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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:
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What kind of professional skills should one possess before considering if they ought to purchase one of these?
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>>74445678
But it's harder and requires more fiddling.
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>>74445624
critical thinking
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>>74445624
I just don't understand why anyone would buy one of these
>Like the look? Buy a Lian-Li mid tower or similar
>Want the performance? Build a rig that's just as powerful for 1/10th the price
>Want the software? Build an Intel/AMD box and enjoy a stable hackintosh
Then again Apple fans are fine with a 1k monitor stand, so trying to infer a coherent thought process might be a waste of time
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The need to grate cheese
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>>74445853
No one is FINE with it.

I'm actually a pretty serious Apple user but I am never above calling the company out on bullshit or aggressive pricing strategies.

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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
Models before *40 series can be Corebooted

NEW: 1vyrain allows software whitelist removal, access to BIOS advanced menu, and overclocking on compatible chips!
https://n4ru.it/1vyrain/

Modern models:
>X220/X230 - 12", 768p, cheap and light
>T420/T430 - 14", 900p, widely available, socketed CPU, both Coreboot-compatible (Ivy Bridge CPU support on T420); Quad Core Compatible, Old keyboard swap on *30 series

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Will using the Trackpoint make me better at stimulating the clitoris?
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>found ultradock to use with my t440p selling for 12$ US
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>>74441178
You need to make the ISO bootable. It's very easy. I suggest using an open source & free (as in freedom) program like Rufus or Etcher to turn any USB stick into a bootable device.
https://rufus.ie/
https://www.balena.io/etcher/

t. - R. Stallman
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Hey, anons, is it weird that the old Thinkpads are giving me a massive hard-on on a regular basis?
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>>74441060
please respond

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you have less than or equal to ten seconds to justify your freebsd hatred without mentioning the CoC
unixlets need not apply
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>>74437504
a tranny CoC should be enough reason to avoid the project altogether
it is a clear sign that the project was infiltrated by substandard developers, and even if it's not complete shit yet, it will surely turn to horseshit
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>>74437524
fpbp
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>>74437504
Friendly reminder to use OpenBSD - traditional BSD OS.
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>>74440602
wall sauce?

The internet has gone too mainstream we need to go deep under again
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Never left it. Freenode is by some distance still the best place for technical discussion and has the most participants. Rest of IRC is dead tho.

Discord is too focused on gaming and has few dedicated technology/computer science/engineering rooms. Matrix is dead apart from people talking about Matrix or crypto kiddies. No one uses Xmpp.
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>>74445889
>reposting reddit on /g/
You are the reason things are shit.

Burgers logic Edition

>If requesting purchasing advice, please provide your country and what carrier you will be using, along with wanted features, budget, and size. Before posting, narrow down your options by using the links below.
>>What phone has X and Y feature?


>Don't ask, use these!
>https://www.gsmarena.com/search.php3
>https://www.kimovil.com/en/compare-smartphones
>https://www.phonearena.com/phones
>http://phonedb.net/index.php?m=device&s=query


>Good Resources:
>>Reviews

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>>74444615
4000 for S20
5000 for S20+
6000 for S20 Ultra
or hell, just get 6000 for all three and enable 120hz at 2K. If Asus can do it, so can Samsung, but they didn't. It's disgusting.
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>>74445464
most people type on their screen in portrait anyways so its not exactly some kind of earth shattering difference. now that im used to it, a landscape keyboard seems like it would be a bit slower since the buttons are far apart.
>>74445496
..as a cell phone? to message people? the primary use case like 75% of the population uses their cell phone for? i dont have a laptop. if i cant do it on my phone i can remote into my computer and do it there.
>>74445234
the unihertz titan basically just arrived to customers this week to massive dissappointment with a shitty and completely unusable keyboard and the f(x)tec does seem pretty awesome but its so niche that there isn't much word out about it besides prerelease stuff and it may or may not have fully functional android support
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>>74445053
Sorry to tell you but it's a lost cause already. China owns trillions of US debt, your country is already theirs.
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>>74445627
stop reading newspapers owned by the chinese because rupert murdoch hocked it off to them so he can pretend his business isn't failling

the chinese rely on the US and they've embroiled themselves into a codependent relationship to try and make sure that they cant go down unless we go down and vice versa. most companies buy their bottom dollar shit from china so it is kind of a lost cause in some aspects but that doesn't mean i'm just going to give up and violate my integrity as if its inevitable like some kind of europrean
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based OnePlus 7 pro battery

