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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 12/23/2017 (Sat) 09:33:11 [Preview] No.12046 del
>>12044
You'll never know until you try.
>>12045
There's seven banners that's over 500 KB. Get better internet bandwidth and hardware.

Here's my proposal: make fourteen 500x200 old /g/ or /tech/ related banners under 500 KB that has an omega logo as well as /tech/ somewhere on the banner if it isn't clear enough that it's a /tech/ related banner. Do this and if there's more than two poorfag pajeets on their android phone using 2G networks, I'll get rid of all of the banners over 500 KB. Until then, tough luck phonefags, just filter the randomBanner.js script if you can.


Anonymous 12/23/2017 (Sat) 10:31:09 [Preview] No.12047 del
>>12046
If you want the banners smaller I can easily reduce the quality.


Anonymous 12/23/2017 (Sat) 17:05:52 [Preview] No.12051 del
>>12046
>500KB for a banner
>meanwhile people make complex 3D environments with all sorts of effects while only using up 4KB of space
WebGL demo banners when?


Anonymous 12/23/2017 (Sat) 17:38:33 [Preview] No.12052 del
>>12051
I don't think lynchan supports that as a banner


betamax Board owner 12/23/2017 (Sat) 21:48:06 [Preview] No.12053 del
>>12047
Yeah about that, if you guys want lower quality versions of the currently existing banners beyond 500 KB, then go ahead, I'll replace those instead IF that's what YOU guys want though it's really just one humble guy (excluding me and my one banner) making these banners. I really don't think that there's more than two minimalists lurking in our /tech/ at any moment so besides pleasing the masses, you don't "have" to at all. Take it as an self imposed challenge for fun. Do try to make it web optimized without making it look too crusty like a .gif image from the 90's.



Acoustic Denial of Service Attacks on HDDs Anonymous 01/16/2018 (Tue) 09:50:15 [Preview] No. 12202 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
TL;DR: researchers can crash devices with magnetic drives from just under a meter away using sound waves.

Might be relevant to your interests, /tech/


Anonymous 01/16/2018 (Tue) 10:55:23 [Preview] No.12203 del
It's just finding the resonance frequency to vibrate the plates so the needle doesn't read or write properly? I like the idea of using it to disrupt CCTV recording.



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Vehicle Hacking Anonymous 01/16/2018 (Tue) 02:57:10 [Preview] No. 12198 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Post and discuss the modification of vehicles!

Already have a laptop inside mine diverting power from the cars (Upgraded) alternator, and a few transmitters for improved communications and broadcasting.


Anonymous 01/16/2018 (Tue) 09:40:38 [Preview] No.12201 del
but why?



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It's a Libre Vidya general thread! Anonymous 01/14/2018 (Sun) 18:52:49 [Preview] No. 12189 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Post some free software video games and general discussion.
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Anonymous 01/15/2018 (Mon) 10:29:07 [Preview] No.12195 del
>>12190
It doesn't seem too dead: https://github.com/aurhat/AC


Anonymous 01/15/2018 (Mon) 19:16:12 [Preview] No.12196 del
>>12195
It's not dead per se but it's not really alive like let's say warow or xonotic.A few meme commits per month doesn't and pretty much no communication with the community shuts the case by my standards regarding alive projects.
You could say it's alive the same way rtorrent is alive for example. With that I agree.
>>2194
good thing I have potato pc and I never tried it I feel the pain


Anonymous 01/15/2018 (Mon) 21:43:36 [Preview] No.12197 del
>>12194
Are you talking about this?
https://github.com/tesseract-ocr/tesseract
Considering the last commit was about 5 days ago I don't think it's dead.


Anonymous 01/16/2018 (Tue) 09:36:21 [Preview] No.12199 del
>>12197
No, not the development. There hasn't been anyone in the servers for years.


Anonymous 01/16/2018 (Tue) 09:39:18 [Preview] No.12200 del



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FBI chief calls unbreakable encryption 'urgent public safety issue' Anonymous 01/10/2018 (Wed) 01:34:09 [Preview] No. 12180 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
>FBI chief calls unbreakable encryption 'urgent public safety issue'
>unbreakable encryption
>mobile phone
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cyber-fbi/fbi-chief-calls-unbreakable-encryption-urgent-public-safety-issue-idUSKBN1EY1S7

The baits.
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Anonymous 01/10/2018 (Wed) 23:59:03 [Preview] No.12184 del
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>>12183
They're telling you to write to your representative. Not saying you'll succeed or have an impact though.
There are also other methods such as contributing to projects that hinder attempts of mass surveillance in your country/state.
Or getting your family to use instant messaging clients with good encryption.


