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bunkerchan on dashchan??? Comrade 01/20/2021 (Wed) 17:22:57 No. 7018 [Reply]
Does anyone know how to add dunkerchan to dashchan?
fucking what

Linux fully surrenders to SJWs Comrade 07/11/2020 (Sat) 14:34:40 No. 3221 [Reply] [Last]
https://github.com/django/django/pull/2692 https://github.com/redis/redis/issues/3185 https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-2248 https://www.drupal.org/node/2275877 https://www.drupal.org/node/343414 https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/9894#issuecomment-424086622 https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linux-5.8-Inclusive-Terminology For symbol names and documentation, avoid introducing new usage of 'master / slave' (or 'slave' independent of 'master') and 'blacklist / whitelist'. Recommended replacements for 'master / slave' are: '{primary,main} / {secondary,replica,subordinate}' '{initiator,requester} / {target,responder}' '{controller,host} / {device,worker,proxy}' 'leader / follower' 'director / performer' Recommended replacements for 'blacklist/whitelist' are: 'denylist / allowlist'

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Conceivably the glows could sneak in hidden backdoors that cannot be discerned without considerable difficulty. That won't be stopped by using hipster operating systems though. Linux is far more audited than those have been.
>>5092 Yep, this is the same issue with people using supposedly more private forks of Firefox. They end up using a much less secure web browser that also makes them much more fingerprintable.
>>5092 >>5094 Linux, the kernel is audited to hell and back. But there are many more components to operating systems than just that, and each of them adds additional surface area to an attack. The big example to call out for this is of course SystemD, which took over many functions other more decentralized manageable components did. Since it came from Fedora, a forprofit entity, it also is a reasonable source to distrust the main distros which all use it. Being able to work with several obscurer OSses would add a lot of security to whatever you're doing, since having a more varied OS ecosystem will give more hurdles to any would-be attacker. This makes things like OpenBSD, Qubes-Whonix or even Gentoo very useful in allowing at least some to keep their safety guaranteed. Similarly with Firefox, it added many more components to itself in recent years that all form additional potential entry points into the system. If the fork in question is a more stripped down version of it (which is often the case) and still takes the main security updates that are added as they are found (which is always the case), they end up being safer against attack. Your point regarding fingerprinting still stands though, but it there are many vague sidechannels that can compromise your browserprints with relative ease.
>>3221 go back to /pol/ you people are so fucking annoying
This fecal upheaval is what I call "a wrong action with right consequences." Those who appear as if a bee stung their trousers are some real doozies to have around. But yeah, word policing alone doesn't do much to bring people together. But it's the "activism through nuisance" that asks the right questions and also discredits the movement by being seemingly ignorant of reality that confuses me. Blacklists aren't some yankee engineering but is such a wide-spread word nobody attaches the same meaning (i.e. what are homonyms?) TLDR, It's undialectical af.

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Tech Co-ops Comrade 01/09/2021 (Sat) 14:13:47 No. 6951 [Reply]
Would you want to work in one?
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>>6951 Isn't valve a "tech co-op"?
>>7027 From what I understand, Valve is more like hippy commune subsidized by the fact it exists on an Indian reservation with gigantic oil deposits.
>>6951 I've floated the idea with some local comrades, but for now we've concluded it's better if we all have our own thing. better to talk to folks in other fields and try to build a more diverse industrial base
>>6951 sure, until they get occutarded by glownigger trannies and racial/sexual identity politics. I used to hang out at my local hackerspace until it got taken over by transgenders with an axe to grind.
>>7073 omfg go back to /pol/ you absolute retard.

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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 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.
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https://miya-miya.neocities.org/thoughts/1-21-federated_imageboard.html > NNTPchan is definitely a step forward but I’m not confident it solves imageboard’s critical issue of momentum barrier, which is what every attempt at a decentralized imageboard faces. They’re solving the wrong problem, the issue isn’t centralization, it’s reliable free exit. > Anyone can host imageboards easily, the problem is they need high critical momentum to not stay dead which is very rare to achieve. So even if everyone hates a board they can’t do anything about it. Decentralizing imageboards mitigates server costs and provides increased privacy (depending). Whoopee you got CP. it’s still just from Russian spambots trawling dead boards.
>>3754 >it falsely equalizes pseuds to non pseuds from the perspective of bystanders who don't know enough to tell who's full of shit every media does that, the problem is humans.