Assemble a part list
https://pcpartpicker.com/
>How to build a PC
https://youtu.be/N6jF1dxN6eQ

Want help?
>State budget & CURRENCY
>Post an attempt at a parts list
>List your uses, e.g. Gaming, Video Editing, VM Work
>For gaming, include resolution and refresh rate
>For monitors, include purpose (e.g., photoediting, gaming)

Gaming build budget ranges
~$300
>Used i7 workstation with added GPU, HTPC, or upgradable bare-bones APU build

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perfect, cheers mate
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>>74445595
There isn't unless the monitor isn't larger than 24". The internet cafe I used to go when I was abroad had 27" 144hz monitors they really had pixellated/grainy look on the so based on my own experience I'd advice not to get a 27" 1080p model. I'd rather get the 24" of that same monitor, 24G2U.
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I'm getting a cheap motherboard (Gigabyte B450M DS3H) because availability and prices in my third world country are shit. I dont care to upgrade to newer processors, I'll just use a 3600
I'm planning on running everything stock except for making RAM run at the advertised speeds. It should be fine right?
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>>74445712
don't sit 3 inches away from the screen
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>>74445927
Yes.

>2010
"oh god were running out of addresses
>2020
still not fully deployed.

it was a meme all along wasn't it?
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>>74435527
>the same thing happens to ipv6 if you give everyone and their dog 1000 addresses
You can give everyone a shitload more of IPv6 and there still wouldn't be a shortage in the next 100 years or longer
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>>74435527
This is exactly what is happening. IP 6 addresses are given out like free falafels. I think you can literally get 16,000 at a time without paying a penny, and repeat the process. They will all be taken soon.
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>>74433128
if you want your networked business apps in winderz to work reliably and quickly you disable ipv6. it's always been a bullshit meme.
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>>74445954
>They will all be taken soon.
oh theres plenty left
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>>74445977
That sounds like it's your shitty business apps that are the issue, not the networking standard.

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>be me
>boomer dad watching youtube on TV
>video about China hotel
>first introvert hotel ever made
>you don't need to talk to anyone
>completely anonymous
>you don't need passport or even keys
>face id system takes care of everything
>face id system
>anonymous
>dad: hey anon look how cool this is
me: internal suffering
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>>74445739
Fuck facial recognition.
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>>74445739
cool blog post
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Does it have to be your own face? Can't you just use a mask?

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Stop Being Poor Edition

Template for asking for buying advice:

>budget
>location
>open/closed
>past headphones
>sound preferences
>intended use
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>>74437194
which one of those would you pick guys and why?
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>>74445848
creative soundblaster
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>>74445461
I have a Gigabyte B450M DS3H board.
>>74445515
>I like how you point this out as if it matters. All Sennheiser headphones are made in Romania now, the 600, 650, 660s, 800, 800s.
Sorry, guess I'm a bit prejudiced against Romanians. Most of them living outside of Romania do not give a good impression.
>>74445732
>the fulla is good if you need the mic in, which is useful for the vmoda boompro
I've been using the onboard mic in. But let's say for the sake of argument that I wanted to get into podcasting, would the Fulla be OK for mic in, let's say Blue snowball?
>magni 3 heresy/atomn is superior as a headphone amp
Would you go with Magni 3+ or Atom, given that I like "warm" sound and tone.
>>74445760
>Please don't listen to these fools above, you aren't going to enjoy the HD600 without a powerful enough amp.
Which would you recommend? $200 and under of course. $200 for both dac/amp.
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>>74445939
Maybe try another PCIe port.
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>>74445912
>if I tell you that I don't hear a difference between a laptop and an amp in terms of quality you'll just call me deaf
Yes, I do. The difference is so huge, that I just can't say anything else to you, if you can't hear it. Also what amp do you have? Maybe it's just not powerful enough to actually make a difference from your motherboards amp.
>Enjoy being a consumerist whore and throw away more money on shit you don't need that does absolutely nothing.
I'm starting to believe, that you're just poor and mad at those, who can afford actual good hardware. How long did you have to save money in order to buy those Sennheisers?