Anonymous 01/11/2018 (Thu) 00:35:51 [Preview] No.12185 del
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>>12184
>They're telling you to write to your representative.
Don't work, conglomerates have too much money.
>projects that hinder attempts of mass surveillance
Don't work, no one gives a shit about privacy anymore, they just follow the bandwagon and no pretty sheep is allowed to criticize.
>Or getting your family to use instant messaging clients with good encryption.
Never worked. They just use whatever the other people is using. I've tried so fucking many times that it's not even fun anymore (I suggested not some obscure software, but Signal, that has fancy interface and all - not once they installed it).

Something must happen and I think it's close (~2022), unfortunatelly.


Anonymous 01/11/2018 (Thu) 23:25:53 [Preview] No.12186 del
>>12185
>NOPE! It's all fucked, no hope in trying anymore.
Try harder.


Anonymous 01/12/2018 (Fri) 06:27:41 [Preview] No.12187 del
>>12186 not 12185,
but what have you succeeded on?

You are dealing with a social problem you cannot fix.
FBI here is admitting encryption and good OPSEC actually work,
But if your family, and society as a whole, does not want either,
what are you left with?

I'm ignoring OP, and several respondents here who clearly read NSA's ANT Catalog,
and know clearly how NSA bypasses encryption by fuzzing Qualcomm chips worldwide[1].
NVM LTE is designed top to bottom to dox everyone in the planet (which is why
Snowden is COINTEL).

So tell me, what should I try?

[1]https://web.archive.org/web/20170130091614/http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2016/08/08/bug-leaves-900-million-android-devices-vulnerable-to-attack/


Anonymous 01/12/2018 (Fri) 07:37:01 [Preview] No.12188 del
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>>12182
> countries
> a fucking federal state over a half a continent
> "lol just leave"
just be honest and tell people to change it or fucking change it like ANTIFA does



Anyone following the Intel vulnerability? Anonymous 01/05/2018 (Fri) 00:57:21 [Preview] No. 12159 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
The "Meltdown" and "Spectre" thing. Here:
https://lobste.rs/s/cx4jut/meltdown_spectre

Does it have any connection with the Sandsifter research?
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Anonymous 01/08/2018 (Mon) 09:21:13 [Preview] No.12171 del
>>12169
Throw the guts, design a MIPS board, put the board inside and you are good to go.

>64-bit ARM
"no"


Anonymous 01/08/2018 (Mon) 11:08:39 [Preview] No.12172 del
>>12170
This shit list is ancient, many advice noe defunct tks to Spectre. MMU needs needs to be rethought, if not completely removed.
>>>/os/ iirc is gone


Anonymous 01/08/2018 (Mon) 18:58:53 [Preview] No.12174 del
>>12171
Mips or risc-v?


Anonymous 01/08/2018 (Mon) 22:58:23 [Preview] No.12175 del
>>12172
>many advice noe defunct tks to Spectre
Such as...


Anonymous 01/10/2018 (Wed) 01:16:45 [Preview] No.12179 del
"Intel engineers attended the same conferences as other company engineers, and read the same papers about performance enhancing strategies – so it is hard to believe they ignored the risky aspects. I bet they were instructed to ignore the risk," - deraadt

Holy smokes. He also thinks that way.
It's one of the (possibly) many backdoors from some security agency.

https://www.itwire.com/security/81338-handling-of-cpu-bug-disclosure-incredibly-bad-openbsd-s-de-raadt.html



Interesting google searches Anonymous 12/29/2017 (Fri) 09:56:01 [Preview] No. 12099 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
From funny to obvious brain washing, list them here.

Google Images:
"Jewish Piano"
"European people history"

Google Search:
"middle east evil" reclick search box for suggestions after search

Youtube search suggestions:
"how to have" recently removed https://news.slashdot.org/story/17/11/27/1314213/youtubes-search-autofill-surfaced-disturbing-child-sex-results
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Anonymous 01/01/2018 (Mon) 20:19:54 [Preview] No.12125 del
>>12124
>>12123
Stop trying to collect information about us by urging us to perform specific searches on Google. Here is what I mean
>Hey! Endchan is a major adversary
>We need to identify it's users
>How about we coax them into making specific Google searches!
>And anyone who makes that search will have their information saved!

Even with great OpSec, this is absolutely retarded.