Comrade 01/31/2021 (Sun) 21:28:42 No. 7041 [Reply]
Maybe you're interested A Critical Reading list on Tech && (Politics × Society × Ethics) https://github.com/chobeat/awesome-critical-tech-reading-list/blob/master/README.md
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>>7046 why?
>>7047 It seems to be a collection of "woke" articles that are usually celebrated on lobste.rs. Obviously I did not read all articles but it is apparent that they are certainly not critical in the sense that Capital is a critique of political economy, but more like Fair Trade coffee is critical of non-Fair Trade coffee. You can see how obsessed they are with ethics, ethical AI, ethical licensing, etc. I'm sure there are some good articles but in general it seems pretty stupid.
>>7049 So the existence of ethics-washing makes ethics alltogether a pointless topic? Is it what you're implying? Then how can you know that what you're doing is good for other people?
>>7057 Because it advances their class interests over the class interests of those at oposing end of class struggle. There is no Good and Bad.
>>7059 and how do you, as an individual, decide what's the interest of your class? Class conflict is about achieving the power to change the world in the interest of your class, but how do you determine what, in practice, is that interest? And even so, how do you make the interest of all the different and diverse individuals inside that class? It's not like being a worker is a single, homogeneous experience and you need to have the tools to satisfy and accomodate the needs of all the different people in the working class. Reducing the workers to clones with a unified, single experience and set of needs is what fascists did. It's the very idea behind fascism: pursue the interest of a single category and reduce the diversity of experiences inside that category. Standardize, reduce, simplify and have a one-size-fits-all approach. Without ethics you cannot have liberation, you cannot have class unity, you cannot navigate desires and needs of your peers.

Questions That Don't Deserve Their Own Thread Thread Comrade 04/23/2020 (Thu) 10:12:47 No. 1337 [Reply] [Last]
Thread for questions that don't deserve their own thread. I wanna buy some headphones to go outside i don't want to spend more than 100€ on them. I want them to be mostly durable and secondly to have good sound quality, also i don't want to look like a jackass while wearing them, any suggestions?
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>>6948 it'd just say package was not found. xubuntu comes with "Software" (the name of the default software manager) and you can also install synaptic package manager (type in terminal: sudo apt install synaptic) which some people prefer and try both
comrades somebody please tell me how to bypass >4chan permaban. i have static ip so just restarting wifi won't work
>>7034 Pass + VPN is your best hope. Not a good answer really. Otherwise you need access to another residential IP via proxy or something that isn't on proxy lists.
>>7034 use a library computer, someone's phone or... set up Tails OS and find a decent VPN. i think nowadays you pay for a VPN. you can probably do this without tails also but i would use a stable linux OS just to be sure
>>6947 lubuntu used to be the best OS at least to me. it used to be the OS i'd use and gave my family for years and years since they abandoned LXDE i think it's not as good as it used to be, but it would probably still suffice they may have updated it but i just noticed the new LXQT lubuntu required some new updated releases

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Silicon Valley hasn't innovated since 1978 Comrade 01/30/2021 (Sat) 16:05:51 No. 7039 [Reply]
http://www.lord-enki.net/medium-backup/2019-11-21_Silicon-Valley-hasn-t-innovated-since-1978-f98f315f2bf.html Is this true? Does the profit motive really makes innovation impossible?
<It’s weird, masturbatory, Wired Magazine bullshit & it leads to the lionization of no-talent con artists like Steve Jobs. Hmmm. Can you name a single thing Steve Jobs invented? I can't. He was a mentally ill guy with buttonphobia (really). How about Bill Gates? Now unlike with Jobs, I know Gates has or had good programming skills and some understanding of technology. But I still can't say whether he invented anything, even a smaller thing like the scroll-wheel on the mouse. (And arguably that isn't even a good small invention in the big picture, but just a way of coping with too many different sizes and ratios for displays. With lower variety in screens, programs could be screen optimized so you don't have to scroll ever.) There is nothing new there, really. Good article.
>>7039 >Important features & useful tools that were well known in the late 70s are actually missing from modern tech because of gaps in education & because having them prevents some avenues toward monetization. (Ex., you can’t live-edit software if the software is closed source.) You could live edit programs ? Wow
>>7042 >Wow Have you heard of The Mother of all Demos? Online video chat with collaborative document editing, in the 1960s.
>>7042 Smalltalk could do it, probably the Lisp machines too.
>>7044 >The Mother of all Demos fascinating story, thank you https://invention.si.edu/mother-all-demos >>7045 what happened, why was the ability lost ?