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What are you working on, /g/?

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while (n < 1 || n > 8);

for(int i =0; i < n; i++)
{
for(int j = n - i; j > 1; j--)
{
printf("a");
}
for(int k = 1; k < i +2; k++)
{
printf("b");
}

Is this retarded? How many loops can I stack with eachother? Should I close after every loop or put all closers in the end?
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>>74445891
only one or two. those "paragraphs" are suspiciously short though
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>>74445843

autism
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>>74445905
Things that look like shit:
>quoting a long line or paragraph and not separating your reply with a blank line
>not physically separating independent lines of thought or conclusions from the main body of text
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>>74445903
>Is this retarded?
Yes you forgot to use code tag.

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post your e-peeni scores
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2700X never obsolete babey!!!
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>>74445818
Look OP's pic
3700x single core reference is 511 points
My Intcel 4c 4t is at 509 point. A 50Mhz bump would destroy Poozen
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>>74445933
4 cores? in the year of our lord two thousand and twenty? haha corelet
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>>74445957
You missed the point
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>>74445957
>tfw the 4 cores of your obsolete Intcel chip gimped by security mitigations are still individually stronger than Poozen cores on 7nm secret sauce in 2020

just bought an asus vivobook 15.
how do i remove the botnet?
yes i am infact a poor thirdworlder.

Which version of Firefox are you using?
Stable, Beta, Nightly?
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>>74445741
>Don't WebMs weigh less than MP4s though?
The difference in overhead should be negligible, although I only know numbers for Matroska and not WebM directly (I assume they are at least similar though).
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I don't give 1 fuck about "versions"
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Could you guys please recommend me some adequate user.js's to use for Firefox?
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>>74444354
For me, it's Waterfox Current.

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Is real OOP basically the same as real FP?

selectGreaterThan: value
^ aList select: [:n| n > value].

selectGreaterThan value
= filter (\n -> n > value) aList


The first is Smalltalk, the second is Haskell. Have the Java and C++ monkeys pulled the wool over our eyes by making us think that they're the real OO languages?
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>>74445765
If you can read that, you probably have sand in your crack, so that's why you're so pissed off.
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>>74445701
Nygaard and Dahl's OOP was quite different and didn't make a radical break with old paradigms. It is still an influence on Smalltalk but ultimately Nygaard and Dahl preferred to use their work simply to make it possible to define abstract datatypes rather than to implement the goals Kay had.
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>>74445796
>Nygaard and Dahl's OOP was quite different and didn't make a radical break with old paradigms
Wrong. Simula-67 had everything modern OOP has, from virtual methods to polymorphism and inheritance, even garbage collection. All that while using an ALGOL-like syntax, which was widely known at the time.

Smalltalk literally adds nothing new except a weird ass syntax.
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>>74445820
Alan Kay actually invented the term object-oriented programming and he listed these three characteristics of it:

>Messaging
>Local retention
>Protection of state-process

These are all in Smalltalk. Not so much in Simula. Inheritance and virtual methods and polymorphism don't even come into it. Polymorphism naturally emerges from messaging because different objects can handle messages differently. Inheritance can be implemented atop messaging by having an object send messages it doesn't understand to a member representting its superclass, and messaging achieves the same thing as does virtual methods, plus more.

ALGOL-like syntax is just an idol. It isn't special. I prefer the more readable Smalltalk syntax. It is clean and simple, in a similar way to how Lisp's S-expressions are. Someone who doesn't know Smalltalk syntax but does know ALGOL-like syntax will disagree, but that's only because they've already had their brain reshaped by extensive use of ALGOL-like syntax. We would have to conduct an experiment on syntax-naive subjects to determine which is the easier to get to grips with, of course.
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>>74445620
>Is real OOP basically the same as real FP?
No. You know, syntax is not the same as semantics.


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