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The /g/ Wiki:
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/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:
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what ungodly shit is mozarella doing with my memories
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after killing ff
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>>73285921
How many tabs?
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>>73285865
>firefox-bin
>bin
You asked for this
But then again, 4 cores, are they even real cores or hyper threads?
Can't expect a corelet to compile ff.

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Who is your programming god?
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>>73286259
/thread

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Snowden, when talking about companies respecting your privacy on their mobile phones says.
>"Apple's a lot better at this than Google."
Thoughts? Is he correct?
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>>73285790
He's just saying "Apple does a better job at selling your data than Google"
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>>73285790
According to Apple, yes. None of them should be trusted. They're literally platforms made for compromising privacy.
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>>73285901
yea he knows fuck all, dude is a highschool dropout burnout
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>>73285790
Apple is better in the idea, but they are all just as shit in practice.
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>>73285790
>respecting your privacy
What does this mean again?

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Here's some suggestions on different OS.

>Windows
Only necessary if you play video games or use photoshop. Which /g/ normally don't.

>Mac
Don't bother.

>Linux
What you should use as a daily distro.

Here's my recommendations:
>I'm new to Linux what distro should I use?
Don't start with Ubuntu or Linux Mint. Go with Devuan first.


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>>73285705
With that attitude. You might show yourself as an example first.
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What's wrong with Linux Mint? That's what I always install on everyone's systems. Especially elderly people that only go on FB and email.
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>>73286203
Systemd.
also has malwares.
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>>73286203
gg
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>>73286203
Nothing.

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what went wrong? why are they such security nightmares and bloated coomware?

>download html and images
>render to screen
how is this so hard to accomplish? instead browsers are the biggest security risk that runs on your entire computer, endlessly leaking information about your identity and activities, sometimes compromising your entire OS.

what the fuck is this. why are browsers so shit? why can't they just design a simple application that fetches the files renders to the screen?
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>>73284479
Literally Palemoon.
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>>73285964
Geez, how did we ever manage to survive before there was a service or app for any utterly useless thing...
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>>73286120
Java was definitely a thing, and Flash...
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>>73284427
Web browsers are basically operating systems now. They need to do everything.
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>>73286230
Just use Emacs

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any decent linux-based systemd-free distro or should I move to FreeBSD?
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>>73281170
inbreeding and british cuisine
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>>73276403
Guix
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>>73282679
Facts aren't racist

>>73282888
Trips of truth
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Why does linux force users to update every single program in a linear fashion, Why can't I upgrade gimp and downgrade libre office if i wanted without causing a dependency hell? Why is basic software tied to the same shared libraries as crucial system files? What idiot thought taking shared libraries to the extreme was a good idea? Why are the gnome devs constantly breaking API's and ABI's? If Linux has so much freedom why does Red Hat, Canonical and GNOME have so much say over everything? Why does /g/ always spread distraction propaganda about systemd, and deepin being spyware or MX Linux using bots to get on the front page of distrowatch, or Ubuntu being amazon spyware and all these other dumb conspiracy theories inolving transexuals and jewish people taking over Linux. We know that's not true lets talk about Linux's real problems for a change.
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>>73286049
Potential developers need to have an extremely well understanding of a confusing fragmented digital ecosystem that makes up less then 1% of computer users. Why would any one waste time? The smallest minority of computer users has the most confusing standards and give everyone a head ache.

https://www.thegamer.com/developer-says-will-skip-linux/
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>>73286093
And you propose to fix this how?
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a week ago I finally started doing some windows virtualisation in order to run some programs uni forces me to, I had a windows build from 2015 and software piece from 2018 and guess what, it installed absolutely flawlessly
imagine being at linux computers where even the slightest thought of backwards compatibility in dependencies and libraries causes segfault
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long time no see reposchizo
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>>73286154
2018? That's ancient Are you fucking crazy running a static linking dinosaur software that is long discontinued by a full fucking year? That holds huge security risk and it runs many separate 20kb background processes that could be within the same shared libraries. I bet you just downloaded a virus and got a bluescreen of death! hahah faggot

BBC News launches Tor mirror

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/technology-50150981

discuss
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https://www.bbcnewsv2vjtpsuy.onion/news/business-50138612
LMAO
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>>73286108
They're talking about countries with nationwide censorship of the internet, you brainlet (China, Iran, etc.)
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>>73286108
there are 3 examples in the third line of the article, and in the picture in the OP.
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>>73286013
the BBC isn't part of the government, it's just law to pay them money when you buy a TV.
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>>73285999
So fucking what? Facebook has an official Tor mirror too.

>just werks
>packages for everything, even GUI shit
>clean syntax
>fast enough for most apps

Is this the most based language of all /g/entoomen ?
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>>73286125
what language?
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for somewhat simple stuff? yes
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>>73286186
the cope
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>>73286216
Ain't JS messy though? Dunno, that's what I've heard.
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>>73286125
If you don't care about efficiency, and the "Just werks" shit doesn't give you a deep rooted sense of anxiety and unease, then yeah python is great.

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Chaika Edition

Previous thread:
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>Read
>>51971506

>GNU/Linux questions?
>>>/g/fglt

>PC building?
>>>/g/pcbg

>Programming questions?

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So I have a question about the upcoming black friday sales. I want to get a higher res monitor. I'm thinking about an MSI Optix MAG271CQR. My question is, I really don't ever max out my computers GPU usage, it hovers around 45% in most games. Does this mean I can handle the 2k monitor? Is this a good monitor for 2k gaming? I do not wanna buy something so expensive and have buyers remorse.
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Is there anything i need to do when upgrading my cpu, like mess with drivers from the old one and stuff like that or can I just put it in with no issues.
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>>73285643
You might have to upgrade your BIOS. After that you can just drop it in and it should work.
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How can I move all my apps settings from Win8.1 to Win10? Like all my browsers with add-ons and bookmarks, vscode, qbittorent with torrents etc.
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>>73286238
Install W10, install browsers, vscode, qbittorent again.

