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Is Emacs even usable with Vi-like key bindings?
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>Elisp is so good that now I use it as my main programming language for quick scripting and small programs instead of Python or Bash.

that must be extremely painful, I am so sorry.
I did org-mode for a year before I switched to space-macs. Should've made the switched long ago. Emacs bindings are trash.
i'm too autistic for evil. i keep using emacs bindings.
>open emacs
>write code
>put cursor after code and type C-x C-e
>see result

Painful is anything else.
> use palm to press ctrl
Destiny does this too
Destiny also has manlet hands

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>Read the sticky:

>GNU/Linux questions?

>PC building?

>Programming questions?

>Good, cheap, laptops?

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Dumb question but what stops viruses from affecting USBs you plug in to reimage windows?
For android, is it possible to install only security updates (ex: only upgrading to the latest version of Oreo)?
I got new fans to replace the shit stock fans in my case. should I go 2 intake, 1 exhaust? for the intakes, should I put them on the bottom and middle on front or the middle and top?
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have a switch connected to a router by old cat5e cables going across the house inside walls etc

the cables handle 1gbps just fine, but there is something iffy that causes the link to auto negotiate down to 100mbps after some time

this can be temporarily fixed by unplugging and replugging the cables in either end, but after a day or so its back to 100mbps link again

can i somehow force the cable to stay in 1gbps no matter what? there are no apparent options for turning off auto negotiate on either piece of hardware
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What are the best professional microphones when you're on a tight budget?

In /csg/ we discuss the cheap shit you see on Gearbest, Taobao, AliExpress, Banggood, eBay and similar sites.

New guide under construction

>IRC channel
#/csg/ on rizon


>Aliexpress price tracker, don't get (((chinked)))!

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Hey guys I am going to become a vtuber soon.
I need a not so shit cheap webcam for eye tracking and a mic.
This one looks interesting but any rec is welcomed
what the fuck kind of external hdd uses usb-mini?
your smartphone and ipwebcam
i need a pc mic. i apparently need a "dynamic mic" to not pick up any background noise. any good ones?
after my first webcam order fell through and not finding anything of quality i decided to just buy a 1080p webcam off amazon

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why are people still on Windows 10 despite it being completely inferior compared to flagship linux DEs like GNOME and KDE?
>m-muh bideogaymes
either use WINE, buy a gaming console, or just simply grow the eff up
Windows 10 isn't an OS. it is an operating-system-as-a-service with an exorbitant subscription fee that you constantly pay with your personal data
>i-it isn't a big deal bro everyone uses Windows
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Bet you like feet
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>why are people still on Windows 10 despite it being completely inferior ...
>compared to flagship linux DEs like GNOME and KDE?
And without, say, an ethernet driver at install for Debian to grab remote packages automatically it's basically Arch with apt.
how old must your board be for debian not to have an Ethernet driver?
c. 2013 Poweredge R910

Ubuntu 16 had it.

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>"final" interview
>study all week for it
>interview lasts only 15 minutes and they don't offer me the job yet
Why must things be this way?
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Failing is failing, it doesn't matter when you fail.
Yeah, but the people who get further might feel more positive about trying again.
The right will blame "globalism" for this, but it's the destiny of any capitalist nation. They can try to institute Protectionism all they want, but soon it will erode and be dismantled by the corporate elite undoubtedly in bed with the government.
no, we will blame jews
fuck off thinker

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Who else downloading the newest beta update? 9 GIGAROONIES
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>Even if I was very wealthy
keep coping, wagie
it's funny how the only come back is
>your just poor lol
Kek, indeed.
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do the needful iJeet
ever heard about the fox and the grapes?

nah is it "stable"? i'm to lazy to full backup.

t. npc

but there is some truth around here cooling and thermals really sucks hard, and software update are getting worse and worse. meh i don't care i'll move back to loonix if they shit the bed when hypothetical arm migration

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Why does this garbage exist?
I'm not sure why you exist OP, ask your parents.

What are g’s thoughts on swift?
About it’s syntax?
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I just started learning it recently and think it’s bizarre in its structure.

How come you’re moving away from Apple?
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>What are g’s thoughts on swift?

>About it’s syntax?
kotlin/scala rip off

should be avoided at all costs
my mac got stolen
Slow GC base ARC

What is the best way to rip my massive Spotify library in an organized fashion? I have my music sorted in playlists and folders and want to make a local copy since so much music gets deleted.
Deezloader or SmLoader

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Loonix Fact #209

Loonix has no "icon with thumbnail" support, which is present in Windows, even though the feature request has been around for over a decade.

>using an "OS" with no basic file display support

Why are you seriously using a Server OS with hacked-together parts for your desktop?

Loonix is cobbled together shit that only hobbyists, manchildren and NEETs use.

Why are you still listening to NEETs on /g/ and trying out their hacky "OS"?

