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(((Intel))) is RIP Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 22:01:37 [Preview] No. 9599 [Reply]
https://www.reddit.com/r/Amd/comments/5x4hxu/we_are_amd_creators_of_athlon_radeon_and_other/

AMD told us in their AMA on reddit yesterday that they'd consider Coreboot/Libreboot support. We should do something to let them know we're interested, because this would be a game changer.
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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 22:02:38 [Preview] No. 9604 del
>>9600
>https://archive.fo/JnoNx
>Please turn JavaScript on and reload the page.
>DDoS protection by Cloudflare


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 22:02:50 [Preview] No. 9605 del
>> 8149
it's your fault for using tor goym, give cloudflare all your info


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 22:03:02 [Preview] No. 9606 del
>>9605
give your ass to the botnet, embrace it


plebbit Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 22:03:14 [Preview] No. 9607 del
https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/5xvn4i/update_corebootlibreboot_on_amd_has_ceo_level/

UPDATE: Coreboot/Libreboot on AMD has ‘CEO Level Attention’ and AMD is investigating how to go about support. Contacting AMD is having an impact!! Don’t give up/forget!


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 22:03:27 [Preview] No. 9608 del
>>9607
Hopes now raised from 0 to 0.1



Desktop R8 or H8 thread Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:53:04 [Preview] No. 9555 [Reply]
No desktop thread? Lets fix that.

I'll start with my laptop
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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 22:00:41 [Preview] No. 9594 del
>>9593
>There isn't really any difference for image or sound quality
>purely an interface thing
>they are all pretty lame
>they can all pretty much play the same stuff
How lame. I thought there might be some software that beats what i am currently using but they are all the same thing with a different face.


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 22:00:53 [Preview] No. 9595 del
>>9584
8/10

-1 for no slstatus
-1 for gimme-a-headache colour scheme


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 22:01:03 [Preview] No. 9596 del
>>9558
10000x this, I prefer MATE, but there's nothing wrong with GNOME imho.


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 22:01:15 [Preview] No. 9597 del
>>9596
cuck


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 22:01:27 [Preview] No. 9598 del
>>9597
Thank you for your concise yet informative reply. This sure added to the discussion.



Email Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:32:03 [Preview] No. 9447 [Reply]
Is there a free email service that is better for privacy?

Like one headquartered in Iceland or something. I'm currently looking at openmailbox but registration was closed last time I checked.
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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:52:05 [Preview] No. 9550 del
>>9547
>Protonmail
>requires antispam check to sign up
>email (only available under certain circumstances, your IP, time of day, who knows?)
>SMS (>owning a phone)
>Donate (lol)
>lol no captcha option
trash


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:52:17 [Preview] No. 9551 del
>>9547
>bitmessage.ch
>Obligatory fields to fill out
>Your contact address
trash


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:52:29 [Preview] No. 9552 del
>>9546
>tutanota
>please wait 48 hours before you can use your new account
trash


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:52:41 [Preview] No. 9553 del
>>9550
okay, so i went through the entire process of receiving an sms to verify my account and then it just says "email or phone are already used".
double trash


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:52:52 [Preview] No. 9554 del
>>9447
>openmailbox
>registration closed
>comments go back to december 2016 saying reg closed
>but reg is open for their trendy mobile-first solution which gives a @openmailboxbeta.com email address

also we should mention teknik.io, which also has registration closed



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NSA EQGRP Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:28:12 [Preview] No. 9427 [Reply]
Equation Group Malware Dump

PW: theequationgroup

_escaped_fragment_=zEAU1AQL!oWJ63n-D6lCuCQ4AY0Cv_405hX8kn7MEsa1iLH5UjKU#!zEAU1AQL!oWJ63n-D6lCuCQ4AY0Cv_405hX8kn7MEsa1iLH5UjKU">https://mega.nz_escaped_fragment_=zEAU1AQL!oWJ63n-D6lCuCQ4AY0Cv_405hX8kn7MEsa1iLH5UjKU#!zEAU1AQL!oWJ63n-D6lCuCQ4AY0Cv_405hX8kn7MEsa1iLH5UjKU

SHA-512: 75ff32f1162d99c597d34e1004ed2e9fe261b05f10b59d113cf8327ccbe0abe79d3675c2011e7ac97a17d6e7bff6a51db8f40d137fe1ffd5a9049f29d00ce663

Sauce = github (taken down): https://github.com/theshadowbrokers/EQGRP-AUCTION/
Archive: https://archive.is/cXz4C

>!!! Attention government sponsors of cyber warfare and those who profit from it !!!!