I worked for a software development company for about 8 months and noticed that almost all of my co-workers use Adderall and at the very least a mixture of vitamins to stay on top of the stressful work load. Why do people concern themselves with automation when brain stimulant use at work is a bigger problem

The problem with brain stimulants such as adderall is even though they improve the speed at which tasks are complete without increasing the number of mistakes, they break your natural value system, adderall is a great dietary drug due to it killing your will to eat. This should be a red flag about the nature of brain stimulants, they increase your ability to work, but they kill your values, which are instinctual for survival.

If brain stimulant use at work continues, I can predict that we will eventually be forced to work 20/7, whenever we start running low on fuel a person will come out with a needle and give us a booster to keep us working, we will be allowed to have 4 hours a day to attend to our out of work lives or buy products using our money and get back to work.

There will be no automation of skilled labour because they're just going to engineer drugs to optimize our inefficient traits out of us.
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>>73285809
Both were about government taking private property. One gave it to select few other pretended it belongs to everyone but in practice gave governing rights to select few. As for discriminating against communists, the thing any socialist hates the most is a different kind of socialist.
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>>73285864
So you are saying China switched from socialist to national socialist?
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>>73286171
If you use the term "national socialism" without trying to describe the specific policies of the Nazi regime but a general position of how state and economy should interact, yes.
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>>73282010
"Some tools were not meant to be welt by Man"
- J. Robert Oppenheimer
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>china is based

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Do you carry around your laptop in a backpack or manbag /g/?
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>>73258751
I don't carry a laptop around very often, only when I'm traveling for work. In that case I'd usually have it in a backpack or some form of plane luggage.
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>>73276287
NOOOO YOU CAN'T USE A NORMAL BAG, YOU HAVE TO BE A SLAVE TO ISRAEL LIKE ME AND MY SOCIAL REFUSE FRIENDS
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>>73262416
if you live in tennessee i think we're in the same irc channels lol
i commuted 2.5 hrs round trip for work for a couple weeks since renovations in my apartment got delayed. never doing that again, i'll take the hotel even if it means my rent isnt prorated as much
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>>73260646
>i deserve 15$/h
i will have one large number 2 and a diet coke pls
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>>73258751
I use this case for my ThinkPad

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Can we ever again have Internet that is fun again, instead of this serious business/politics shitshow it is today?
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>>73284716
>I won't singlehandedly change the entire internet
shut up dumbass
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>>73284771
>http
nice try mr. fbi guy
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>>73284716
>why is the internet shit
1. Economics: Since the internet is highly commercialized, economics encourage various undesirable behaviors. Clickbait articles, constant advertising surveillance, grifters drifting into every community looking for a buck, inefficient code being more efficient for a corporation in the age of cheap hardware. Information economics also apply: Many old communities basically formed as an inefficient way to gather information and ask questions about a topic. Now wikis hold information and Reddit answers questions, which is more efficient but means you lose those communities.
2. Marshall McLuhan ("The medium is the message"): The form of websites modifies how users interact with those websites. Twitter's 200 character limit will inherently lead to different discussions to Tumblr's blog style, or Reddit's tree-style threads. The results are often worse than forums/irc.
"The medium is the message" also holds for the devices we use. A mouse, keyboard and taskbar encourage a different style of interaction to that encouraged by smartphones. This could be oversimplified as encouraging creation rather than consumption. (This can also be seen on the desktop with the move from Geocities style personal pages, through Myspace style HTML templates, to Facebook's singular page style.)
3. Human Psychology and centralization: Centralization results in something of a monoculture, as seen by the generally common shitposting styles across most common websites. Faced with the presence of thousands of humans in a community while our brains are designed to deal with ~300 tops drives us crazy. So we look for increasingly contrived in-group signals while dehumanizing the outgroup.

>what can I do about it
Probably nothing. My idea is to find a niche and try to create a small community structured in such a way as to avoid being battered by the three tides above. In practice, doing this without it being deader than the average textboard is probably not viable
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>>73284581
Haha poor zoomer they never get experience of all teens web like fb or myspace in late 2000s
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>>73284762
honestly my opposition to censorship has been in freefall over the past while. i'm not saying i'm in favor of it, but it's an interesting thought experiment:
imagine if the government did censor all political discussion on the internet. sure, it's annoying that you can no longer share your very important opinions online - but the overall signal to noise ratio of online discussions would increase as those pointless arguments were stripped out. if they did this without mass surveillance, would it really be the worst thing in the world?

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When I ask people what programming language to learn most answer to stay away from c++ etc.

If c++ is so disorganized and hectic and overall messy language, then how come most of the prominent applications are written in c++?
How come almost exlusively operating systems are written in c++ or or have its software developed by c++.

Almost all of the complex video games are coded in c++ also.
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>>73286107
shiiiiit alright then.
Going straight in
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>>73286117
Just make sure you use a proper guide / book that actually teaches you C++.
Many guides just teach you C and then teach you your first C++ feature in chapter 37 or so.
That's bullshit. I'm not saying use IOStreams, but I'm saying use references, use smart pointers, use RAII, use classes, use templates, use lambdas, use C++ containers instead of broken C arrays or pointers and only use raw pointers for non-owning references.
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>>73286155
>only use raw pointers for non-owning references
Non-owning references that can be null, to be precise. Otherwise, use references. And make them const where possible.
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>>73286155
>Just make sure you use a proper guide / book that actually teaches you C++.
Any recommendations?
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>>73286229
No, It's been a long, long time ago when I learned C++. The book C++ primer should be fine for a beginner.


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