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/tech/ - Technology Anonymous 01/03/2016 (Sun) 17:52:28 [Preview] No. 125 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Welcome to /tech/, a technology board. This board is for discussion of technology, both software and hardware.

Wiki: https://wiki.installgentoo.com/
IRC: #/tech/, #InfinityNow and #endchan on irc.rizon.net - https://qchat.rizon.net/

NSFW files are only allowed if they are spoilered. Tech support, consumer advice and desktop/ricing threads are all allowed for now.

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

Related boards:
>>>/cyber/ - Cyberpunk & Science Fiction
>>>/lv/ - Libre Vidya
>>>/markov/ - bot hell
>>>/os/ - Online Security
>>>/t/ - Torrents/trackers
Edited last time by ring on 06/14/2017 (Wed) 23:18:55.
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betamax Board owner 12/14/2017 (Thu) 00:10:43 [Preview] No.11932 del
>>11922
>>11927
Added. If people make 5 more good 500x200 banners, I'll delete all the non 500x200 banners.
Edited last time by _ on 12/14/2017 (Thu) 00:11:41.


Anonymous 12/15/2017 (Fri) 04:02:48 [Preview] No.11941 del
>>11923
>Flags could be fun, post count is so low some experimentation is worth exploring.
Flags won't help that. Post count on /tech/ is low because post quality is low, because the quality of the people posting is low. Since I stopped posting here regularly, anyway.


Anonymous 12/15/2017 (Fri) 09:50:14 [Preview] No.11942 del
>>11906
I made that flag together with the other flags, mostly for shitposting purposes. Josh was not involved.
I did use the same set of flags on 16chan /tech/ back when it existed.


Anonymous 12/15/2017 (Fri) 19:13:32 [Preview] No.11943 del
>>11941
Sorry, you misunderstand, I wasn't very clear. It's worth experimenting for fun and post count is so low there are few who care, I think it could be an interesting board dynamic. However, I know you will oppose any proposal, you made that clear in your /operate thread drama.


Anonymous 12/15/2017 (Fri) 21:45:46 [Preview] No.11944 del
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Anonymous 11/30/2017 (Thu) 14:19:24 [Preview] No. 11817 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
A new Net Neutrality debate should begin. No matter who you are, whatever your political preference, whether you support or do not support Net Neutrality, I'd like to hear from all of you!

Why Do Major Corporations - Who Are Known For Censoring Their Social Platforms - Want Net Neutrality?

>>>/news/3886
https://archive.fo/https://endchan.xyz/news/res/3886.html (I'll be archiving the debate as it unfolds)

This thread documents and exposes the censorship behind three major tech companies that support Net Neutrality.

Now we really want to figure out WHY and what you anons think about all of this.
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Anonymous 12/10/2017 (Sun) 01:50:06 [Preview] No.11888 del
From what I understand now, its all about the money. ISPs (ATT, Comcast, Verizon et al) fighting content providers (Google, Facebook, Netflix et al) over attempted consolidation of profits.

ISPs want to charge more per content in the near future (removing unlimited bandwidth or making it extremely expensive). Reason? They are losing so much money from growing 'cable cutters' (TV opt outs).

Content providers want Net Neutrality because ISPs would inhibit user's traffic to their services (via more costly bandwidth caps). This would interfere with their profits.

So its greedy corps vs greedy corps.


Anonymous 12/10/2017 (Sun) 02:00:30 [Preview] No.11889 del
>>11888
You're not wrong. But I just realized, content providers mostly benefit from ad revenue in a sellers market. So what do they care if a prices go up, they'll just be competing for your attention to shitty netflix or shitty facebook, but competing for the same money as with good netflix and good facebook.


Anonymous 12/10/2017 (Sun) 07:35:33 [Preview] No.11892 del
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>>11887
>To be fair this isn't really a free speech issue so much because it's not really an issue of getting your word out, it's an issue of advertising your agenda effectively alongside massive HD streaming, be it bragging how cool your frags look in 120fps or reminding people that there's fluoride in the water. The mass appeal is what's going to cost money. I don't really think that the door has been opened to completely stop "harmful" networking of ideas, nor does it need to be, the authority can just make up whatever excuse and ban what they ban like in Britain or Sweden or China. What has been started is clearing of the wood, that paves the way for it no longer being a business secret what you do in somebody else's physical network and allowing ISPs to tattle to anyone they like if you commit wrongthink where previously their hands would have been tied for privacy if somebody comes asking. If ISPs can admit to knowing what kind of networking you're doing, they can admit to knowing what to sell when somebody wants to buy your information.