>How much you pay for enemies cyber weapons? Not malware you find in networks. Both sides, RAT + LP, full state sponsor tool set? We find cyber weapons made by creators of stuxnet, duqu, flame. Kaspersky calls Equation Group. We follow Equation Group traffic. We find Equation Group source range. We hack Equation Group. We find many many Equation Group cyber weapons. You see pictures. We give you some Equation Group files free, you see. This is good proof no? You enjoy!!! You break many things. You find many intrusions. You write many words. But not all, we are auction the best files.
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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:31:08 [Preview] No. 9442 del
>>9433
xxx@vps:~/bla/tools$ unzip EQGRP-Auction-Files.zip
Archive: EQGRP-Auction-Files.zip
End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not
a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. In the
latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on
the last disk(s) of this archive.
unzip: cannot find zipfile directory in one of EQGRP-Auction-Files.zip or
EQGRP-Auction-Files.zip.zip, and cannot find EQGRP-Auction-Files.zip.ZIP, period.

wat


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:31:18 [Preview] No. 9443 del
>>9442
Did you rename the files before joining them? They need to be joined in order.


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:31:41 [Preview] No. 9445 del
Bad news for people who type.


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:31:51 [Preview] No. 9446 del
>>9445
Don't mind me I'm just posting my Skype username to find cool people
charlie8_6



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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:23:30 [Preview] No. 9402 [Reply]
I'm running an instance of Tokumei that some of you wanted, I do not host the tor SFTP anymore.

https://torvalds.xyz/

Its pretty much anonymous microblogging with freedom of speech intended. Go mad.
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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:27:11 [Preview] No. 9422 del
>>9421
So, why then you would give your users website visit info to Google if dumb captcha with fixed answer is enough (and unless someone goes after spamming your very specific site it holds true)? Why not make locally generated captcha like this website does? I dislike how exactly captcha is implemented here (see lynxchan thread, >>7569), but it is many times better than privacy-invading Google's "service".


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:27:23 [Preview] No. 9423 del
>>9422
>So, why then you would give your users website visit info to Google

Unless users ignore our recommendation to use TBB, we are not giving any useful info to either the Tokumei site host or to Google.

In the edge case that a user trusts a Tokumei host enough to access a site over the clearnet (either the site is served over the clearnet directly or they use a gateway) but does not trust Google, you have a point.

>if dumb captcha with fixed answer is enough

For Tokumei sites where this is enough, indeed this should be used over the tokumei-recaptcha apps.

>Why not make locally generated captcha like this website does?

Because captcha is complex and Tokumei is not HN shit. This nodeshit website depends on fucking ImageMagick.

But for clearnet hosts that want to avoid pinging Google and don't care about back end complexity, sure, a local captcha app would be good.

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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:27:35 [Preview] No. 9424 del
>>9421
what the fuck. how can anyone be this stupid (assuming they're not a shill)?

captcha slider is meaningless. it is a concept made up to make customers feel good about themselves.

>I write user-friendly software with good UX
No, you missed the irony. UX is not a legitimate field. It's a term thrown around by charlatans to pretend user interface design is too hard for developers and needs professional people trained in CYBER-PSYCHOLOGICAL interaction and what not. Then it provides a set of doctrines about how to design user interfaces, and the result is completely retarded shit, such as your site. At this point I can't even remember what your site looked like because it was down every time this thread got bumped, but it was twitter tier buggy unusable slow garbage.

>The material web interface also provides an easy way to install custom CSS to strip material bits you don't like. I don't know what else you want.
No you don't understand, your site was shit and hardly worked at all. See post on 8ch/tech:
>I had JS off initially, so clicking "SPEAK FREELY" would bring me to a page with a post form which silently fails. Going again with JS, if you look really hard (or I suppose smart phone users might notice it right away), there's a pencil button at the bottom right. But then it still silently fails. I even tried the .onion domain and same result.

>reCAPTCHA *is* easy for end users. Many just need to click on a check box.
Yes, users who use the same cookies and IP for months at a time. When you tie personal identity to every transaction you make on the internet, captcha is redundant. You do not need Google to implement such a trivial feature. 4chan had this feature a decade before the G.

