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The /g/ Wiki:
http://wiki.installgentoo.com/

/g/ is for the discussion of technology and related topics.
/g/ is NOT your personal tech support team or personal consumer review site.

For tech support/issues with computers, use /wsr/ - Worksafe Requests or one of the following:
https://startpage.com/ or https://duckduckgo.com (i.e., fucking google it)
https://stackexchange.com/
http://www.logicalincrements.com/

You can also search the catalog for a specific term by using:
https://boards.4chan.org/g/searchword or by clicking on [Search]

Always check the catalog before creating a thread:

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ıvılıvı mvnıvm nımıvm vını mvnımınvm ımmınvı mınımvm edition

>Not sure what public trackers are all about?
The mission of /ptg/ is to promote the highest possible standards of tracker service by providing members with opportunities for professional development, by recognizing technical competence through examinations and by advancing the interests of its members.

>Have a question?
- FAQ https://pastebin.com/thLgSkNE
- WIKI https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Private_trackers
- PYRAMID https://uploadir.com/u/pdmhcfez
- TEN CURRY COMMANDMENTS https://pastebin.com/raw/dBbdE73M
- TEN NEON COMMANDMENTS https://pastebin.com/raw/Ud2pGYaE

Use >>>/g/ptg as a link to find the /ptg/ thread.

Remember the following:

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which torrent should I put on as a featured torrent on HDB? length of current queue is about six weeks
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>>69385817
Where do I find their weekly passphrase?
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>>69366838
>Been here at least 8 weeks, has uploaded at least 500 torrents and 500 GB, ratio above 0.65.
Might as well put this much effort in starting my own fucking tracker instead
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what is the thershold bitrate over which in a x264 video usually people do not see any difference?
I guess something around 3-4 Mb/s
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>>69385939
What? Just get an invite, they're easy to find

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>love = true
jesus fucking christ dude
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>>69385765
seems as an intended pun
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>>69385598
your older sister has better structure, and your class is way above me, sorry girl
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>>69385854
cringe
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>>69385598
That's a pretty low effort image, anon.

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Don't buy anything OTHER THAN IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad T, X, and W/P Series if you want the Real Business Experience™
>Other business laptops are welcome in /tpg/ (Dell Latitude/Precision, HP EliteBook/ZBook).

Libreboot-compatible models:
>T60 (check lcd), X60(s/t); X200(s/t. -s requires soldering), T400(s)/500; W500.

Modern models:
>X220/X230 - 12", 768p, cheap and light
>T420/T430 - 14", 900p, widely available, socketed CPU, Coreboot-compatible (Ivy Bridge CPU support on T420), quadcore compatible, classic keyboard swap on *30 series
>T520/T530; W520/W530 - 15", 1080p, DTR, USB 3.0, 32GB RAM in W-series
>T440s/T450s - best price/performance ultraportable
>T440p/T540p; W540/1 - last models with socketed processors

Upgraded models:

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uwu
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>>69385586
Got this for free yesterday.
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Sup guys my laptop finally kicked the bucket so I want to buy a thinkpad, I was thinking about getting the T440 as my budget is ~180€. Would you recommend anything else? I am a mech eng student so I'll be using autocad and doing some coding/light surfing, also should I get it from ebay? Im in europe (Spain) btw

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how frequent does /g/ reinstalls their OS?
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I remember back when windows vista was in beta I would reinstall the OS from XP to Vista several times per day because I liked it back then (even though it crashed every 10 minutes) but I couldn't switch to it permanently because my PC was shit (P4, 1GB RAM) and I could not play even cs 1.6 on it. So I would go from XP to Vista and then couple of hours later back to XP and repeat that several times a day.
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>>69385732
My nigga

I usually only reinstall whenever I replace the motherboard or sometimes if I'm putting in a new boot drive. OS upgrades are always a reinstall.
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>>69385624
on my computer i almost never do it, i reinstall an os on my laptop a fuck ton of times per week since i enjoy fucking with it
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>>69385624
Twice a year
t. OCD
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Whenever it gets cluttered. So quite often actually. Lately ive got a really old macbook air as a present that is almost obsolete. I probably reinstalled every OSX Version about 20 times to figure out which ones the best.

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archlinux + KDE literally windows 10 killer. proof me wrong.
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>>69384934
*teleports behind your back*
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>>69383717
what's with these blurry windows things lately?
It just looks out of place and stupid.
Maybe it wouldn't look that bad if it was only partially transparent or something.

The other thing that irks me it the filemanager's lack of visual separation of window frames.
Everything just floats.

Things like that doesn't just look ridiculous.
Tell me please that this scrollable pane can be scrolled by grabbing anywhere and scrolled by sliding mouse (like smartphones app).
If it's not and the only possible way is to grab this tiny slider then it's flat out shitty design.

I wonder when will people wake up and start telling all these app designers that theirs recent creations are a fucking joke.

it's not an attack at your person or your taste at all.