Doing a 180 degree subject turn, the post.

>Your various chucklenuts can do what they wish by me if they think they're able to be effective. If you ask me Google is one of them, and they've come so far as to build their own financially failing fiber network and maybe their own ISP service to use it, why not. The funny thing is, Google Fiber is not competitive because ISPs are too restricted, cheap, and useful.

Google Fiber is spreading dumbass, not the other way around. Unless you're historically illiterate and you are, companies like Comcast got their beginnings with practices like that in the start as well and then when they controlled the market, treated their consumers like shit because they knew they had no way out. Spouting normie meme trash like a smartass doesn't negate your lack of foresight.

>That changing, Google might become the megacorporation to push all competition out of cities, and then lower the prices and bring plenty of that free shit to everyone.
>and then lower the prices and bring plenty of that free shit to everyone
>mfw

Yeah, because every tyrant in history that has ruled without opposition has never abused their power right?

>I bet there'll still be plenty of ad hoc radio amateurs on At&T in the deepest Kentucky.
>Not knowing how Ad Hoc or Meshnet works

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Anonymous 12/10/2017 (Sun) 11:38:19 [Preview] No.11893 del
>>11817
Will people shut the fuck up already about net neutrality, it's a load of fucking shit, a power grab from a bunch of greedy kikes. It's not fighting monopoly of internet service and infrastructure, it's encouraging it and putting it under the "guidance" of a select few, perhaps even an unelected autonomous department. There are real problems out there, stop debating the actions of two groups of greedy kikes to decide which is less evil.


Anonymous 12/15/2017 (Fri) 22:48:56 [Preview] No.11945 del
So now that Net Neutrality is not a thing what's your "wishlist" on the least worst case scenario?

>P2P traffic is only throttled but at least left undisturbed
>normalfags who use bullshit like hulu, netflicks, fagbook, youtube etc religiously have to pay for data packages
>videogaming is raped but fortunately p2p (ironically) rescues it

What I think will actually happen

>P2P traffic will be banned
>normalfag bullshit sites like tumblr, reddit etc are the only websites you can access with "Standard" cheap internet packages
>there will be a special package so you can access "bad goy" websites
>online videogaming completely dies and only the rich can afford it



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HP keylogger Anonymous 12/10/2017 (Sun) 20:13:39 [Preview] No. 11897 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
>TL;DR: HP had a keylogger in the keyboard driver. The keylogger saved scan codes to a WPP trace. The logging was disabled by default but could be enabled by setting a registry value (UAC required).

https://zwclose.github.io/HP-keylogger/


Anonymous 12/11/2017 (Mon) 12:47:11 [Preview] No.11900 del
Fuck, this is even dumber than when Sony put a rootkit on their music CDs. OP pic must be an actual photo of what the HP execs look, literal brainlets. I don't know why users trust people so fucking stupid with their operating system.


Anonymous 12/11/2017 (Mon) 20:56:09 [Preview] No.11903 del
>>11900
>I don't know why users trust people so fucking stupid with their operating system.
Because most of them are dumb fucks that don't see a point about that, since they see it as "conspiracy theory".
Fucking idiots, I'm tired of this dumb society, really.


Anonymous 12/12/2017 (Tue) 00:33:43 [Preview] No.11904 del
>>11897
I would lose my fucking shit if they found some type of telemetry device inside of a fucking AC adapter.