Anonymous 01/01/2018 (Mon) 22:38:44 [Preview] No.12127 del
>>12125
>Endchan is a major adversary


Anonymous 01/02/2018 (Tue) 00:14:20 [Preview] No.12128 del
>>12127
Looks like some retards never learn.


Anonymous 01/03/2018 (Wed) 18:28:26 [Preview] No.12157 del
>>12128
Dude, look. There are literally 5 people on Endchan as a whole this second. This isn't "major" in any way.


Anonymous 01/09/2018 (Tue) 18:51:17 [Preview] No.12178 del
>>12157
unless somebody VERY important browses here, they seem to be looking for somebody specifically, and they must be looking for him/her on every site that ends with "chan"



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Anonymous 08/08/2017 (Tue) 13:05:04 [Preview] No. 10603 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
There seem to be a lot of privacy conscious people on this board.
Provided we can actually find a way to communicate, would anyone be interested in making our own alternative to privacytools.io ?
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Anonymous 08/15/2017 (Tue) 03:21:23 [Preview] No. 10724 del
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>>10719

>I'm what you call "unangstfag" and also who 'designed' the html and all the information in it,

Well, like I said, it's an improvement over the previous version. It looks nice. Good job.

>since no one here is interested in contribute but, instead, talk shit.

Sometimes talking shit _is_ contributing. It is when I do it, anyway; my shit talking is (almost) never pointless.

Nonetheless, as a gesture of goodwill, I will read over the list again and attempt to make a more traditional contribution to the list.

>>10721

>why does it have to be a website?

I can't speak for the guy who started it or for Unangstfag, but I would suggest the following:

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Anonymous 08/15/2017 (Tue) 06:20:37 [Preview] No. 10726 del
>>10724
good point
>.html is just .txt with markup
>hosting pastebin is just bloat over .txt
Oh. I really should have known that. Maybe I shouldn't be an Ideas Guy™ if I'm not a webdev person and I haven't slept much. I'll be off to check my ego.


Anonymous 08/16/2017 (Wed) 05:05:59 [Preview] No. 10738 del
>>10713 (me)
The Endwall folk is out? I wanted to start the flamewar on other imageboards already...
Any alternatives on how we can host it? Maybe ask odilitime to create a /tech/tools.html ?


Anonymous 01/09/2018 (Tue) 12:47:17 [Preview] No.12177 del
Stop hiding your data



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How do you store your data/backups? Anonymous 07/20/2017 (Thu) 23:19:37 [Preview] No. 10460 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Hie, I'm trying to find a good solution to never get out of storage on my HDDs, for my backups and my regular use.
What is your data storage solution?
I want, if possible, a solution that is the most freedom compliant.
There is the usb HDDs, 3/4 plugged on a rasp.
There is the NAS with 3.5' HDDs in it.
Maybe a cheap 20$ computer with the HDDs in it with linux installed...

What should be the best? What HDD to buy (there are these backdoors, even though I don't think I can find any without)

Thanks you!
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>>10797

If you don't have your electronic on, Is it still fried by the EMP?
I would like to keep a watch after an EMP, but I don't know how to protect it.


Anonymous 08/17/2017 (Thu) 20:03:04 [Preview] No. 10810 del
>>10797
>>10795
I keep five backup toughbooks inside of a plastic bag that has been heat sealed making it waterproof. I put the laptop inside of a faraday cage which in turn is inside of a metal box made of lead. Why five laptops you may ask? Well, that is if one of them breaks, I can move to another laptop and use that one instead, and if all of my laptops break, I can find the broken parts and use working parts from another to fix it.


Anonymous 09/07/2017 (Thu) 01:02:51 [Preview] No. 11036 del
Block of ice


Anonymous 11/01/2017 (Wed) 10:47:06 [Preview] No. 11640 del
I smear feces on the wall and write 0s & 1s


Anonymous 01/09/2018 (Tue) 12:46:44 [Preview] No.12176 del
Write code in stone



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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 12/18/2017 (Mon) 02:25:59 [Preview] No.11988 del
>>11811
>This reads as the story of a shitty persona slut and her beta cuck provider.
B-b-but Anon she suffered abuse during her childhood!


Anonymous 12/28/2017 (Thu) 06:28:32 [Preview] No.12092 del
>>11805
looks like there isn't a place on the world without brainwashed retards like you


Anonymous 12/30/2017 (Sat) 01:51:31 [Preview] No.12113 del
>>11811
Pretty much /thread.


Anonymous 01/08/2018 (Mon) 16:08:02 [Preview] No.12173 del
> browsing Reddit news