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/tech/ - Technology Anonymous 01/03/2016 (Sun) 17:52:28 [Preview] No. 125 [Reply]
Welcome to /tech/, a technology board. This board is for discussion of technology, both software and hardware.

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All rules and policies are open for discussion in this thread.

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Anonymous 02/07/2017 (Tue) 02:06:08 [Preview] No. 7953 del
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Proposing this picture as the sticky.

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Anonymous 02/07/2017 (Tue) 17:24:08 [Preview] No. 7966 del

These please ring

Anonymous 02/07/2017 (Tue) 17:30:17 [Preview] No. 7967 del
I added /cyber/. I can't change the image.

Anonymous 02/13/2017 (Mon) 08:51:08 [Preview] No. 8015 del
i r8 10/10

Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 22:10:44 [Preview] No. 8102 [Reply]


Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 22:20:16 [Preview] No. 8103 del
It is exciting to think of all the hookers who will have BTC to barter with.

Oh I mean pimps

Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 23:37:51 [Preview] No. 8104 del
btc at $1197
gold at $1249

Anonymous 02/24/2017 (Fri) 08:54:17 [Preview] No. 8105 del
Anyone have a source? Where is it now?

I thought it wasn't supposed to spike like this again. Anyone know who is causing this fluctuation? My guess is some of those russian investors.

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Anonymous 02/21/2017 (Tue) 12:24:23 [Preview] No. 8060 [Reply]
Does anybody know what happened to serax? I was using to as my default searcher (even though it is slower than most) but it seems to be down. I'm not sure what to use in the meantime, what do you use?
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Anonymous 02/21/2017 (Tue) 15:38:31 [Preview] No. 8063 del
searx is software and not limited to single website

by the way, startpage is a broken mess with bloated HTML code full of errors

Anonymous 02/21/2017 (Tue) 15:59:01 [Preview] No. 8066 del
Personally I use CuckCuckGo, doesnt give me any problems.

Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 14:32:52 [Preview] No. 8090 del
Works for me, i use it only in Tor Browser.

Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 19:50:04 [Preview] No. 8098 del
I've also been having problems with searx lately. I just switched to another instance. Has anyone contacted the owner ? I don't use mail.

Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 21:26:47 [Preview] No. 8101 del

That site exist and leads to google.

Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 19:50:20 [Preview] No. 8099 [Reply]
read and learn famzies

Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 19:58:43 [Preview] No. 8100 del
>If a killer app could be a book, this is it. Would you like the power of invisibility?

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Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 19:48:21 [Preview] No. 8097 [Reply]
I'm trying to do something but I don't know the right tool for it.
I want to get the page number from lsw and store it in a file. In this case number 96
This is an example output.
0x1a00005 st
0x180000a the.pdf - 96/181 (96 dpi)
I'm thinking of grep and regex but I've never properly used grep and seems like something too big for such a simple task.

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Webm thread Anonymous 05/23/2016 (Mon) 23:08:37 [Preview] No. 3991 [Reply]
Post your /tech/ related webms
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Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 15:22:34 [Preview] No. 8092 del
>but it is the same amount of trust involved
>How so?
>I'm not saying that by using a
>'nix OS you dont have to trust
>anyone, you do

Yeah like automatically downloading every damn thing you need a la sudo? I mean I used it when I was told to, sure I know how to remote into unix blade in retail stores and navigate all these fake ass virtual systems, yeah, it's fucking exciting as all fuck, don't get me wrong. I am fully vested in social security, I worked my whole fuckin life in IT, and I can live on < 1000 dollars a month. I live in a /pol/ based mentality, this tech board cannot understand, forgive me for abusing this thread. I pray OP will delete my posts.

>there's still mostly proprietary
>hardware if nothing else, BUT
>there's definitely not the same
>amount of trust involved when
>you're using Windows.

After I wrote the above posts, I realized that, I love being baited by a snipey comment like that, "fuckin windows users" I have heard it my whole life from the old days. But see, when baited, I just eat the bait, the fisherman, everything. It's fun for me. Yet, not so much fun for the fishers.