Anonymous 12/12/2017 (Tue) 23:50:01 [Preview] No.11918 del
>every capitalist product ever made is full of debugging turds and other shit that makes up 70% of the product
>one of them has 100 LOC which can be technically called a "keylogger" which is a bad term and triggers the goyim
>no actual way to turn it on without admin
>less work to just paste some keylogging code in when you have admin rights
it's fucking nothing


Anonymous 12/15/2017 (Fri) 00:58:07 [Preview] No.11940 del
>>11897
>using proprietary software
kys



Anonymous 12/14/2017 (Thu) 03:07:22 [Preview] No. 11935 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Who allocated time to give birth to this image?
Who exactly is the subject talking to?
Why is the subject wearing dress attire?
Why did he choose to use seven proxies instead of, say, six?
Why did he use proxies instead of other methods of anonymity?
What actions did he commit to warrant hiding behind seven proxies?
If he wasn't hiding behind seven proxies, what would he be subjected to?
Is his clear display of confidence a sign that he is certain his identity is safe? Perhaps his adversary is incompetent?
Why did he refer to his location relative to the proxies as "behind"?
Is the capitalization of all the text a method for conveying the fact that he is yelling?
How did this particular image gain popularity and root itself into the minds of the viewers?

All the questions that will most likely remain unanswered.


Anonymous 12/14/2017 (Thu) 10:00:48 [Preview] No.11936 del
>>11935
>Who allocated time to give birth to this image?
>What actions did he commit to warrant hiding behind seven proxies?
He was a child porn spammer, I forget what he called himself. "Master" something IIRC.

>Who exactly is the subject talking to?
Mods

>Why is the subject wearing dress attire?
That's getting into some really obscure chan culture shit, something from 711chan which goes back even further to Bob from the church of the subgenius. Stuff like that just carries through with memes, which is why Anon, green guy, red guy and grey guy wears suit attire today.

>Why did he choose to use seven proxies instead of, say, six?
>Why did he use proxies instead of other methods of anonymity?
He used the Tor network, supposedly it really was that many nodes, I don't know if true.

>Why did he refer to his location relative to the proxies as "behind"?
That's just basic terminology.

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Anonymous 12/14/2017 (Thu) 22:31:33 [Preview] No.11939 del
>>11936
Good post.



Wishlist for hardware that probably doesn't exist Anonymous 11/07/2017 (Tue) 20:47:25 [Preview] No. 11719 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
all I want for christmas is a keyboard like Psion 5 that writes plain ASCII into memory and is easy to import onto other devices.


Anonymous 12/14/2017 (Thu) 19:55:53 [Preview] No.11937 del
Specifically I want a regular keyboard that has a separate enter key that copies a line from the memory of the keyboard into the memory of the computer, so I'm not bound to whatever javashit text window that jumps my cursor to god knows where when the internet page finishes loading or inputs the letters in wrong order after I already started writing before the application was completely loaded. I have to wait for this GUI shit to load before I can safely type full lines.


Anonymous 12/14/2017 (Thu) 22:29:27 [Preview] No.11938 del
Pussy mattress.



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Anonymous 12/14/2017 (Thu) 01:06:34 [Preview] No. 11933 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
paging the local openbsd/reop nut
is this shit as good as it sounds ?
https://www.tedunangst.com/flak/post/miniwebproxy
bless you


Anonymous 12/14/2017 (Thu) 02:09:04 [Preview] No.11934 del
No. I'm what another anon the "unangstfag" here, but this "miniwebproxy" is very limited. The code is ok, nothing special (I've read it).
You're better with Privoxy for layer 7 filtering...



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Anonymous 12/10/2017 (Sun) 02:20:58 [Preview] No. 11890 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Hi tech, i'm tired of windows.

I will go to linux, but I need know which linux i will usage.

I am in doubt between the backbox and Kali Linux, if you have more recommendations, I accept (debian priorizer).

I have a 4GB pendrive, is it enough to change the operating system?
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Anonymous 12/13/2017 (Wed) 17:43:08 [Preview] No.11924 del
>>11917
That individual (Not even sure if the creator of that post is a human, but the statistics say that it should be), is not me.

It is quite annoying to be told to "fuck off" whenever one asks for advice or help. The OP was clearly incompetent, but that doesn't mean we should get one less person off of windows.


Anonymous 12/13/2017 (Wed) 17:47:22 [Preview] No.11925 del
>>11890
I use Xubuntu currently, an older version of it, works pretty good for basic use but to tell you the truth I also have Windows XP on a separate offline PC (mostly for using media converting tools and DVD shrink which you cannot find for the linux OS).


Anonymous 12/13/2017 (Wed) 18:53:31 [Preview] No.11926 del
>>11925
I was thinking of installing FreeDOS on a stand alone with Windows ME on top as an old school gaming rig.