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Fediverse general Comrade 11/03/2020 (Tue) 21:14:38 No. 5771 [Reply]
Does /tech/ participate in the Fediverse? Seems to me that this is the sort of social media we should be trying to get people into, even if social media itself is kinda trash. I've always disliked social media, but after the news at >>>/leftypol/1066439, I've been considering getting into the Fediverse. You see, I would like the people who DO use social media (basically everyone) to be on better platforms, but I feel I cannot demand that from them if I cannot even use them myself. For instance, it would be disingenuous to ask Comrade Cockshott to start his presence in Mastodon after getting banned from fedbook if I could not be there to follow him and boost his follower stats. So.. So, /tech/, any thoughts on the Fediverse? What are some good instances and communities I could join? What are some people I should be following? What implementations are better, Pleroma, Mastodon, something else? Also fediverse general.
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https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnkoetsier/2020/11/18/youtube-will-now-show-ads-on-all-videos-even-if-creators-dont-want-them/ Is it time to start shilling PeerTube like crazy? I need to finally settle on an instance to move all my video game stuff to, because I sure as fuck did not make a Youtube account in 2006 to spam people with ads.
>participating in anything with "fed" in the name fuck off cianiggas
>>6450 Really makes you think!
<It’s Mastodon 3.3 time 🎉 We’ve got security fixes, performance fixes, new moderation tools and quality of life features! http://blog.joinmastodon.org/2021/01/mastodon-3.3/
>>7037 I don't use Mastodon't but it's always nice to see a Free Software project thriving.

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is tor really worth it Comrade 01/10/2021 (Sun) 03:57:00 No. 6958 [Reply]
tor is so fucking slow. like super slow. and sometimes it won't even load a site at all! how can I speed it up. is it even worth it if I'm not doing anything spicy online. also, does it even help at all if I'm visiting .com sites instead of .onion. Do I need the VPN, tails, Tor, and .onion to be secure? it's so slow it reminds me of 2002.
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>>6960 Using tor with .com is generally as secure as .onion sites as your connection still goes through tor net. The thing that makes onion sites special is that they ONLY let people connect through tor.
>>6999 It isn't unless you assume the node before the website is necessarily trustworthy.
>>7002 That's only true if the connection to the website isn't encrypted, but most sites these days use HTTPS. The problem is more in the fact that cloudflare is becoming an omnipresent man-in-the-middle. But even so, you still benefit by not giving away your IP and severely limiting your browser fingerprint. If you don't give away your identity in your messages, then you're pretty safe since Tor takes care at least of the other side of the equation which is the metadata.
Well thing is just being on leftypol is being spicy,since the govt know what you are doing.I my self don't mind the speed but if you really don't like it just go back to the dark side aka google.Also i've seen some shit about VPNS,and trust me if the gvt want's your info and you are using a vpn they can get it no problem.
>>6958 If you live in a bourgeois democracy that you believe will collapse into fascism before you die of old age, then merely advocating communism through the clearnet is probably too much exposure.

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Linux Comrade 01/21/2020 (Tue) 16:28:10 No. 52 [Reply] [Last]
Why aren't you using Linux? If you are, good job. If not, you better start soon. >Open source vs. Free Software https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/open-source-misses-the-point.en.html >List of free as in freedom distros approved by the FSF https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-distros.en.html >A really good linux distro that doesn't have systemd, but a fast and simple init/service management system called runit https://voidlinux.org/ - Image credit: By [email protected] Larry Ewing and The GIMP, Attribution, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=80930
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>>52 I use Tails myself. My pc doesn't even have a local drive, just a psu, motherboard, ram and cpu
LFS with SELinux and custom userland :3 (I use runit BTW ;) )
What’s some shit I should do to by Xubuntu to make it better in some way? I’m just kinda looking for a little project.
>>7029 by in
>>7030 Fuck I meant to crossout

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