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Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 17:56:46 [Preview] No. 8093 del
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I've met many sound engineers in my work as an independent recording artist, and most of them were meaningless overpaid faggots.

Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 18:11:33 [Preview] No. 8094 del


but thy have to slum for work like all editors and end up cutting dome fag pr0n eventually, oh the horror stories I hear from career editors. Is video or audio engineering really even an actual job that people get paid for? Wow, that's awesome I guess. But the suffering of editing other people's worst video work, is painful, so, maybe pain taken, factors into this equation? We can assume faggoty means weak and petty and not an allusion to sexual prefs.

Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 19:13:06 [Preview] No. 8095 del
That is being over dramatic. You would not be surprised how little some of these musicians know about technology. If you can quickly compliment thee clients desired sound then you are acting as that artists foundation and can control that artist completely for that en-devour. is the artistic intent that they pay you to captain. That is the feeling of power. Now when someone wants you to do something that is artistically bankrupt a lot of these guys fill it in with their kikeling virtue memeing.Disrupting that dynamic by whatever means necessary is the pleasure that is received.

Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 19:19:34 [Preview] No. 8096 del

Hmm, not webm related but that was some good stuff. but

> kikeling virtue memeing.

WTF either you are a kike or you have virtue. I don't buy into recent faggy terms or chanisms, like virtue signal etc, means jack shit to me.

This is kinda fitting tho that we have a cross spectrum thread on tech board about webms and windows versus unix old farts, music engineer versus musician, heh, reminds me of that skrillex song with some dude talking about how no one is a musician if you can't play guitar. I mean, I am bout as good at guitar as I am at nixy stuff, but still, can I play along, yes, can I set up a BF2 server yes. Can I make and upload a webm? Hmm only just recently, thanks to some germans.

Anonymous 02/22/2017 (Wed) 22:05:46 [Preview] No. 8081 [Reply]

>CyberX has confirmed at least 70 victims successfully targeted by the operation in a range of sectors including critical infrastructure, media, and scientific research. The operation seeks to capture a range of sensitive information from its targets including audio recordings of conversations, screen shots, documents and passwords. Unlike video recordings, which are often blocked by users simply placing tape over the camera lens, it is virtually impossible to block your computer’s microphone without physically accessing and disabling the PC hardware.

>Most of the targets are located in the Ukraine, but there are also targets in Russia and a smaller number of targets in Saudi Arabia and Austria. Many targets are located in the self-declared separatist states of Donetsk and Luhansk, which have been classified as terrorist organizations by the Ukrainian government.

judging by the targeted countries i wonder who would benefit from something like this...

Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 04:50:42 [Preview] No. 8083 del
Really makes you think.

Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 09:55:51 [Preview] No. 8085 del
That's so interesting. I always thought of passwords by their sound as I typed them. I wonder how accurate this can be and if the keyboard used has any influence.

Internet Censorship Anonymous 02/08/2017 (Wed) 01:52:49 [Preview] No. 7971 [Reply]
If you are an American, you can thank these two senators (John Mccain and Fritz Hollings) for censoring a large portion of the internet and preventing people from gaining knowledge and learning.

>"Schools and libraries subject to CIPA may not receive the discounts offered by the E-rate program unless they certify that they have an Internet safety policy that includes technology protection measures. The protection measures must block or filter Internet access to pictures that are: (a) obscene; (b) child pornography; or (c) harmful to minors (for computers that are accessed by minors). Before adopting this Internet safety policy, schools and libraries must provide reasonable notice and hold at least one public hearing or meeting to address the proposal."

It is because of them that filtering software such as IBoss exists and why schools have google integrated within their computers to force students to use their services and to use a filtered search.


How does this make you feel?
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Anonymous 02/22/2017 (Wed) 07:50:20 [Preview] No. 8071 del
>some of those little shits have even figured out how to set up proxies on the Windows 7 machines and Chromebooks, bypassing the filters.
Good for them. You should help them. Fuck censorship.

