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Comrade 03/26/2020 (Thu) 20:23:25 No. 636 [Reply]
Intel (R) Celeron (R) CPU J3060 @ 1.60GHz 1.60 GHz Those are my PC specs, obviously I will search this by myself but I'm opening this thread for when I come back and see if you guys know if my computer is just useless for any sort of vidya, that's what I heard once, playing Java Minecraft is impossible and smaller games like Darkwood can only run at super low specs, and even then still with lag.
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A perfect time to get into roguelikes.
>>646 You can use this site to see what games you can run https://www.pcgamebenchmark.com/ https://www.systemrequirementslab.com/cyri Scroll down until you see 'What games will it run'
>>650 Thank you so much, if I knew this site I wouldn't have even made this thread.
>>648 I'm going to shill for Dwarf Fortress because it's fun as fuck.
>>660 Honestly, Dorf requires a decent machine to run. Yes, it's basically ascii shit but it is very resource intensive ascii shit due to all of the incredible number of variables it has to run

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Kickstarter workers unionize Comrade 02/19/2020 (Wed) 01:00:29 No. 161 [Reply]
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=22356972 https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/3a8pp5/kickstarter-employees-win-historic-union-election >The decision to unionize at Kickstarter follows a series of victories for union campaigns led by blue collar tech workers. Last year, 80 Google contractors in Pittsburgh, 2,300 cafeteria workers at Google in Silicon Valley, and roughly 40 Spin e-scooter workers in San Francisco voted to form the first unions in the tech industry. In early February, 15 employees at the delivery app Instacart in Chicago successfully unionized, following a fierce anti-union campaign run by management.
How big a victory even is this? Isn't Kickstarter basically just a parasitic finance capitalist?

bunker performance issues Comrade 03/12/2020 (Thu) 22:33:35 No. 461 [Reply]
As I'm sure most of you have noticed, bunkerchan has been having a lot of performance issues lately, with Nginx gives 500 internal errors while clicking on random threads or the catalog. When replying you occasionally get a 'connection lost' message. Image links are broken or disappear or don't expand when clicked. The site itself is much more sluggish and slow. The fact is the bunkerchan userbase has grown from 200ish people to about 750+ people and high amounts of engagement and posts per hour. This is good news but also brings the need for a higher level of technicality. What exactly is the problem? some possibilities: - Lynxchan is fundamentally unscalable. as many anons have pointed out this is actually the largest and most active lynxchan install ever created, so its possible that the code itself is shit at scaling having never been tested at that level before. - The server hardware is inadequate. It's possible the app server hardware is not adequate to the problem. The expensive solution, scale vertically by buying bigger, buffer servers. - Configuration. The fact that the errors are 500 seems to indicate not a problem with nginx, but the app on the backend that its reverse proxying (lynxchan). Maybe its possible to increase performance and scalability by using Nginx caching/microcaching of images/pages. This would allow present servers to be able to scale to many hundreds of more users, if done correctly, there are guides to this online but it requires mucking around in the dirty details of nginx config. Cloudflare itself already does alot of caching so the perf improvement from this might not be as great as a non-cloudflare site. any other ideas? (not a member of the technical staff of bunker).
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>>506 I don't have one
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>>506 >>519 I mean I voted yes in the poll but lets speak frankly. This was supposed to be a temporary space, then 8ch was obliterated and it seems like the new site owner isn't overly concerned for the users wants. If the only problem that could have ever happened due to that trait was with the rogue mod, we should be assured of that. Space_ himself wasn't very apologetic about it and was last seen saying he'd rather delete the whole site rather than do what the users wanted. So it'd be nice if when he asked for server money said something to the effect of "yeah that was fucked up, i cannot foresee this ever being a problem in the future however you should trust me :-)" the minimum gesture would go a long way. And if space_ doesn't want to do it, then the mod team of leftypol is going to have to once again step up and take the responsibility for what they're asking us to do. When this all possibly goes to hell and the people who donated feel robbed they need someone who will accept the blame for it.
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>>520 >>490 So the poll should really be: should we pay for a better server or should we start making plans to move to another site. And my answer in that case would depend on the future, if the tech guy who is supposed to be on break in a few weeks(maybe sooner now with the 'chink flu' as trump calls it) can fix all the little user-side annoyances and inconveniences in lynxchan then we should stay here. If the software is never going to get any better then i think maybe it is worth losing some users who get lost in the move and seeing if we can move to leftypol.org. I'm sure comsopolitonmongrel will give you the domain if you ask, he's said as much in discord when i met him. or another domain if that doesn't work out. Cause we're currently hampered by bad software and an absence of leadership. And we can survive one but not both. just my opinion.
STILL GETTING INTERNAL SERVER ERROR 500'S
>>621 I get these as well from time to time

