the place to start pushing unions?
>>1089 https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port%C3%A1til_Magalh%C3%A3es We had the same thing here in Portugal, but they were called Magalhães
Where I live there is high demand for programmers so the companies are competing with each other to be the best to work for, offering high pay, good work environments etc. If you don't like the place you're working you've probably got ten recruiters in your LinkedIn ready to get you an interview with half the city. Basically they feel secure in their jobs and happy that they'll be able to move to a new one if things go bad. This might point to a lack of foresight, as you said they'll get older too, but as it sits they dont have grievances that they cant solve by quickly moving to a new company so it's hard to unionise when they are either generally very happy or prepared to go somewhere else. And then Game dev is a passion job for a lot of people so they are willing to make sacrifices to work in it. Until they shatter from the overworking.
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>>1049 I live in Brazil and here the government had laws to encourage the use free software whenever possible in universities, schools and in the government itself. The current government doesn't care about this. Helpfully, they are apathetic for the most part and aren't enforcing proprietary software and most people in computer-related courses in public universities are inclined to prefer free over proprietary, but there are people switching to Windows in universities and other places because they are more familiar with it.
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>>3653 Based. FSFE has this campaign for EU nations: https://publiccode.eu/

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I got a chinaphone[Huawei] today and I can't get any Google apps to work Comrade 06/24/2020 (Wed) 21:39:52 No. 2931 [Reply]
Has anyone figured out a way round it?
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>>2931 try opengapps if gapps wont work
>>2932 >>2936 is it a burger thing? lmao here in europe everyone has huawei has sure has google play you are cucked
Choose Apple. It's the people's choice.
>>3624 Apples are for burgers.
>>3624 Man it fucking sucks that most of my family/extended family use iDevice bullshit. No group MMS even fucking works for me anymore on android if I'm interacting with Apple phones, I just don't receive fucking messages because I assume they're packed with some manner of metadata my phone doesn't understand. As long as they gate you out in a way that appears unintentional, due to 'sloppy code' for interacting between the OSs, they just get away with it. Phones are totally nonfree devices engineered to spy on you anyway, so I guess I am considering a fucking iShit next time, eugh.

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quantity vs quality 06/30/2020 (Tue) 01:23:59 No. 2985 [Reply]
3x shit 27" @ 1080p/75 IPS Freesync 85%-ish sRGB or 1x 27" 4k/60 LCD 100% sRGB Vega64 Win10 (NSA edition, work) Qubes (daily) Manjaro/Cinnamon (because I hate myself edition) don't game much, don't design for a living, but normally have a ton of windows open
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>>2985 85%RGB is fucking horrible color gamut > all
1080p at 27'' looks like shit I would go for 2 24'' 1080p freesync or maybe even 1 or 2 1440p high refresh screens instead of either of those options
Moved from Windows to Linux full time, noticed some interesting things with my second monitor, there's a bit of input lag for some reason that wasn't present in windows, and a lot of people online are saying Xorg doesn't like multiple monitors of different res/refresh rates I have a 1080p/144hz monitor and a 900p/60hz secondary Should I scrap the secondary entirely and get a larger 1440p/4k primary, or get a 1080p secondary, or what?
>>3578 what Distro/DE do you use?never had any issues with dual monitor in Kubuntu, Manjaro (KDE) or Arch+i3; all of them with Xorg. Maybe try Wayland? From what I understand it's almost usable these days
>>3589 I'm on mint cinnamon, only distro I've ever installed on my main computer, using Pop on laptop Not sure about wayland but I might give it a try

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17/7/2020 Cloudflare Outage/DDoS Comrade 07/17/2020 (Fri) 21:57:35 No. 3472 [Reply]
This is a thread for discussing the Cloudflare outage that just recently happened, and/or still happening as of the making of this thread.
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Since /pol/ was just here it could've been by them after they were dunked on so hard by us collectively exercising our website capacity to humiliate them? Or a natural fluke (like lightning lol).
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I hope they attack Amazon AWS next.
>>3473 They pushed a config without adequate testing.
>>3534 based devops
>>3475 me too

Secure/anonymous laptop Comrade 07/18/2020 (Sat) 11:00:49 No. 3484 [Reply]
I want to get an old thinkpad, like an x200 and make it into a secure, tor-only machine. What is the best way to do this? Something like Qubes OS or is that just a meme? Looking for solutions for full disc encryption, network card that connects to TOR alone, that kind of stuff. Thanks.
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if you're going to buy an x200 make sure to use libreboot as well
>>3488 isnt the thinkpad an old laptop? might not have the power to run VM based OS?
>>3489 that’s the main problem with trying to go full FOSS. nothing is powerful enough anymore.
>>3493 That simply isn't true.
>>3484 X200 won't be able to run Qubes. Anyway, your general and perfectionist approach will make you fail for both technical and psychological reasons. What you need to do first is develop concrete threat models, and a hierarchy of priorities. I assume that in your case you should probably concentrate more on software than hardware, and specifically on networking, which also splits into many different low to high level tiers, anything from your machine connecting to anything else to what you do on which website. Using Tor only, as well as modifying and limiting use of the Internet in the first place, will for most people bring more benefits than all other measures combined.

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5G router connection issues? Comrade 07/16/2020 (Thu) 05:46:34 No. 3443 [Reply]
My ISP has recently transitioned to 5G and replaced all the old WiFi routers a few months back. Over that time I have noticed a noticeable increase in connection cuts. They seem to have gotten worse over the last month, now happening every few days. Basically what happens is that all devices stop being able to connect to the network. They still see it, but can't access it. Pulling the plug on the router and powering back on, then restarting other devices fixes it, but it is really fucking annoying and will undoubtedly one day crash during something important. This issue isn't new, stuff like this happened with older routers as well, but usually it would only occur every month or so, not multiple times per week. So, anyone got a clue what is the problem here? Did the ISP provide a malfunctioning router, or is it the problem of their network? Or is it 5G being relatively new and thus sometimes screwing up or something?

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Website creation Comrade 07/07/2020 (Tue) 17:36:42 No. 3142 [Reply]
Hey guys, my mum wants me to look into how to make a website for her crafting business, what site should I use? I just need one to work from a template, nothing too complex please. Thanks!
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>>3142 <html> <head> <title>Mum's crafting business</title> </head> <body> <h1>Hello, welcome to my crafting website</h1> <br /> <strong>Take a look around at all the stuff I craft.</strong> <br /> <p>This website is made by my son, who is very talented and a computer wiz!</p> <br /> My stuff: <a link href=../stuff/main.html>Main page of stuff</a> <br /> Pssst: <a href=../nudes/nudes.html>My nudes</a>

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>>3184 Cute. But I need stuff like an ecommerce store and stuff, me trying to code that myself would be pretty silly. I'd end up linking the customers to a security vulnerability that got all their money stolen or something. I had a look around and all the options with ecommerce template options seem to converge at around £10/month at minimum which is a little expensive for the scale of the business I think. >>3167 I mean I live in her place, so, meh. >>3147 Yeah I think I'll just tell her to get an ebay/fb listing and so on.
>>3222 If you aren't good at making websites then just use shopify
>>3222 >Yeah I think I'll just tell her to get an ebay/fb listing and so on. Facebook page + ebay store is the way to go IMO, plenty of businesses do that.
>>3142 If you just need a website, do wix. If you need ecommerce, do shopify. If you don't want to pay, I guess this is a good option >>3432 you could also complement it with a cheap wix site. >>3146 HTML is super easy. Using CSS on the other hand is like being a lawyer suing a website into looking like you want it to.


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