>>9423
>Because captcha is complex and Tokumei is not HN shit.

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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:27:47 [Preview] No. 9425 del
Torvalds is back up and running, all fresh and new with a captcha for no spam. :)


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:27:59 [Preview] No. 9426 del



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CuckCuckGo Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:21:08 [Preview] No. 9390 [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?
Unrelated image.
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CuckCuckGo Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:22:54 [Preview] No. 9399 del
We recommend that you don't use DuckDuckGo if you seek a search engine that values your privacy. There's no confirmed proof that DuckDuckGo is violating your privacy, but there are some very suspicious things, however, that make certain other search engines far superior in that regard.

Gabriel Weinberg, the founder of DuckDuckGo, used to run the Names Database. This was a website that aimed to connect people who had lost contact by gathering lots and lots of e-mail addresses. Getting access could be done by either paying money, or submitting lots of e-mail addresses of other people. Since the service revolved around gathering personal information, it is very suspicious for Gabriel Weinberg to start a business that is privacy-oriented.

DuckDuckGo used to set a tracking cookie, even though they claimed they didn't. This was done by a third party they cooperate with, which means that it wasn't necessarily intentional, but if it's unintentional, it shows a worrying lack of care.

DuckDuckGo is based in the US. This makes it really easy for the NSA to compromise it. If it were based in the EU, for example, the NSA wouldn't have the legal power to force them to log everything without telling anyone. This wouldn't guarantee privacy, but it would make it a lot more plausible. Instead, they're based in the US, which means that the NSA can do whatever they want with them. There are secure search engines that are not based in the US.


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:23:06 [Preview] No. 9400 del
>>9399
Duckgogo has a hideous interface anyway and the ranking by relevance isn't nearly as accurate as Google. I don't enjoy using it.


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:23:18 [Preview] No. 9401 del
>Google was founded in 1998
Are there any viable newer alternatives for getting around the Wired?


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:24:15 [Preview] No. 9406 del
>>9396
No idea, I dont even use the internet or a computer for that matter.



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OP here Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:06:59 [Preview] No. 9318 [Reply]
I have a whole free week on my hands and i want to make most of it by installing a fresh new distro. Since i value /tech/'s opinion, tought i'd ask you guys.

Been using Linux Mint fot a year, but now i want a distro that is clean and not full of software i don't need (like Mint is). Can't decide between Debian or Arch, help me maybe? I kinda have a life, so if Arch is really that high maintenance, it's out of the picture.
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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:20:10 [Preview] No. 9385 del
>>9384
Sure, Linux has reasons to be larger while sticking to the same philosophy, but not to this extent. It's also much larger because it's so filled with features. Its size is also the result of its very different design philosophy. And I don't think that's a bad thing, but I do think that it invalidates arguments that are just "this one other part of the system doesn't follow the unix philosophy either, therefore it's shit".


anyone from egypt Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:20:22 [Preview] No. 9386 del
anyone from egypt


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:20:34 [Preview] No. 9387 del
>>9386
why do you ask?


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:20:45 [Preview] No. 9388 del
>>9344
bumping this

Also Manjaro offers official OpenRC support and it's developed as a user-friendly distro while offering more or less the same power as archlinux. The core team clearly lacks an understanding in security, but it's the best we have that has the potential to grow as ubuntu/mint and "reach the masses"


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:20:56 [Preview] No. 9389 del
>>9377
>>9378
>>9380
>They will do whatever they can to make sure that Gentoo, Slackware, Void, and Alpine have the worst time possible by not solely supporting systemd. After red hat fully takes control with systemd, there is no need for different distros, because basically they will be all the same but with a different logo.

This is the main reason why systemd is bad for linux.



Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:04:48 [Preview] No. 9307 [Reply]
Can something like this be achieved with only the command line ? https://rain.today/

I'm currently looking at sox.
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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:05:59 [Preview] No. 9313 del
>>9307
>cat /dev/urandom | aplay


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:06:11 [Preview] No. 9314 del
>>9313
>cat /dev/urandom | aplay
Useless use of cat.
aplay </dev/urandom


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:06:23 [Preview] No. 9315 del
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>>9314
Is it just me? Why is that text so small?


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:06:35 [Preview] No. 9316 del
>>9315
yes when font changes so can sizes but does seems to be something funky about 12px ending up as 9.75px. that 75% rule is getting applied twice for some reason


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:06:47 [Preview] No. 9317 del
>>9315
>Is it just me?
No. Same for me.