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>single click opens folder
literally retarded trash tier
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>>69383854
You don't need to use a dock with KDE. You can use the icon only taskbar, and place it on a panel that extends dynamically.
Besides that, the only dock I've ever used that worked well was Plank.
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>>69383717
>win10 to arch
>upgrading from unstable garbage to even less stable garbage

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Is he /ourguy/?
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this again, Luke?
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No, this is
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>>69385918
He only made the kernel, dummy. It by itself is useless.
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>>69385918
I saw Linus at a grocery store in Surrey yesterday. I told him how cool it was to meet him in person, but I didn't want to be a douche and bother him and ask him for photos or anything.
He said, “Oh, like you’re doing now?”
I was taken aback, and all I could say was “Huh?” but he kept cutting me off and going “huh? huh? huh?” and closing his hand shut in front of my face. I walked away and continued with my shopping, and I heard him chuckle as I walked off. When I came to pay for my stuff up front I saw him trying to walk out the doors with like fifteen Milky Ways in his hands without paying.
The girl at the counter was very nice about it and professional, and was like “Sir, you need to pay for those first.” At first he kept pretending to be tired and not hear her, but eventually turned back around and brought them to the counter.
When she took one of the bars and started scanning it multiple times, he stopped her and told her to scan them each individually “to prevent any electrical infetterence,” and then turned around and winked at me. I don’t even think that’s a word. After she scanned each bar and put them in a bag and started to say the price, he kept interrupting her by yawning really loudly.
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Yes I use Linux+LARBS

Linux Distros are a social construct
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>>69385129
nah
it's not that hard to quit
i already quit several times
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>>69385450
kek
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>>69384666
>ideas not being politically ((( relevant ))) makes them false
(((( You ))))
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>>69384666
Nah, Satan. I hope we get another suicide for partnership between /g/ and /pol/
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He's a nigger faggot that cannot write his own compiler and OS. He truly doesn't have divine intellect like me!

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you jelly, faggots?
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>>69385833
Atom?
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>>69385610
>1st gen not 2nd genThreadripper
>16 core not 32 core
What would we be jelly of, you plebeian?
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>>69385610
nope
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>>69385936
Why is virtualization disabled?
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>>69385944
I keep resetting BIOS so i can get my memory frequency up to 2933. Keep forgetting to turn on VT.

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is it possible to develop, or does there already exist a program for a computer or even on a phone itself that automatically detects the elevator music that plays when you are on hold at a call centre or being transfered, mutes it, then unmutes/notifies when you are actually talking to someone? A lot of phone services I use have exponentially long wait times, and this shit fucking annoys me, makes my ears bleed, and pisses off my roommates - its the same droning, sad, torturous, indigestible music on loop every 30 seconds for fucking 40 minutes. most call centres use the same music so that shit gets ingrained into your head. Ive had enough.
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>>69384545
ezpz to build, maybe there's a niche for it.

a little signal processing, a little machine learning.

do it op.

I wouldn't see myself buying it so I wouldn't invest in it, but if you think there are more people out there, you should be able to hack out a prototype on a weekend.
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>>69384585
I don't know squat about programming
If i did or when i do eventually, this'll be on the bucket list.
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>>69384545

There are apps like gethuman

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I don't know his country but I could guess
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>>69385840
how do they get themselves clean? Or do they just not care?
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>>69385884
Said by someone who wipes his ass. Hey faggot, at least I have a clean ass
t. french
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>>69385909
>french people
>clean
Maybe shower more often than twice a week, Louis.

t. japanese
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>>69385909
>Clean
>French
This makes me lol harder than the op
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>>69385909
>clean
>french

https://www.thrillist.com/entertainment/nation/french-people-do-not-like-to-shower-survey-shows#

>only 57% of the French shower daily.

Fuck Evil Corporate Monopolies. I'm ditching all of 'em right now! /g/ should too. I'm done with each one of them. :-[
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>>69385813
>I wish /g/ would be trying this unironically.
Your poison, your computer. Bitchute is the only good thing there.
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>>69382145
>gab.ai
Why would I give my personal info to neonazis?
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>>69384522
>>69384702
And yet 4chan has no problem with hosting loli porn
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>>69384522
>friatider.se
Angry swedish cucks that invent fake news online because they're too passive aggressive to actually clean up their country.
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>>69385943
You are doing it on 4chan.

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debating in my head if i should use clover or firefox with https everywhere for that comfy degenerate phoneposting
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>>69385336
https everywhere doesn't do anything
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>>69385336
no it usee http to talk to the api. check the source code.

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>be me
>I like this open source program (mplayer)
>I would like to contribute but I am not a programmer
>the documentation in my language is incomplete
>I join the mailing list
>"Hello everyone, I want to work on the documentation of my language"
>nothing.jpeg
>I unsubscribe a couple of days later because nobody answers me


Any suggestions for a project that needs translation in Spanish?
the project must have a m$ windows version
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>I like this open source program (mplayer)
There's your problem, try contributing to mpv.

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It's like /dpt/ but polite.

What are you working on?
Have a coding story to share?
Questions to ask?

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>>69385895
I coded this wallpaper without any sort of image editor with gimp.


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