Anonymous 02/22/2017 (Wed) 19:10:49 [Preview] No. 8077 del
I'm not for censorship but i get what he's saying, school networks are for school and not for playing games, watching porn etc. And the reason why they force students to use Chrome is likely that the lazy admin isn't foolish enough to require users to use IE, and makes use of Windows GPO to set up stuff like proxies and custom certificates (Chrome uses Windows' settings, Firefox doesn't trust Windows and has its own way of configuring this).

Anonymous 02/22/2017 (Wed) 19:13:16 [Preview] No. 8078 del

Teacherdood, you get paid by whom, state, city, or feds?

Anonymous 02/22/2017 (Wed) 21:25:47 [Preview] No. 8080 del
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Who cares if the geniuses are multitasking and playing games while you give an inefficient slow lecture, or hand out pointless crossword puzzels as busy work which everyone will cheat on. If the sumb-fucks are not gonna study when it matters, simply hold them back and flunk them until they shape up or drop out.

Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 08:22:56 [Preview] No. 8084 del
Back when I was in high school 4chan was blocked for CP. I thought it was pretty funny. iBoss can be bypassed if you manage to get into the default iboss account on the school system; in mine, I just searched it up on the active directory and guessed the password. Administrators almost had me arrested lmao

Either way, fuckit. It only applies to school kids and even then only 8 hours of the day. For computer dorks it provides a fun game of trying to break it. As long as they don't extend it out to the "real world" and make a filter for all ISPs, I don't exactly give a shit

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Jacob Appelbaum leaves the Tor Project Anonymous 06/03/2016 (Fri) 23:57:29 [Preview] No. 4587 [Reply]
The fuck is up with this, /tech/?

Tight-lipped statement from Tor Project management (Shari Steele): https://web.archive.org/web/20160603234207/https://blog.torproject.org/blog/jacob-appelbaum-leaves-tor-project

Slanderous accusations on twatter: https://web.archive.org/web/20160603234349/https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=11831629

Link mentioned by someone on the mailing list:
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Anonymous 09/11/2016 (Sun) 13:38:30 [Preview] No. 6699 del
archive.is i aint clicking that shit nigger

Anonymous 09/12/2016 (Mon) 12:28:54 [Preview] No. 6711 del
>archive.is meme

let's centralize all links to 1 website so we can data mine ALL links posted on chans

Anonymous 09/12/2016 (Mon) 12:47:18 [Preview] No. 6712 del
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It's an account from a person who was in Jacob Appelbaum's apartment when he raped "River".

He's friends with Jake so it's very biased.

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Anonymous 02/21/2017 (Tue) 15:45:49 [Preview] No. 8064 [Reply]
So my second hand x220 just arrived and all works fine except the backlight adjustment buttons. No biggie. Just set up some aliases that change /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/brightness.

Thing is I noticed a power folder in intel_backlight. Do I manually need to change power usage depending on the value of brightness or is it done automatically ?

/sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/power/control is set to auto but ../power/runtime_enabled is set to disabled.

That kernel flag from the archwiki x220 page doesn't work.

Anonymous 02/22/2017 (Wed) 07:47:04 [Preview] No. 8070 del
I'm trying my best to remeber dealing with power when I was working at Intel, so bear with me.

The 'power' directory is for runtime power management and coresponds to a device going into a sleep state when it is idle (this is *not* the same as suspend to RAM). This directory exists for most devices (I was mostly fiddling with USB devices). In this case a sleep state makes sense for a device such as USB keyboard or mouse, since the device may not be being used and should enter a sleep state (but it's usually fucky and misses the first keypress or motion so it's usually disabled), but I have no idea what it would mean for a monitor. I'm guessing that changing that brightness doesn't count as entering a different *state*, so any power savings from changing the brightness is automatically done by the component; the only time runtime power management states may come into play is when your monitor shuts off due to inactivity (this is my guess, not confirmed).

See Documentation/power/runtime_pm.txt for more.

Hope that helps.

Anonymous 02/22/2017 (Wed) 20:29:41 [Preview] No. 8079 del
That helps a lot. Thanks for pointing me in the right directioin.