Cyrilic Encoding in the 1990s? Comrade 03/24/2020 (Tue) 12:40:38 No. 611 [Reply]
>>>/leftypol/391425 >There are some Russian posts but they have some weird encoding >>376661 >I was reading about usenet a couple of months ago and stumbled upon a website that has an archive of posts during the August coup from the 19th of August to the 22nd. It has some posts on the website but most of them must be downloaded. They are in the .tar format but they can be read with notepad or notepad++, or any other text editor. >collapse.su
Fug second link should be >>>/leftypol/376661
It's either KOI8-R or KOI8-U, there's not much difference. I uploaded the original files along with them converted into UTF-8 here: https://files.catbox.moe/twrgxo.7z I accept payment in the form of meganekko.

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Capitalism Ruins Everything Comrade 03/08/2020 (Sun) 08:59:52 No. 412 [Reply]
Thought this story was worth sharing. A bit of an interesting case example as capitalism ruining everything in the end no matter how benign it starts out and a good cautionary tech security tip/tale. https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/03/the-case-for-limiting-your-browser-extensions/ The Case for Limiting Your Browser Extensions >Last week, KrebsOnSecurity reported to health insurance provider Blue Shield of California that its Web site was flagged by multiple security products as serving malicious content. Blue Shield quickly removed the unauthorized code. An investigation determined it was injected by a browser extension installed on the computer of a Blue Shield employee who’d edited the Web site in the past month. >The incident is a reminder that browser extensions — however useful or fun they may seem when you install them — typically have a great deal of power and can effectively read and/or write all data in your browsing sessions. And as we’ll see, it’s not uncommon for extension makers to sell or lease their user base to shady advertising firms, or in some cases abandon them to outright cybercriminals. >The health insurance site was compromised after an employee at the company edited content on the site while using a Web browser equipped with a once-benign but now-compromised extension which quietly injected code into the page. >The extension in question was Page Ruler, a Chrome addition with some 400,000 downloads. Page Ruler lets users measure the inch/pixel width of images and other objects on a Web page. But the extension was sold by the original developer a few years back, and for some reason it’s still available from the Google Chrome store despite multiple recent reports from people blaming it for spreading malicious code. You can click through for the rest but long story short the malware adds ads to the page(how late stage capitalism is that? Everything's about the ads.)

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>>437 If they are proprietary then yes it is, lol
>>437 dumb post. it's always fine until it isn't
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>>437 Even if you vet your addons (I always read the source code), there is a real risk from automatic updates and acquisitions. I'm the developer of a moderately popular open-source extension (< 100k users), and I constantly get spammed with this shit.
>>492 holy fuck porky really is hard for your extension
>>492 How do you monetize it if it's open-source?