>no graphics support
>bad display server

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You probably mean GNU/Linux.
How the fuck do I use this with Furryfucks? I've never found a straight answer online.
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>he's still seething at this bait thread
You can do it on every website.
>No one uses KDE.

but why though, it's simply the best desktop linux experience available

>inb4 krashes
>inb4 bloat

less bloated than the windows UI or mac OS. more fully featured than GNOME. just because your shitbox PC from 2009 struggles does not make it bad

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If only this toy supported AES encryption and its SoC wasn't a proprietary mess, it would be the perfect privacy machine.

It's so close. Such a shame.
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many things!
> jcblock (stopping telemarketing calls)
> log data continuously and upload it to personal mega (I don't know, stock charts)
> sound clock (a short jingle every hour and different ping at 15/30/45 mins)
> syncthing backup server
> rsync over the net backup server
> auto download of YouTube videos / torrents when published
> build a Quantum Leap Handlink (a 'remote' from the TV show)
you can also put it on your forehead and say "I AM BORG. INDUCTANCE IS FUTILE" but that is too patrician for many
My 3b is an libreelec/kodi box. I like it.
still more functional than iPhone
>supported AES encryption
>supported an algorithm
you can still use it without hw acceleration

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This thread is for the general discussion on gaming laptops, post yours and discuss them.

>Why a gaming laptop when a pc is better?
A gaming laptop has superior power compared to standard laptops, being only rivaled by business laptops while those lack the graphics capabilities of a gaming laptop. Gaming laptops have the mobility advantage over a pc.

>But I don't gayme
Read above

>You can't cool that thing + the battery life is shit
Not all gaming laptops suffer from poor cooling and most issues can be fixed with after market solutions like liquid metal or a quality thermal paste + a modest undervolt.
Battery life is very short during heavy use, but in standard use it will last longer when it's not using the gpu. These things are not meant for gaming on the go in a car for example so you'll almost always have a outlet near you when you want to do demanding tasks.

>Effects of repasting and liquid metal on performance:

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>Ryzen has proved itself the superior processor for gaming tasks
No it hasn't. Stop parroting YouTuber bs.
Intel has much better single thread performance, Intel machines always achieve higher fps on games (with equivalent processors ofc).
Don't get me wrong, I really like the new ryzen stuff, but for gaming in particular Intel is better no doubt.
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This seems nice.
Did any anon own a Alienware m11x before? How were they for daily use being 11 inch?

Was considering getting one as refurbs are cheap and out of pure curiosity into how dell managed to shove so much in a small system but not as a daily driver if it's shit.
Flexin girlfriend
those are pretty shit, a friend of mine got his replaced twice for failures within a week of use and just settled for a refund in the end, also if I recall correctly they only have 1 ram slot so no dual channel.

I got to thinking about the chans while programming today and some ideas started to accumulate. Right now, the most ridiculous bullshit plaguing a large amount of discourse on this underwater basket weaving family of websites is the rampant shilling and affiliated sockpuppetry. What is we developed a good guys cryptographic protocol that we managed from some secure root of multi-party consensus control, and had some way to issue cryptographic tokens to trusted users?
>These tokens could be included in the subject or first line of a post.
>Users could access some validation site that accepts the token and verifies it against the secure root of control.
>Passing this validation would mean that it is highly unlikely that the post was created by a shill.
>This approach would allow for independent validation irrespective of any site administration policies.
>It would be exceedingly hard to restrict such tokens on this site, they could be encoded in so many different ways - Image QR codes, stenographic images downloaded from the token issuance site, etc. Browser plugins could be developed to automatically validate the tokens.
>Tokens would expire after a certain narrow time frame (~48 hours) to prevent reuse attacks.
Let me have it, anons.
frosted butts
sounds like somthing nobody will ever use unless you give them a reason
sounds like a captcha with extra words and memes
How do I know you're not doing 4D shilling right now?
"shills" just means "people I don't like"

>imageboards need to ban more users and be less free
Lmfao kid
Go to discord and reddit where you can ban whoever you want

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Have you ever convinced a girl to switch to GNU/Linux?

>meet a girl that came to America with her family
>she occasionally complains about her computer being too slow but her parents not wanting to buy a new one
>ask her what she uses the computer for
>"just to hear music and browse the web"
>tell her I can make it faster but she wouldn't be able to run most other software like games or office anymore
>she says it sounds fine and she doesn't need that
>install Ubuntu with GNOME
>set up a cronjob to keep the system up to date
>set Firefox to start automatically when she logs in
>fast forward 2019
>haven't talked to her in almost a decade
>casually meet her today

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My gf asked me to install a distro to her notebook, but since she works with a lot of adobe stuff and usually play gaymes, I said it would be better to just install Windows.
Thought about installing hackintosh, but I think it wouldnt run on it. Besides gaming on Apple must be trashy.
ITT incels
Sure my wife uses Pop OS because her laptop was too slow.

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When did you wake up from the loonix meme and realize macOS is the final red pill?
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most zoomers don't even own a desktop/laptop computer now. my 16 year old cousin has only used Windows in school and can hardly operate a computer without a touchscreen
It used to be the final red pill but now Apple is going all stupid with ARM and making macOS into iOS Desktop Edition.
Like 15 years ago
Almost as old as that ad is. Do you realize that what the ad portrays vanished years ago right? Mac is only a children's toy now.

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