Anonymous 12/13/2017 (Wed) 21:29:25 [Preview] No.11928 del
>>11928
See React OS instead of FreeDOS. Seems to have better development.


Anonymous 12/13/2017 (Wed) 21:49:45 [Preview] No.11930 del
>>11926
A friend of mine does this with rather good results. WinME isn't all that bad so long as you feed it plenty of ram.

>>11928
FreeDOS and ReactOS are two totally different things with totally different goals. I wouldn't expect ReactOS to have any better DOS compatibility than NT (which was really poor, and getting worse).



Discord sucks Anonymous 10/29/2017 (Sun) 03:38:40 [Preview] No. 11609 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
You know what sucks about discord is you can't use TOR to register a username anonymously. Sure you can use it, but as soon as you change IPs once they send an e-mail verification and then demand mobile verification before you can continue to use discord.
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Anonymous 11/04/2017 (Sat) 20:18:17 [Preview] No. 11665 del
is 11644 a social network disrupt/divide bot?


Anonymous 11/07/2017 (Tue) 17:11:49 [Preview] No. 11711 del
>>11609
>demand mobile verification

OK, I'll never use this service then.

I hate how many email services are now demanding mobile verification now days. Thus I am the only one I know who uses a foreign email service. It's ridiculous that they are mandating your personal info just to use their services. Fuck them all. I won't use that shit.


Anonymous 11/07/2017 (Tue) 17:14:53 [Preview] No. 11713 del
>>11625
>phone verification service on the net

Anon, I would love to know more about this. Is there a way to spoof mobile verifications to create emails? If so I'm excited and want to know more!


Anonymous 12/01/2017 (Fri) 02:19:42 [Preview] No.11824 del
True


Anonymous 12/12/2017 (Tue) 23:58:58 [Preview] No.11919 del
>>11609
me and 2 other's were trying to use memecord in the same house because one of us was in a separate room and didn't want to move his PC. it started saying a bunch of shit about "suspicious activity", "your account is disabled for your security", "plz give cellphone number", etc. pure cancer
>>11611
this



Phosphor Display Anonymous 12/01/2017 (Fri) 18:21:24 [Preview] No. 11831 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
green
amber
white
Which one is best?
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Anonymous 12/01/2017 (Fri) 18:54:35 [Preview] No.11835 del
>>11834
Agreed.


Anonymous 12/02/2017 (Sat) 02:08:16 [Preview] No.11837 del
Medically speaking red fluorescent lightning. Green if you need shades, blue for the blind. Dark on low light: keeps eyes calm non-stressed. Other things include raised desktop to stand and walk, split ortholinear keyboard, small desktop or window to leaves the eyes still as possible. Treadmill on monitor with a pad keyboard is best.


Anonymous 12/08/2017 (Fri) 19:51:43 [Preview] No.11881 del
they all look cool for a minute but they stress your eyes with flicker. i used to get headaches after 2 hours of com0iter use in the 90s. embrace progress.


Anonymous 12/09/2017 (Sat) 08:32:50 [Preview] No.11883 del
>>11881
This. I used to love playing games on my dads old amber but christ it hurts after a while.


Anonymous 12/12/2017 (Tue) 14:11:30 [Preview] No.11913 del
>>11831
Amber is SCIENTIFICALLY the most comfy color



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Anonymous 11/27/2017 (Mon) 14:59:29 [Preview] No. 11803 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Is this the true power of technology TM ?
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Anonymous 11/29/2017 (Wed) 15:11:50 [Preview] No.11815 del
>>11812
You must be selecsexual then.


Anonymous 12/03/2017 (Sun) 04:50:24 [Preview] No.11843 del
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what the fuck


Anonymous 12/03/2017 (Sun) 09:46:08 [Preview] No.11844 del
That guy needs to get his bitch in line. Stop giving her fucking money and just disappear for a year.


sage sage 12/08/2017 (Fri) 19:26:39 [Preview] No.11880 del
>>11803
>the hacker news userbase is 100% cucks
wow. color me surprised. i hope he remembers to prep the bull. what is it when the bull is a woman? if preps the bull that's basically a threesome.


Anonymous 12/11/2017 (Mon) 20:40:27 [Preview] No.11901 del
>broken people are broken
oh wow it's like she wouldn't succumb to a heroin addiction or something if that's what she was introduced to