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Appelbaum Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:01:51 [Preview] No. 9292 [Reply]
Is there any more news on the Jacob Appelbaum situation? It seems like he's disappeared off of the face of the Earth after the allegations. I find the fact that multiple witnesses have come out against the stories that were told on their behalf disturbing.

>Website comes out with a bunch of rape allegations
>Appelbaum denounces the allegations
>Appelbaum is effectively exiled from the free software community despite the lack of a trial
>multiple witnesses come out saying that the allegations made in their name were false, or at best heavily misinterpreted
>Even if all of the witnesses declare that Jake is innocent, his reputation is forever destroyed

Scary stuff.

>article by Die Zeit
http://www.zeit.de/kultur/2016-08/jacob-appelbaum-rape-sexual-abuse-allegations/komplettansicht

>similar article by gizmodo
http://gizmodo.com/jill-bahring-i-was-not-assaulted-by-jacob-appelbaum-1781684838

>statement from Jill Bähring, one of the supposed victims

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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:03:49 [Preview] No. 9302 del
>"if you boldly and righteously declare to people in a position of significant governmental power that they should leak sensitive internal intelligence information about immoral government activity that should be in the public realm, then are flabbergasted and elated to find that they do so; or if you are involved in any serious research which is inconvenient or dangerous to the security state;
>or if you target any individual in the chain of political hierarchy and they get wind of what you’ve done; then
>the great Eye of Sauron
>feels entitled to, and does, make a point of of trying to know every single thing you do, say and think, 24 hours out of every day, 7 days a week.

Wew!


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:04:00 [Preview] No. 9303 del
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This from the article above is also true, everyone knows the Assange thing is bullshit. Now that he's a cold corpse, it's time to admit that he just did "the boyfriend maneuver" and only faggots would object because they have no interest in normal things like pussy. Assange RIP, may have been a Zio tool but he will shine chrome, eternal, for his love of midnight snack. Fully allowed within the lines play.


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:04:12 [Preview] No. 9304 del
>everyone knows the Assange thing is bullshit
I searched the blockchain when that happened but found nothing. The only thing that still bothers me is the idea that the pre-commit hashes were for the "decrypted data", but that's known to be an inferior technique, as describe in both https://stribika.github.io/2015/01/04/secure-secure-shell.html (under "Message authentication codes") and https://lwn.net/Articles/681616/. I can't imagine Assange fucking up like that. It haunts me to this day.


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:04:24 [Preview] No. 9305 del
>>9304
found the markov bot

this one apparently trained specifically with anti-wikileaks propaganda


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:04:36 [Preview] No. 9306 del
the only thing useful that jake made is tlsdate but that's really it.



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the real open source alternative to Discord? Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:59:53 [Preview] No. 9282 [Reply]
Discuss.
there's Riot https://archive.is/7jPpt
Tox, Matrix.
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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:00:52 [Preview] No. 9287 del
>>9282
Google Hangouts
https://hangouts.google.com/
>Hangouts bring conversations to life with photos, emoji, and even group video calls for free. Connect with friends across computers, Android, and Apple devices.


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:01:04 [Preview] No. 9288 del
Oh great, let's take Jabber, and shove it into HTML!
Federated systems are great from a technical standpoint, and nerds like me will always use them just fine. But if we want encryption to actually move out of the hands of the massives after only nerds having it for 50 years then it needs to be on fully distributed systems. Dealing with servers and configuration does not make any sense to normal people. I've tried to get my friends to use Jabber but when the "app" is called Jitsi and the sign up form is at "hot-chili.net" and add account menu says "XMPP" and I tell them to add me at me@dukgo.com then they get confused and give up. The app, the protocol, the website are all just one amorphous thing to tech illiterate people. Which is to say, everyone who is not us.
Something like Tox is way better.


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:01:16 [Preview] No. 9289 del
>>9287
Why do dis fam?


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:01:27 [Preview] No. 9290 del
>>9284
>tox
Why not Ring, it was recently endorsed as an official GNU Project

Also Ring is god tier, not even joking, but Slack is kill. Riot just have to get the same level of attention or to get a big community


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 21:01:39 [Preview] No. 9291 del
>>9290
>Also Riot is god tier*
typo lel