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When you HAVE to use Social Media Comrade 03/16/2020 (Mon) 04:05:25 No. 494 [Reply]
Sometimes you just NEED to use a certain social media site for something considering how most-all activity on the internet now goes through about 12 or so sites. I hate these social media sites, and you probably do to, but their ubiquity among the public means that sometimes you just need to use them for whatever reason. So, how can you use a social media site whilst maintaining some security? Obviously you can make a fake account, but what is the best way to do that? What resources can we use to do this? Thanks in advance.
I'm probably just an extreme introvert, but I never felt the need to use facebook, all I ever used it for was playing some of these browser games back when I was 12. but that's really only talking about facebook, I still use youtube to listen to music and use wattsapp to communicate with some people and there's probably not much of a difference there in terms of security and privacy.
>Sometimes you just NEED 'no'
>>504 I mean in our case if there is a lefty group or whatever that unfortunately still uses FB or whatever.
Many of these have become unbelievably invasive. Just as one example, you basically have to get yourself a burner cell phone just to make a Google account these days, because eventually they lock you out of your account unless you respond to a text message for two-factor authentication (re: identity triangulation). An option I have heard might be a possibility but still haven't tested out is to use JMP/Jabber with XMPP to simulate a phone for text messaging.
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>>494 Use alternative front-ends which reduce the amount of direct data the adtech companies get. Unfortunately they are read-only. If you need an actual account to interact with others >>513 is on the mark about how ridiculous it gets. Twitter - https://github.com/zedeus/nitter/wiki/Instances Youtube - https://github.com/omarroth/invidious/wiki/Invidious-Instances Instagram - https://github.com/cloudrac3r/bibliogram/wiki/Instances Try to use an instance that's different from the main one. (e.g. don't use nitter.net right now, it's being bombarded by Japanese people, and invidio.us gets its scrapers blocked somewhat frequently by Google).

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Comrade 03/09/2020 (Mon) 12:16:13 No. 427 [Reply]
Hey so I installed mint on a laptop I got from Walmart after my old one exploded. (literally, buss error) So when I was installing I decided to wipe everything off the laptop in favor of an encrypted partition, well, after I rebooted I noticed something: I still have a working windows partition located on /Dev/sdb1 && yes, that is the actual file name it's located on. So what gives? Why the fuck do I still have a version of Windows installed and can I get the d of it with out breaking my computer?? Help /tech/
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>>450 man dd
>>450 just find and back up your configs if you dont want them lost. Or for some stuff like browser configs i just make a list of extentions, settings, etc. i want to keep
dont install mint lul
>>444 if you have another drive available, rsync -avxHAX /dir1 /dir2
>>443 actually, ignore him and just turn the ssd into a bcache cache drive. that way you won't have to move anything https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Bcache

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programming question Anonymous Comrade 03/02/2020 (Mon) 22:47:59 No. 2685 [Reply]
hello fellow comrades, i am trying to make a simple Firefox extenion, however i'm not familiar with XUL nor javascript. my idea was to creat a simple "auto next" for Omegle video. the pseudo cold would be if omegle video mode on check strager's IP if stranger"s IP already seen = next. if stranger's IP not seen yet = do nothing
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>>2688 thanks
coomer thread, ignore
Can we move tech related discussion to the actual tech board now?
up

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Comrade 03/03/2020 (Tue) 05:54:37 No. 333 [Reply]
>>>/gulag/3941 Our local code monkey has put together a development roadmap and RFC thread for bunkerchan The thread on /gulag/ is full of feature requests, so let's look at the code over here see if we can help Where is the gits for the front end? The backend is vanilla lynxchan IIRC https://directory.fsf.org/wiki/LynxChan but for local dev, changes to the front end are preferred, presumably to try and keep the backend on vanilla

Gigachad 08/11/2019 (Sun) 15:47:53 No. 4095 [Reply]
"Me? Manjaro is the distro of my preferences."
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>>460
garbage

A point release that only gets point update every two years
>>460
its a ubuntu based distro that looks similar to mac os, you should try it
>>4101
>arch
>compiling everything
Did you mean gentoo?
I use Arch, it works pretty well once you set it up all, my only issue right now is that I haven't been able to set up my printer.
>Be Arch >Update once

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